Have you ever said to yourself, I wonder what our back patio would look like if we made it a little bit bigger? I wonder what kind of parties or gatherings could we have in our yard?
Well that’s exactly what this customer said out in Mauldin, South Carolina. They had an existing concrete patio where they did some events and had people out on their backyard, but wanted to know what someone could design. The imagined a bigger patio that could host many more gatherings would look like. We took this idea and came up with a design that extended the existing 12’ x 12’ concrete patio in the backyard across the entire back of the house. This would make the space a lot more usable to the needs of the owners.
To do this we poured concrete in a frame that would give the design some style by curving the corners and adding some nuances that wouldn’t make the backyard patio simply look bigger. Before pouring though, we added some extra support to the concrete which included footings and rebar in case the customer or future owner decides to put something like a cover or roof on top of the patio. We also added a French drain around the patio’s edge in order to avoid the type of red dirt build up on the patio that is so tiresome to clean every time it rains in the yard.
As you can see the design we came up with and the colors the customer chose make this back patio look like it came with the house! The flag stone simulation with the blue gray colors creates a very natural feel to this yard.
Giving you a behind the scenes look at some of the many jobs that Unique Concrete Design LLP has done