Benefits of a Patio
A brick patio is ideal for outdoor activities of all sorts. Even better, because it extends your living space, a brick patio increasing the market value of your home. Ideal for Nashville spring, summer, and fall, a brick patio is an ideal location for hosting parties, relaxing, and enjoying nature.
When installed properly, a brick patio is low-maintenance with basic upkeep. A well-made patio offers a beautiful outdoor environment to enjoy the weather and prime entertainment space. However, patios installed improperly or with incorrect materials are subject to many failures and repair costs. Choosing an experienced mason is imperative for creating or repairing your outdoor patio.
Top Causes of Patio Failure
There are many reasons patios fail over time, and knowing them is vital for protecting your patio. The top reason for patio failure is improperly installed aggregate base and wrong materials. Here are some of the other reasons patios fail:
- Incorrect base material
- Poorly compacted base
- Base erosion
- Poor or no drainage
- Improper installation technique
- Inferior brick pavers
- Lack of paver edging
- Freeze/ thaw cycle
Signs of Damage
In all masonry, including brick patio, there are often several key signs of damage. Spotting and repairing damage as soon as possible will prevent more serious damage and expenses. Always have an expert assess damages. Frequently monitor your patio for these signs of damage:
- Wavy surface
- Low areas
- Brick separation
- Sinking edges
- Bricks or edges rising
- Loose or rocking brick
CMO Patio Services
To enjoy your patio, you must ensure that it is expertly constructed and maintained. Hire an experienced masonry contractor to ensure proper installation of your patio. The experienced masonry artisans at Chimney & Masonry Outfitters, can design a stunning custom patio or give your current one an existing facelift. Our patio services include:
- Brick Patio Design: we bring your vision to life with a beautiful, timeless patio. We help you design a low-maintenance patio that is easy to clean so your family can enjoy its beauty and function for many years.
- Patio Installation: After designing that will increase your curb appeal and outdoor living experience, our expert contractors are the best choice for installation. With incredible attention to detail, we can install your patio efficiently.
- Patio Repair: Elements wear on a patio over time. Forgoing necessary maintenance will also lead to greater damage to repair. Regardless of the cause, our experienced contractors can repair your patio and bring it to its former perfection. For repairs, we accurately identify and match your brick to provide a seamless repair. We always select the highest quality materials made to last. We transform your yard into a picturesque outdoor living space.
- Patio Restoration: If your patio bricks are damaged, but your patio is structurally secure, restoration may be the best option. With our advanced restoration knowledge and expertise, we will transform your worn patio into one that appears brand new.
At Chimney & Masonry Outfitters, we are more than brick masons. We can also transform your yard with other materials, like slate or rustic stone. No matter what your style preference, we will create a stunning outdoor living space that reflects the ambiance of your home and boosts its curb appeal.
Restoring an entire brick patio or repairing large sections can be incredibly expensive. Only replacing small sections of damage can be a much more manageable cost. We value our customers and offer the best quality services at an affordable price. Our experts assess your patio needs and work with you to develop the most cost-effective option plan for repairing your patio. We always consider current damage as well as future costs to create a solution that will save you the most in the long run.
Other Masonry Services
CMO is your trusted Nashville contractor for all masonry projects and repairs. In addition to patio services, we offer many masonry services for your Nashville home including:
- Brick Restoration
- Brick Contractors
- Tuck Pointing
- Cracked Brick Repair
- Chimney services
- Fireplace services
Contact CMO today to add a stunning new patio to your Nashville home, or to restore your existing patio. Add or update your patio and enjoy the beautiful Nashville seasons in your functional outdoor living space. Reach out to us at (615) 823-8268 or OFFICE@CMOUTFITTERS.COM to learn more about which patio services are right for you. Head to our blog to learn more about masonry, chimneys, and fireplaces.