Use these patio design ideas to turn your yard into a relaxing retreat. From backyard patio ideas to patio furniture sets, these outdoor patio ideas show how to design an outdoor room for style and comfort. Simple add-ons are an easy way to maximize your outdoor living spaces. Use patio umbrellas, patio covers, and patio lights to increase your patio's appeal, safety, and longevity. Part of creating a restful retreat is making sure there's privacy around your patio -- even if it's just a border from the neighbors. Fences, pergolas, half-walls, and landscape plantings can offer privacy and boost your home's appeal. If you're starting from scratch and want to tackle your own paver patio, turn to our clever installation how-to, which breaks down the process into 10 simple steps.


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Patios are a strong asset for any home. A patio expands your living space to the outdoors, provides a spot for entertaining and gathering, and enhances your backyard. Use these planning tips, design ideas, and how-tos to get the patio of your dreams.

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