There are many different options when it comes to choosing a patio. Things like skillion patios are ideal for outdoor get-togethers, and it is not only useful but aesthetically pleasing as well. This style of a patio is very stylish, practical and contemporary as well. They are also available in many differed designs and colors as well as materials. This type of patio has a roof that is flat and has a pitch or slant to its design. It is higher on none side and tapers to become lower on the other side. It is called “skillion” which refers to the type of roof that is used. These types of patios can be either freestanding or attached to the home or building adjacent t it. It is basically whatever you prefer.

They are most commonly attached to the home and reinforced at the fascia. Typically, underneath the gutter so that the rainwater from the roof will be collected by a gutter on the lower side. This allows for the water to drain away from the home and reduces the likelihood of any pooling water near the foundation of the home which could cause flooding in the basement of the home.

The type of material that is normally used to create this type of patio is often metal since metal is very strong and lightweight. The metal that is typically used tends to be powder coated steel or aluminum. The sheeting used for the roof is usually solid, but sometimes the roof is made from a finished material that has a glossy underside that reflects light into the home which reduced the unwanted darkening of the area around and underneath the patio. Timber is sometimes used to frame out the patio but is not as commonly used for this type of project. This type of patio is a great way to extend the size of your home and adds value to your home as well. It is a great solution if you want to turn an otherwise unusable area of your yard into a functional and attractive space to relax and to entertain friends and family.

They come in so many different sizes, and you can really customize your patio to fit the dimensions of your home and yard. You could have the roof slightly angled or curved or even straight. It all depends on your personal preference. If you live in an area where you get snow in the winter, you may want to have a steeper incline to help the snow slide off of the roof and to prevent it from buckling under the weight. Or you may pick a type of roof strictly for aesthetic appeal. With this type of patio you can achieve a fully wind rated span without compromising space. You can go as far as 4.5 meters, so you can achieve a much larger area for entertaining. You can get a fully customized patio that compliments your home perfectly while having a practical space to enjoy.