Are You Designing A Patio That Overlooks A Hillside?

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Are You Designing A Patio That Overlooks A Hillside?

24 May 2019
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog


Do you live in a home that sits on top of a hill? If so, one of the reasons that you selected the home might be because it provided you with an amazing view. Perhaps you are in the process of designing a patio for your home. If so, from cable railing installation to selecting the furniture and other decor, here are some ideas that might help you.

Arrange For Cable Railing Installation 

Because your house overlooks a hillside, one of the first things you might consider in the patio design is cable railing. The installation would provide safety to those who want to be on the very edge of your patio to see the beauty below. Cable railing would be a good choice because you could still see the sights, even though there is a restriction that provides safety. 

Cable railing is more than likely a lot more affordable than you thought it would be. In addition, the installation probably will be a simple one that won't take very long to complete. What kind of look do you want? If you want a contemporary look, consider metal for part of the design of your cable railing. For a more traditional look, think of selecting wood for the cable railing design. 

Select The Patio Furniture 

Think of how you will be using the patio. For example, if you will be entertaining friends and family members, you will probably want to buy a table and chairs so that you can have meals outdoors. If you went with wood for the focal point of your cable railing, think of selecting wooden patio furniture. If you went with a contemporary look for the railing, think of choosing metal furniture.

Consider other furniture pieces for your hillside patio. For example, buying comfortable rocking chairs will be a perfect way to view the sights in total comfort. Bench swings would not only be a great place to sit and enjoy the view, but they would also add interest to the appearance of your patio. Think of also purchasing an enclosed cabinet where you can keep things like binoculars and a camera. 

Even though the hillside view is the focus of your patio, consider other ways that you can decorate it. For example, an outdoor fountain would be a good addition. Think of adding bird feeders that will attract your feathered friends. Don't be surprised when those birds use your cable railing to make themselves right at home.