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4 Ways to Take Your Patio to the Next Level

Ever dreamt of having a backyard that looks like it’s jumped out of a Better Homes and Gardens magazine? Being blessed with such wonderful weather here in Australia, it would be a waste to disregard your patio area. Luckily, you can transform your patio into the perfect space for outdoor gatherings, alfresco dinners, solo relaxation, and plenty more with the help of a few key improvements. 

Want to take your patio to the next level? Check out these superb ideas on how to spruce it up using stone products: 

1. Natural Stone Tiles

What better way to refresh the look of your entire patio than by repaving the area with some natural stone tiles? There are plenty of natural stone materials that work well for outdoor tiling applications, specifically granite and travertine. When choosing tiles for your patio, always make sure that you’re choosing something durable, weather-resistant, and slip resistant. Also, consider matching the style of your home’s interior design with your patio’s layout, for a more integrated result. Whether your interior design is modern, rustic or anything in-between, make sure that you’re choosing natural stone tiles that can help to reflect this look on the outside of your home. Luckily, there is a wide range of natural stone variants out there, with plenty of colours and patterns to choose from. As such, finding the perfect option for your patio should be no problem at all. 

2. Outdoor Kitchen

If you want to put together the perfect patio for entertaining guests and hosting wonderful dinner parties, an outdoor kitchen would be a highly worthwhile investment; and one of the most integral things to consider for your kitchen is your benchtops. As with anything that is going to be exposure to the outdoors constantly, you’ll have to make sure that you’re choosing a kitchen benchtop material that is strong, sturdy, and UV resistant if you want to avoid excessive fading or cracking over the years. Engineered stone is a great idea for this application, thanks to its robust and resistant nature. Plus, it is highly customisable, meaning that you can achieve the ideal look for your kitchen benchtops easily. 

You can also consider sintered Porcelain, as it is perfect for indoors and outdoor applications. The surface is UV.resistant so the colour will not fade neither would it stain. It’s perfect for outdoor benchtops and fronts. There are many colours to choose from to match any décor you might be planning.

3. Firepit 

An outdoor firepit can up the cosy factor in your patio tenfold; especially during the colder days and nights of the year. With an outdoor firepit warming up your alfresco area, you will be able to sit, relax and enjoy your backyard space all-year round, and not just when the weather is nice. Consider putting together a firepit made from natural stone if you want to add a touch of the ‘wow’ factor to your patio area. When lit, the natural stone will add warmth and elegance to your outdoor space.

4. Feature Walls

Another great addition to consider for your patio is feature walls made from natural stone. Feature walls can be placed to create separate areas within your patio. Moreover, they can add personality and life to your outdoor space, especially when complimented by other features such as wall sculptures or plants. 

Transform Your Patio with Help from Aurora Stone

Create your dream patio area with help from Aurora Stone, Perth’s leading supplier of high-quality natural stone. At Aurora Stone, we offer a wide range of natural stone products including granite, marble, travertine, and onyx. Moreover, we offer several variants of each stone, with differences in colours, patterns and finishes. Thanks to our talented stonemasons and state of the art equipment, we can also guarantee authentic, durable, and long-lasting natural stone products that customers can trust to provide long-lasting functionality and value. 

To enquire about our natural stone products, call Aurora Stone now for a free measure and quote!

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