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3 Design Tips for Building the Perfect Patio

June 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At Buhrt Builders Inc. we have seen countless customers come in and ask us what they need to do to get custom decks built. They are often also interested in the patio builder services that we have to offer. We can provide them not only with the supplies and manpower to get the job done, but also the knowledge about what kind of materials are best to use. Today, we want to provide you with some of the best design ideas to get the job done right.  Create Outdoor Rooms Just because a space is contained outdoors doesn’t mean that... View Article

Patios vs. Decks

May 23, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

So you have a big enough space in your backyard to hang out with your family and friends. You can’t wait to dress it up with outdoor furniture, even leaving some room for a barbecue. That’s all well and good, but before you buy anything else, you should first ask the important questions. Like, “What outdoor style suits my home best?” The most common answers would point you to either a patio or a deck. But how do you choose between the two? What are the differences between a patio and a deck, anyway? Here, we’ll try to give you... View Article

How to Deal with a West-Facing Patio

July 23, 2021 11:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s nothing quite like watching the sunset from your own backyard patio—except for the punishing heat that the sun inflicts. When you have a west-facing patio, the late afternoon and evening sun can raise the outdoor temperature significantly. It’s not particularly comfortable, and it can even heat your home’s interior if you have glass patio doors. Luckily, there are some patio design tips and tricks you can employ to beat the heat. Throw some shade The best way to protect your patio from the heat is to create shade. There are many ways you can accomplish this, from planting trees... View Article

Update Your Patio to Enjoy It This Fall

September 24, 2019 1:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Now that summer is almost officially over; you may think it’s time to stop hanging out on your patio and start spending all of your time indoors. We’re here to tell you that’s not the case! With a few updates, you can use your patio throughout autumn and possibly even into the winter. Continue reading to learn about these updates and all of the potential fall patio uses in Syracuse, IN: Keep it warm and comfortable: Brisk days are a reminder that fall is here, and the chilly winds can also make it a bit uncomfortable to be outside. The... View Article

Choose the Right Patio Surface for You

May 24, 2019 9:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Installing a patio is one of the best decisions you can make as a homeowner. A patio isn’t just a great place to spend your time and entertain your friends—it can also dramatically increase the property value of your home. If there’s one problem with patio installation, however, it’s the fact that there are so many different materials you have to choose from. This post from a longtime patio builder in Syracuse, IN will cover the pros and cons of a few of the top materials on the market: Gravel: A solid surface is probably what comes to mind when... View Article