Patio or Deck?

So, Spring is just about here.  And you are contemplating adding a spot in the back of your house for socializing.  Maybe a place to cook outdoors.  Maybe a place to sunbath.  Maybe a place to kick back with a cold beer or glass of wine.  The question is:  should you choose a new patio or build a deck. has a very good article on their site providing quick information to help you make that choice.

Their suggestions take into consideration your budget, lifestyle and ongoing maintenance requirements of your project.


Certainly, your backyard space restrictions, terrain and even your neighborhood zoning all can play a part in your decision to go patio or deck.

As far as materials go, they touch on the choice of wood or composite decking as well as paving, brick and concrete options for a patio.

This article also links to more detailed reviews of planning and building your outdoor space as well as designs for consideration.

You can read complete article on here.




TAS_0209-3-2 copy-2 Eric McKenna, Realtor
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Mobile: 412-613-4466 call/text
Address: 1001 Beaver Grade Rd, Moon Twp PA 15108

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Eric McKenna

Accomplished Realtor with Cowden Creek Realty. Creator and Host of The Eric McKenna Project. EMP is Pittsburgh's Talk Show.

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