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Decomposed Granite and Other Materials for Walkways and Patios

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Your first consideration in choosing patio materials is what you'll be using the patio for most. If you're like most folks, the answer is "general outdoor entertaining." This usually includes dining, which means you'll want a solid, flat surface and should consider patio materials like brick, cast pavers, or flat stone like slate. Uneven surfaces like fieldstone or gravel aren't recommended (unless you want to make eating and sitting comfortably more challenging).

Naturally, for some it may be difficult to identify and purchase the best patio stone materials. When in doubt, discuss your options with a gifted landscaper. Find the best ones with , your number one connection to the best professionals in your area.


Choosing Materials for Your Patio | HGTV

Whether you’re contemplating a new patio installation or upgrading the appearance of an existing one, it’s important to consider what type of patio materials and finishes will work best for you.