Building A New Patio? 5 Ways To Visualize The Right Size
How large should your patio be? The answer depends on many personalized factors — including how you intend to use it, your budget, and the size of the yard. So, how can you find the perfect size and scale? Here are a few methods anyone can try. 1. Mark It With Twine. To see the overall size in actual terms, get some garden stakes and a roll of twine. Stake out the layout and location of your proposed patio, using the twine at a height tall enough to make a visual imprint as you assess it.