Roof and Floor Design for Your Patio
Some people spend their summer time by sitting and totally exposed to direct sun in the patio but some of them prefer sitting and relaxing in the shade. With the right design you can get the sun and the shade at the same time.
Usually, a patio paved with bricks and have a roof / canopy to protect it from rain and the sun. Though the Patio itself have the different design such as open air, half opened or covered patio. Roof design must be considered the weather condition you live and the function of the patio. You may choose from below which covered patio suitable for your entire home:
Corrugated Metal Roof
Aluminum Patio Covers
For a more modern patio roof, the curved shape can be applied. Usually made of aluminum products. In tropical countries, the rooftop patio should be made with a wide tilt and ramps so that rain water falling perfect, not splashed on furniture that is placed on it.
The floor of the patio is usually made different from the floor in the house, but it does not mean that your exterior can not be as fashionable as the inside of your house. Used Stone, wood, concrete, or ceramics to your patio.
Cement floors are practical and durable also can be the best choice if your patio attached to the house and will be used for barbecues and other gatherings. Natural stone pavers to add an extra touch of ambiance terrace and is a popular choice for a small garden terrace. Brick pavers and also wood are favorite and most frequently used at elevated patio deck.
Important thing is, when you are choosing the material, you should think about the way heavy rain is absorbed into the ground. Large areas of concrete and paving with no ground drainage are a major cause of the serious flooding.