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Unlocking the Secrets of Achieving Ideal Patio Designs — Tips from the Professionals

Your go-to patio expert design company in Ipswich

Are you looking for a beautiful, functional patio for your property? 

Patios Ipswich Specialists have decades of experience in creating and installing patios for all types of properties. We use only the highest quality materials to ensure our patios are visually stunning and long-lasting. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service throughout each process step, from initial consultation to installation and beyond. 

With customisable design options available, we can create a patio that perfectly suits your space. Whether it’s a full outdoor living area or simply an extension to an existing deck, Patios Ipswich Specialists can ensure it meets your needs while enhancing the look and value of your property. 

Contact us today at (07) 3463 3788 to discuss how we can build you the perfect patio!


Start by considering your needs and what you want to use the patio for

A patio needs to be functional as well as attractive. Think about how much space you have and what activities you plan to use on the patio for outdoor dining, entertaining, relaxing, and playing games. Do you want to be sheltered from the sun or rain?

Your needs should determine the size, shape and layout of your patio. Do you need a level surface, or are stairs an option? Consider whether you will entertain larger groups or just relax with family and friends.

Once you have determined what kind of patio is best for your needs, it’s time to start looking at your preferred theme.

Decide on a theme or style for your patio

A theme refers to the overall look and feels of your patio – its colour schemes, furniture, decorations and accessories. A modern metal or plastic table set might suit a contemporary style, while a wooden table set with wrought iron chairs may be more fitting for a rustic theme. Alternatively, you could go for an eclectic mix of materials.

The style of your patio, on the other hand, indicates how the space will be used. If you plan to use your patio for entertaining and socialising, consider adorning it with comfortable seating arrangements like sofas or bean bag chairs, low tables for drinks and snacks, sun canopies for shade, and perhaps a fire pit in the middle.

Choose the suitable materials and furniture for your space

An outdoor space should be well-equipped with the right furniture and materials to complete the look. Make sure to select pieces that not only fit the overall style you’re going for but also last long while being exposed to different weather conditions. For example, a metal table set is best for a modern patio, while wooden furniture is more suitable for a Mediterranean-style patio.

Different elements such as rain, wind, and snow can all affect the furniture’s longevity, so you should opt for items with materials like aluminium, wicker, teakwood, and other weather-resistant materials. Investing in high-quality pieces is worth the money — they will last for many years to come.

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Add plants and accessories to enhance the look of your patio

Outdoor living spaces should be accessorised with items such as seating cushions, outdoor rugs, and planters. Plants can instantly brighten your patio décor — choose from various sizes and colours that suit your style. Not only are plants aesthetically pleasing, but they also help to purify the air.

Adding outdoor lighting is another way to give your patio a warm, inviting atmosphere. You can choose from various lighting styles, such as string lights, lanterns, and solar lamps. Lighting will also enable you to enjoy the outdoors after dark.

If you have a larger budget, more elaborate features such as an outdoor kitchen or fire pit can be considered for your patio design.

Keep it clean and well-maintained for lasting enjoyment

Maintenance of your patio is essential to keep it looking beautiful and inviting. Regularly sweep the area, clean any spills or stains, and make sure any furniture has been treated for weather protection.

Regular inspections should also be conducted as part of your maintenance routine. Check for any cracks in the pavement, loose tiles, or any potential safety hazards that could harm yourself or your guests.

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Why choose us for your patio installation?

If you are looking for a patio that will impress your guests and provide you with a comfortable outdoor space, call Patios Ipswich Specialists. We will work with you to create a custom patio design that meets all your needs and exceeds your expectations. Call (07) 3463 3788 today to start your new patio project!

Patios Ipswich Specialists


Address: 12 Coolibah St, Silkstone QLD 4304

Phone: (07) 3463 3788