Patio Remodel in Palm Harbor FL: Dos & Don’ts

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When it comes to a patio remodel in Palm Harbor FL can be a great way to improve your home’s value and curb appeal. Obviously, if you are planning a patio remodel it is because you want to enjoy spare time in your outdoor spaces. Not everything is good as it sounds in a remodel due to many internal and external factors. Indeed, there are many things to consider when planning a patio remodel, such as the size of the patio, the type of materials you want to use, and the overall design of the space. If you’re not sure where to start, our team of patio remodeling experts at Earthscapes Garden Room can help you plan and execute the perfect patio remodel for your home.

This information we will provide is from good choices we have made with our clients and some conceptual errors they thought were good. All this is from the renovation experience in many patio remodels in Palm Harbor FL we have done. It is worth saying that there is also a lot that can be gained from other people’s experiences, which is why we would like to share this valuable blog article with you.

Renovating your yard or patio is not a simple DIY activity that you can do alone. A patio remodel in Palm Harbor FL takes a lot of planning, learning, and patience to work on your outdoor living space. Especially if you have had a neglected patio for some time. Whatever your reason for a patio remodel is, which is a topic we will discuss later, there are few Dos and Don’ts we want to share to guide you through the process. 


Do specify the purpose of your patio remodel in Palm Harbor FL

When it comes to renovating things it is common to want everything. Keep in mind that a patio remodel comes with many days of work where you are going to be unable to use your outdoor spaces. The more things you want to add the more time it will take. Take some time to dream up some pretty big ideas, Earthscapes Garden Room will help to land them. Having great ideas for your patio remodel is not a bad thing in itself, but when you don’t take a few moments to figure out which of those big ideas are good to you then you may be not convinced with the results.

Before breaking ground, you must ask yourself: What is the purpose of it? What are my needs? For example, you may be wanting an outdoor haven for your daily yoga sessions, or you would like an open space to sunbathe while the kids are in the pool. Knowing the reasons for your patio remodel in Palm Harbor will help you prioritize and stay on track during the renovations.


Don’t get distracted by unrealistic purposes of your patio remodel

You have many variables when designing an outdoor space and drawing from an inspiration photo might not translate well to your particular spot. Being aware of this and especially how you will use your yard or patio will help you have a defined idea of your outdoor living areas. Earthscapes Garden Room has some preconfigured project plans for any need or requirement so you can avoid overthinking.


Do estimate the budget of your patio remodel in Palm Harbor

Setting your budget from day one will help narrow down what things and processes you can afford. Also, having a clear budget, you will let contractors and/or designers know how they can proceed with the patio remodel, strategize and create the perfect finished product that matches your needs, and most importantly, your budget. 

Similarly, creating your wish list will help you create your budget. What are the non-negotiables for you? This way, you will know how much money you are willing to spend or, on the contrary, what things you want to discard from the project in order to keep those essential elements to your vision. Anyways, we can help you readjust your budget and decide to invest more to get the space of your dreams!


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Don’t go over budget on your patio remodel

Again, exciting ideas for your patio remodel could involve unrealistic features or unnecessary things that can drain your budget. All the nice ideas that any landscaper could propose to you should be taken with tweezers.  However, Earthscapes Garden room is here to help you decide what is best for you sticking to your budget. While the remodel goes on you may have to pick your battles with the budget and compromise a bit to get your dream backyard. 

It is not a law to complete your entire patio remodel in Palm Harbor FL at once. Doing a patio remodel in phases is a good option as well. However, you must know that going by phases you will spend more money hiring the contractor each time you begin a new phase. We can assist you in avoiding this and provide you with a comprehensive landscaping service. Earthscapes garden room understands this and makes the job right with everything under time and a  flexible budget.


Do think about weather for your patio remodel in Palm Harbor FL

This applies to plants and furniture. Certain plants you may want could not be suitable for the soil you have or they may require a lot of care taking time you do not have. 

In terms of furniture certain materials will do well in the climate you live in, and some will not. We recommend resin wicker furniture. It is the best option in terms of style and practicality. It’s very hard wearing and easy to clean, plus there are a ton of affordable and on trend options available. 


Don’t buy unsuitable things for outdoor spaces for your patio remodel

This one is easy, do not plant things you do not have the right conditions for, you will waste your money. It is the same for furniture and other stuff not suitable for outdoor spaces due to climate.


Do find a good contractor for patio remodels in Palm  Harbor FL

It can be tricky to find a good contractor but choose Earthscapes garden room. A patio remodel can run smoothly if you choose us. We know it can also be a hassle if you have gone with an inexperienced landscape professional. 

Among many contractors, how do you find your perfect for you? We have a long list of satisfied customers in Palm Harbor. Visit our website to see images of our previous work


Don’t make your patio remodel a DIY project

DIY projects are for minor renovations in a small scale to succeed. However, a patio remodel is a big chore that requires professional staff and equipment to get it done. The right contractor can make the difference between your old patio and your new outdoor space.



Indeed, a patio remodel is a great experience when you want to invest more in your home and enjoy your living. However, it can turn out in chaos if you do not have in mind these dos and don’ts. Contact Eartscapes Garden Room for more information or to request a patio remodel! We will be happy to hear from you!


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