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Patios are often the first thing you’ll think about when considering landscaping.  Where do you want to sit, relax and enjoy the outdoors on your property?  A more general way to think about such spaces on your property are “gathering areas.”  Where is the focus of the activity in your yard or commercial property? 

Patios

Patios are often a central area of activity close to your home and in a more private back yard area.  They also may be in a front yard or side yard space where you can better visit with neighbors or due to arrangement of your property.   Wherever they are located, patios may include permanent shade structures and awnings or utilize temporary shade from devices such as umbrellas. Because they are a central area of activity, patios are a transition space from indoors to outdoors.  They should be well thought out from the perspective of how you will use them from inside and how they will be used with activity further away on your property.  Location of other landscaping features such as storage, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, and other features are important.  Some of these should be nearby.  Others that might generate smoke should be further away. Your view is important for patio landscaping and design.  If you have a great distant view, how can you maintain it?  If your view is primarily composed of other buildings, how do you improve the aesthetics so your time on the patio is enjoyable? Privacy is also another consideration in your landscaping choices.   Can you pick a location is private?  If not, should you add other vegetation or privacy fencing to create more privacy? Patio construction can be of concrete, but we also suggest you consider flagstone, pavers as an alternative.  You can also have concrete with borders or internal designs crafted from these other materials.  A complete paver surface costs about 2.5 times that of concrete and you have many styles from which to choose. If you choose a deck as part of your patio, we suggest you utilize synthetic lumber, a composite wood or plastic material, that reduces maintenance. See more about: Shade structures, Pergolas, Gazebos

Gathering spaces

Gathering spaces are places where a majority of the activity occurs on your property.  This may be patios, but it also may be more general purpose space that you may use, for instance, one time to park vehicles, other times to play sports, and even other times to utilize with nearby patio areas for larger gatherings or parties.   Think about the activity you wish to accommodate on your property.   Co-locating patio-like gathering spaces of different types may allow you to use these areas together at times and increase efficiency of use for smaller properties. See more about Concrete Driveways, Walkways, & Sidewalks Shade structures, Shelters, Pergolas, Gazebos

Break areas for businesses

Break areas are important gathering spaces for employees briefly recuperating from a work environment so they are more efficient when they return to work.   They help improve morale.   They may be used for meal breaks.  Some may be used for small exercising and stretching areas.  Some may be needed to accommodate smoking areas.  Adding a few landscaping touches of comfort, privacy, and outdoor colors will go a long way to more motivated and loyal employees. See more about: Commercial & Business Landscaping
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Patios, Decks, &

Gathering

Spaces

Patios are often the first thing you’ll think about when considering landscaping.  Where do you want to sit, relax and enjoy the outdoors on your property?  A more general way to think about such spaces on your property are “gathering areas.”  Where is the focus of the activity in your yard or commercial property? 

Patios

Patios are often a central area of activity close to your home and in a more private back yard area.  They also may be in a front yard or side yard space where you can better visit with neighbors or due to arrangement of your property.   Wherever they are located, patios may include permanent shade structures and awnings or utilize temporary shade from devices such as umbrellas. Because they are a central area of activity, patios are a transition space from indoors to outdoors.  They should be well thought out from the perspective of how you will use them from inside and how they will be used with activity further away on your property.  Location of other landscaping features such as storage, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, and other features are important.  Some of these should be nearby.  Others that might generate smoke should be further away. Your view is important for patio landscaping and design.  If you have a great distant view, how can you maintain it?  If your view is primarily composed of other buildings, how do you improve the aesthetics so your time on the patio is enjoyable? Privacy is also another consideration in your landscaping choices.   Can you pick a location is private?  If not, should you add other vegetation or privacy fencing to create more privacy? Patio construction can be of concrete, but we also suggest you consider flagstone, pavers as an alternative.  You can also have concrete with borders or internal designs crafted from these other materials.  A complete paver surface costs about 2.5 times that of concrete and you have many styles from which to choose. If you choose a deck as part of your patio, we suggest you utilize synthetic lumber, a composite wood or plastic material, that reduces maintenance. See more about: Shade structures, Pergolas, Gazebos

Gathering

spaces

Gathering spaces are places where a majority of the activity occurs on your property.  This may be patios, but it also may be more general purpose space that you may use, for instance, one time to park vehicles, other times to play sports, and even other times to utilize with nearby patio areas for larger gatherings or parties.   Think about the activity you wish to accommodate on your property.   Co-locating patio-like gathering spaces of different types may allow you to use these areas together at times and increase efficiency of use for smaller properties. See more about Concrete Driveways, Walkways, & Sidewalks Shade structures, Shelters, Pergolas, Gazebos

Break areas for businesses

Break areas are important gathering spaces for employees briefly recuperating from a work environment so they are more efficient when they return to work.   They help improve morale.   They may be used for meal breaks.  Some may be used for small exercising and stretching areas.  Some may be needed to accommodate smoking areas.  Adding a few landscaping touches of comfort, privacy, and outdoor colors will go a long way to more motivated and loyal employees. See more about: Commercial & Business Landscaping
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           Contact us for a free estimate! Available everyday 7 am to 8 pm   505-274-1527 
Rio Rancho • Albuquerque • West Mesa • Corrales • Taylor Ranch • East Mountains Bernallilo  • Algodones • Placitas • Cedar Crest • Tijeras • Los Lunas • Belen • Santa Fe