What can I use for a patio?
Similarly one may ask, what is the cheapest material to use for a patio?
Poured or stamped concrete ($$) Concrete is one of the most popular patio materials and the cheapest material you can use to build a hard-surface patio. Concrete is made of aggregates and paste—concrete aggregates can be crushed stone, sand, gravel, or even shells; the paste is made up of water and cement.
Likewise, what can I use instead of paving slabs? Gravel and concrete The cheapest natural alternative to stone paving is gravel. Less natural but also cheap is concrete in its pre-cast form. Many concrete slabs are designed to imitate stone, and do so more or less successfully.
Consequently, what is the best material for a patio?
Popular patio building materials run the gamut from poured concrete and pavers of recycled plastic to natural flagstone and bricks of fired clay.
- CLAY BRICK.
- PATIO PAVERS.
How can I make an inexpensive patio?
Here are 12 ideas you can use to affordably realize your backyard dream.
- Pallet Decks. Pallets are a quick and easy way to create an artistic deck or patio.
- Floating Deck.
- Revamp Your Deck.
- Patio and Deck Idea – Add a Daybed.
- Create a Low-Maintenance Gravel Patch.
- Create a Chessboard.
- Salvaged Materials.
- Free Form.