Patio & Terraces
PATIO & TERRACES | MINNEAPOLIS + ST. PAUL | TWIN CITIES
OUR CUSTOM MINNESOTA OUTDOOR PATIO DESIGN
An overview of our landscape design Patio and Terrace capabilities.
The look and feel of your outdoor patio space can add a lot of appeal to your home’s front, back, or side yard. A great patio can provide space for grilling, a relaxing area for reading a book while enjoying the sun, or a gathering space for friends and family that want to celebrate their time together during a special event.
Patios can add a decorative element to your backyard; they can be covered; they can be compact and functional; or spread out and incorporated into your landscape. Plus, your options for patio material are endless.
OUTDOOR PATIO LANDSCAPING
We have the expertise to transform a dream or idea into reality. We offer a wide range of design and install services for patios, driveways and walkways. Using a variety of natural materials, including flagstone and brick pavers, we have the ability to design and create your own personal paradise.
Executing correct engineering, such as determining proper grade and slope, as well as excavating for sufficient footers, enables your project to last a lifetime and beyond. Land Design will help guide you to appropriate stone selection and color to meet your individual tastes, as well as recommend what is best suitable for each specific application.
PATIO DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
With many different patio designs, materials, patterns, and colors to choose from, transforming your outdoor living space with a backyard patio makes an immediate and dramatic statement. Plus, with the flexibility of different sized and shaped paver bricks, your patio can be any shape you can imagine. Think beyond the square.
Land Design Landscaping is a certified paver installer from the ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute) as well as a certified Segmented Retaining Wall (SRW) installer. The ICPI and the SRW are organization that train and certify contractors on the proper procedures and techniques of concrete paver installations as recommended by the manufacturers.
BENEFITS OF HAVING AN OUTDOOR PATIO
There are more advantages to adding an outdoor patio or entertainment area to your Minnesota home than just having an attractive place to enjoy being outside.
- Increase property value/curb appeal. Your new outdoor patio will likely increase the value of your home if it comes time to put it on the market. Outdoor entertainment areas and outdoor kitchens are extremely popular and such a feature can add thousands to your the resale price of your home. If your patio is visible from the street, you’ll also get the benefit of added curb appeal.
- Expand your living space. Adding an outdoor patio extends your living space. It essentially gives you an extra outdoor room.
- Reduce energy costs. By adding an outdoor kitchen and/or outdoor entertainment area, you can save on your summer cooling bills. After all, you’re not adding all that cooking heat to the interior of your home.
CLAY PAVING BRICK
Brick patios have a manicured, uniform look that is especially well-suited for traditional and colonial-style homes.
There are many benefits inherent for each different type of paver material.
Benefits of Clay Pavers:
- Durability & Strength
- Last Longer
- Eco Friendly
- Color Retention
- Timeless Style
Pavers are a popular choice for backyard patios. They provide a beautiful, custom paving solution that installs quickly and is ready for use as soon as the project is complete. Pavers allow for a lot of design creativity and can be used on small or large patios. Individual pavers are made of concrete, but have the look of stone. They are also more affordable than natural stone and have a more uniform shape and design. They come in a variety of shapes and colors. However, the real draw of pavers is that they can be laid in striking patterns.
For an easy-to-maintain, versatile and weather-resistant patio surface, pavers are the natural choice. Various designs are available and Land Design will add its personal touch to blend beauty and function into pavers Land Design homeowners will definitely appreciate. Land Design uses the highest quality landscape paving stones.
Using different types and colors of pavers as accents and borders will make your project unique.
NATURAL STONE PATIOS
Natural stone is a beautiful, timeless and durable material that homeowners use for many purposes. You can choose from large flagstones and paving stones, to the smaller setts and cobbles depending on the effect you want to achieve.
Low-Maintenance – Durability – Aesthetic Beauty – Versatility – Natural Look – -Luxury that Lasts
Not only are stone patios extremely durable, but they also provide a natural look that is a great enhancement to any yard, whether you have an older house or a contemporary home. Natural Stone has been the building material of choice for thousands of years. With proper stone selection, your stone products are both long-lasting and easy to care for. Given its natural look of true luxury, investing in stone can be a wise investment in your home or office.
You may be surprised that Natural Stone can be less expensive than some of the man-made products currently on the market!
EXPOSED AGGREGATE CONCRETE PATIO
Exposed aggregate is a type of decorative concrete finish, where stones are embedded into the surface of the wet concrete slab and left exposed. Exposed aggregate is one of the most durable and attractive decorative concrete finishes available,which is why Land Design has chosen to specialize in this area. The stones embedded in the surface get most of the wear, and not the actual concrete, which is what gives exposed aggregate its high durability
OUTDOOR PATIO MATERIALS
Many landscape firms fall short of expectations when the materials they choose fail their clients. At Land Design, we work directly with trusted, quality suppliers, individually hand-inspecting and selecting our materials for the highest quality and most favorable form. Be assured that the materials we choose for your outdoor patio are of the utmost quality, providing a lasting sanctuary that pleases all the senses.
Using the highest quality materials from reputable manufacturers like Orijin, Unilock, Land Design Landscaping’s patios consider your outdoor living goals to create a space that is comfortable, accommodating, and unique to you.
- Concrete & Clay Pavers
- Fieldstone, Bluestone, & Flagstone
- Brick & Slate
- River Stone, Cobblestone, and Native Rocks