Perkasie patio installation is one of the many ways that Perkasie homeowners choose to update and enhance their homes. For most, the beauty of the area is what attracted them to Perkasie. Why not take full advantage of it by spending more time outdoors? You don’t have to go far to experience all the beauty that Perkasie has to offer – simply go out your back door and enjoy it from your very own custom patio, thanks to Paul Construction & Awning.
Best Practices For Maintenance After Perkasie Patio Installation
Once your hardscaping contractor has completed your patio installation in Perkasie, you won’t have to do much to make it look beautiful. Decorate it to your liking with seating, tables, plant life, and outdoor lighting. Although patios are very easy to maintain, there are some basic Do’s and Don’ts you should follow to get the best out of your patio for as long as possible.
- DON’T feel obligated to seal your patio. Some homeowners actually prefer a patio to keep that wet, glossy appearance. If you’re one of them, then by all means, apply a seal to your patio. However, once you do so, you’ll have to reseal the hardscape about every two years. This is creating extra upkeep for you. If you prefer the natural finish of stone or slate, there’s no need to seal, as foot traffic will create a protective layer.
- DON’T over-wash your patio. As a general rule, only wash your patio when it really needs it instead of on a regular basis. Heavy washing can lead to early wearing of the material, especially natural stone. When it is time to clear your patio of light stains or grime, be sure to use a mild household detergent.
- DO keep your patio cleared of debris. Another way to decrease the need for patio washing is to regularly sweep away dirt and debris. By doing this, you’re helping to prevent mold and mildew build up.
- DO rearrange your furniture annually. If you’re someone who likes the look and feel of putting a rug and furniture down on your patio, be aware that this may cause mildew due to trapped moisture. Prevent this by moving furniture to a different area of your patio every year or so to give the previous area a breather.
Call Paul Construction For Your Next Patio Installation
Enjoy your outdoor space with a new patio. Paul Construction specializes is outdoor living space design and construction, particularly patio installation in Perkasie. Contact our experts today to schedule your free in-home consultation.