Slate Patios

Dive into the options for beautiful, long-lasting slate patios.

A slate patio can be a great-looking, durable addition to any outdoor space.

Slate patios can be a durable and great looking addition to any outdoor living space. If you're considering a slate patio, you'll have many options to choose from.

The first consideration is where your slate patio is going to be located. Do you want it adjacent to the house or a deck, or in another area of the backyard? Consider the backyard area you have to work with, the average size of groups that'll be gathering on the patio and the frequency of use, and these factors should help you determine the location and size of your slate patio.

Now it's time to choose your slate pavers. There are a wide range of colors and textures available. Aged slate pavers will give your patio a lived-in look; these pavers are "tumbled" in a machine that creates a worn look and a rustic, lived-in feel for your patio.

Another option is a mix-and-match style. This design employs slate pavers of different sizes and shape to create a visually interesting, seemingly random pattern. It's a little less formal, but it can be more inviting and add personality to your outdoor living space.

Lastly, a very popular choice for slate patios is a geometric pattern. Whether the design is a herringbone, checkerboard or basket weave pattern, this sleek style is often complemented by more contemporary, modern patio furniture.

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