A few weeks back, Outdoors By Design finished a retaining wall and patio to create an outdoor living space outside of our client's new addition. Here's what went into the job and some before and after pics.
100 tons crushed rock
19 tons wall block
3 tons corner units
3.5 tons coping units
9 tons architectural slab
9 tons sand
Dig out and prepare base course with crushed rock
Build wall, steps and backfill
. Install caps
. Install architectural slab patio
. Set flagstone landing
. Finish with plantings and compost mulch
Here are some before, during and after pics starting with the house and patio area before the addition. You can click on a pic to view a larger image, and click on it to close it.
House and landscape before the addition
Cozy in winter, cool in summer, a new addition (below) provides a bright space for outdoor enjoyment with the comfort of indoor living.
New addition complete, wall and patio just starting
Travis at work building the wall and integrated steps
Patio surface constructed with 2'x2' textured concrete slabs
Side steps allow kitchen access to a future garden
Finished wall, patio and flagstone landing
With their new patio, our clients can move dining and recreation outdoors as seasonal and daily weather allows.
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