Patio in the country with their own hands: 3 phase arrangement
Table of contents
1 From planning to decorate
- 1.1 Stage №1: site selection
- 1.2 Stage №2: installation work
- 1.3 Stage №3: filling accessories
- 2 conclusion
Patio - the perfect place to relax, meet guests and family dinners in the summer
You do not know how to build a patio at the cottage? I have gained experience suggests that create a cozy place for a comfortable stay in the fresh air on their own summer cottage under the force of each. A photographic materials set out below with detailed instructions and installation work will help you to see this.
From planning to decorate
Creating a patio with your own hands can be divided into several stages:
- Selecting a location;
- erection work;
- filling accessories.
Let's start in order:
Stage №1: site selection
What place near her house to dedicate to the arrangement of the patio? It all depends on the purposes for which it is in general, you need:
- Family gatherings. Lunch and dinner with the family, playing with children - all of it is better to organize against the back wall of the house, which often equipped with a spare door to facilitate removal of utensils, toys and other furniture accessories;
Placing patio near the rear doors allow for quick replacement of the dishes on the dinner table
I do not recommend planting area around the patio deciduous trees. This will lead to the need for daily cleaning of the territory of the rest, it is enough tedious.
- Recreation area for grandparents. For an elderly couple well suited place near the main entrance. Then the old men in case of need will always be able to easily and quickly go back to the house;
Patio near the main entrance facade is decorated profitable cottage
- romance corner. Patio for a pair of lovers should be placed in the most beautiful spot in the garden;
Romantic cozy corner may be located anywhere in the suburban area, as long as there was beautiful
- A party with friends. In this case, the recreation area should choose a place away from home that sat up late noisy company did not interfere with those households who want to sleep;
Patio with barbecue will allow during a meeting with friends to enjoy more and grilled meat
- Sunbathing. Sunbathers have to choose the most open to the sun site own garden for decorating the patio on it. But we should not forget also about midday burning rays that are harmful to the skin and the body, and that not everyone can share your preferences. So make sure to have a number of decorative awnings or umbrellas convertible to quickly organize a shadow, if necessary.
If the patio at the cottage is partially shaded, on it with the same comfort can relax as the sun lovers and shade lovers
In addition to the places you need to decide is also a patio with dimensions:
- We believe the number of peopleWhich can be simultaneously located in a recreation area;
- Multiply it by 3.5 m2, It is so much need for one person to feel comfortable.
Stage №2: installation work
Now look at how to make patio selected location:
Create a layout plan. It all depends on your preferences and characteristics of landscape design of your site.
For example, the project in question has a round shape and consists of the following elements:
|Remove the layer of soilTo level the site.|
Crescent dig a trench a strip foundation, which is needed for part of the patio with a border.
Its parameters are:
|The bottom fell asleep pillow of gravel and sand 5-10 cm in height.|
knead concrete mortar:
|Fill trench with concrete.|
|We spread the first row of breeze blocks. You can also use a brick, but its price is higher.|
|erect the entire border with two shelves at the edges. Ie beyond three rows of cinder block, and with each successive shorter than the previous one.|
|fall asleep the rest of the patio, gravel, which is then carefully ramming.|
|protect gravel bed cinder block chain, completing the circle of the lower row of the parapet.|
|harvested stoneware or concrete slabs.|
|perform finish curb.|
|We spread closer to the parapet of a campfire.|
Patio can be laid out from the boards, but then do not forget their pre-treated with preservatives. Otherwise the wood will rot quickly.
If you use to create a patio board, make sure you need to protect them from dirt and moisture precipitation
Stage №3: filling accessories
It is desirable to match the interior patio setting that is present in the country house. Then the patio will look its natural extension.
Ennobling recreation area:
- Furniture. The following items will be appropriate furniture Interior:
- table made of wood or glass;
Convenient table - the soul of any patio, it was him going to a family or group of friends
- Garden sofa or chair;
A table will be estimated at its true worth when followed can comfortably sit or even lie down, with nothing to successfully cope chairs and sofas
- Rocking chairs and beautiful lounges;
Rocking chairs make it possible to give up a feast and enjoy the rest on the patio a little differently
- Lighting. Evening meetings impossible without lighting. suit:
|Hanging garlands of light bulbs.|
- Fireplace, grill or campfire. Having an open fire - a source of heat in the cool evenings between seasons and the availability of tasty dishes at all at any time of day and year;
Open fire on the patio - it's warm, and delicious food
- Garden swing. Help to create a romantic mood, but in other cases there may be a great place to sleep;
- Cute little things. Figurines, souvenirs, photographs, vases - all of which can decorate a recreation area in the garden is not worse than the living room or bedroom in the house.
Cute vases can profitably revitalize situation patio
- Plants. Flower beds, pergolas, flower boxes or planting pockets allow a patio garden in harmony with the environment;
Wall, ivy, combined with original lighting create the illusion of staying in some fairy forest
- outdoor gazebo. It may also be a part of the recreation area.
Now that you know all about the process of resettlement patio. Videos in this article contains additional materials, and any questions you can ask in the comments.
Patio at the cottage will allow the country rest with greater comfort