Summer is right around the corner! You don’t want to be cramped up inside! A patio can be the perfect addition to your home, giving you the ability to enjoy all of the space outside the house. But with so many different options from which to choose, what kind of patio should you get? Our choice would be to go with a solid stone patio. Let’s learn about all of the benefits that you gain from investing in a stone patio.
The expression isn’t “solid as a rock” for nothing. Stone patios are incredibly durable and long-lasting. Natural stone is almost twice as strong as concrete pavers, making it more resistant to the natural elements as well as heavy-foot traffic. Whether it’s heavy winds or pouring rain, it won’t be able to damage your stone patio. As an added plus, the color of your stones will never fade, even in the sweltering heat, so whatever color you choose, it will keep that color for a long time, unlike man-made materials that lose their color as time passes.
Natural stone is more cost-effective than man-made material such as concrete. It’s a low-maintenance material, meaning you won’t have to pour money into maintaining it. In addition, you will make more money when selling your home if you add a stone patio, and buyers are more likely to buy the home if itis already built and ready for use. Stone might be more expensive than man-made material initially, but you will prosper in the long haul because the natural stone will outlast synthetic material as well. While time withers away at concrete, making it age, lose color, spot, and crack, a stone patio will age beautifully and get a natural patina.
A natural stone patio comes with an equally-natural beauty that will enhance the exterior of your home, improving the look and feel of the area. Natural stone comes in a wide variety of colors and styles, giving you the power to customize your patio however you’d like. Since stone won’t age over time, your patio will retain its glamour for years to come. You can blend your natural stones in with the rest of your property easily. Using stone that is indigenous to your area is an option that can cut down on the cost, while also helping to fit better into the aesthetic of your home.
Put Lehnhoff’s Landscaping In Charge Of Your Patio
Lehnhoff Landscaping specializes in transforming your outdoor space into an extension of your home while maintaining the integrity of your property and surroundings. We turn your vision into reality and will work with you through every step of the process. We provide services in Baltimore, Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Clarksville, Howard County, Bethesda, Potomac, Columbia, Olney, Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Ellicott City, Hunt Valley, Kingsville, Bowie, Pasadena, and Towson, Maryland.