Transform your terrace with a patio

20 August 2023

There’s nothing like enjoying a beautiful summer afternoon on your own terrace. But have you ever considered transforming that terrace into a patio? A patio can not only add value to your home, but also enhance your quality of life by giving you extra outdoor space to relax, entertain and enjoy the great outdoors.

In this article, we’ll explore why you might want to turn your deck into a patio, how to plan this project, what materials you might choose, and how Verandair can help you realize your dream of the perfect patio.

What is a patio?

A patio is an outdoor area generally used for dining or entertaining. It is adjacent to the residence. The word “patio” comes from the Spanish word for “backyard” or “back garden”.

In warmer climates, patios are often integrated into the architecture of the house and used as additional living spaces. In colder climates, they can be fitted out to make the most of the summer months.

Why transform your terrace into a patio?

Transforming your deck into a patio may seem like a daunting task, but the benefits can more than make up for the effort. A patio can not only enhance theaesthetic appeal of your home, but also provide a functional outdoor space for a variety of activities. Whether you want a place for family barbecues, a space to relax with a good book, or a place to host parties with friends, a patio can meet all these needs and more.

How a patio can enhance your outdoor space

  • More space for activities: A patio offers extra space for eating, relaxing or playing. Whether you want to host a family barbecue, read a book in the sun, or create a space for the kids to play, a patio can meet all these needs.
  • Connecting with nature: A patio can help you get more out of your garden. It offers a comfortable space to sit and enjoy the view, listen to the birds, or simply breathe in the fresh air.
  • Improved aesthetics: A well-designed patio can add beauty to your outdoor space. With a variety of materials and styles available, you can create a patio that complements the architecture of your home and enhances the overall appeal of your property.
  • Increased property value: A patio is an investment that can increase the value of your home. If you decide to sell your home in the future, an attractive patio can be a major asset that attracts potential buyers.

Planning your exterior transformation

Transforming your terrace into a patio is a project that requires careful planning. Here are a few key steps to ensure your new patio meets your expectations and enhances your outdoor space.

Assess existing space

The first step in planning is to assess the existing space. Take the time to measure your terrace and note any existing features, such as trees, walkways, or existing structures. This will help you determine how much space you have for your new patio and where it might be best placed. Don’t forget to consider the orientation of your terrace – where the sun rises and sets can affect the ideal location of your patio.

Define your needs and desires

Once you have a clear idea of the space you have available, it’s time to think about what you want from your new patio. What’s the main purpose of your patio? Is it a space for al fresco dining, a place to relax, or a play area for the kids? What type of materials do you prefer? What’s your budget? Answering these questions will help you define your needs and desires for your new patio, which in turn will help you plan a space that meets your expectations and enhances your quality of life.

Choosing materials for your patio

The choice of materials for your patio is essential to create the ambience and style you’re looking for. Different materials offer unique characteristics in terms of appearance, durability and maintenance. One of the most popular materials used for patio construction is aluminum.

Aluminum is an ideal material for patios because of its lightness, corrosion resistance and durability. It’s also very versatile and can be used to create a variety of styles and designs for your patio. Aluminum offers great structural stability, enabling us to build strong, durable patios.

Other materials commonly used to build a patio include wood, composite, natural stone, concrete and tiles. When choosing the material for your patio, consider the desired appearance, maintenance requirements, durability and your budget.


Verandair products for your new patio

Verandair products can help you create an exceptional and functional outdoor space. Verandair offers a range of high-quality products, including pergolas, verandas and terrace awnings, which can be harmoniously integrated into your new patio.

Verandair pergolas for a shaded area

Verandair pergolas are designed to provide a pleasant shaded area on your patio.

Verandair pergolas are made from durable, long-lasting materials such as aluminum, providing a solid, long-lasting structure for your patio. What’s more, Verandair pergolas can be fitted with adjustable slats(bioclimatic pergolas) that let you control the amount of light and shade in your outdoor space.

Verandair conservatories for an enclosed space

If you want to enjoy your patio all year round, even in bad weather, Verandair conservatories are the perfect solution. Verandair verandas allow you to create an enclosed space that can be used as an extension to your home. Retractable, you can open or close the veranda whenever you like.


Retractable patio cover with table and sofa

How Verandair can help you with your patio project

Verandair specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of solutions for outdoor spaces. Their team of experts can guide you through the entire process of transforming your deck into a patio. From design to installation, Verandair guarantees professional service and high-quality products.


Ready to transform your terrace into a patio?

Transform your terrace into a beautiful, functional outdoor space where you can relax, entertain loved ones and enjoy the great outdoors. With the help of Verandair, you can create a patio that reflects your lifestyle and becomes a place for you and your family to gather and enjoy. Get ready to enjoy your new patio and experience unforgettable moments!

Still undecided?

Our buying guide simplifies your choice with 19 key questions! Avoid surprises and make the most of your future pergola.

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