Porches and Patios
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Building codes require that concrete patio slabs be at least 3 and a half inches, but the standard depth of a concrete patio slab is 4 inches.This ensures that the patio is strong enough that it won’t crumble but not so thick that it will use unnecessary concrete and increase the cost of the project.

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The most common sizes of pavers are 8 inches by 4 inches and 9 inches by 6 inches. Their depth is usually 2 inches, 2 ⅜ inches, and 3 ⅛ inches.

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A fire pit can create a socializing space in your backyard where family and friends can congregate, but what is the standard fire pit size, and which would work best for your situation? We investigate common fire pit sizes here.

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Choosing the most attractive deck colors for a gray house is often a stressful task as there are so many varieties of paint and stain colors. The good news is that a gray house can be a neutral backdrop to any deck color, but in order to make your exterior look more elegant, you should think about the most impactful deck color.

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Fencing in your yard is a good way to improve privacy, as well as creating a more secure space that stops children or pets from getting out as well as helping to prevent any unwanted visitors from getting in.

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Entrance gates come in standard width sizes of 10 feet, 12 feet, 14 feet, and 16 feet. You won’t need an entrance gate smaller than 10 feet in width since SUVs typically measure between 7 and 8 feet in width, so a gate any smaller than this would be impractical.

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A porch is a nice addition to a home which can add curb appeal for a more visually pleasing look, as well as creating an extra outdoor area on the property that can be used as an external room. Here we look at various porch sizes and considerations you’ll need to factor in when adding a porch to your house.

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Since beige has a neutral and light appearance, you should think of picking vibrant deck colors to complement your home. Browse through the following deck colors that go with a beige house right here:

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Patios come in all shapes and sizes to meet the needs of the occupants of a property and to suit the size of both the home and the backyard. Here we will look at some common patio sizes and what you need to consider when deciding on the size and shape of your new patio area.

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If you plan to build your own deck, you’ll need to understand the measurements and dimensions of standard deck boards and which size is best for your project.

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From deep shades of navy and turquoise to admiral and azure, blue is a versatile color that’s growing in popularity for home exteriors. For blue houses with a deck, finding the right wood stain color to pair with your home can be quite challenging. But when chosen well, a blue house with an attractive deck color can transform your outdoor space and add visual interest.

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The most complementing and long-lasting colors that work with red brick include black, dark brown, and golden yellow mulch. Furthermore, red mulch derived from natural bark and wood chips can also be a good match with a red brick house.