Covered Backyard Patio Designs

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Covered backyard patio designs can be a great benefit to your home, but only if it is used properly. Not using your patio, as you are not sure how to decorate or use the space is similar to not using your living room for the same reasons you are simply losing valuable space. By giving your covered patio a unified theme and purpose, it opens the door to new opportunities for entertainment. Also relaxation and enjoying your backyard.

Perhaps the greatest benefit to a covered patio is the protection of the elements that it produces. This in mind, you can use your yard in a way you could never, if it were not covered. For example, furnish your covered patio with plush furniture to create an outdoor living space. Since the area is protected from rain and sun, do not hesitate to decorate with the padded seat and bedding that would otherwise be ruined by the elements. Other accessories such as wicker storage, decorative candles, a rug and even a ceiling fan can make the space feel more comfortable. For periods of wind or heavy rain, consider hanging a retractable protective cover over the entrance door to the backyard.

A covered patio can complement a backyard in one of two ways. The first is to keep them separated, so that the patio seems just a part of the backyard at all. It would, on the other hand, be isolated as if it were his own room in the house. This can be achieved by planting trees, shrubs or other plants along the outer edge of the patio. And effectively making a wall that separates it from the patio. The lattice is another way to create a barrier.