How Patios in South West Can Help to Protect Your Home from the Elements

When we think of patios, most of us probably start by picturing outdoor seating area. A patio is first and foremost a spot for outdoor gathering or relaxation. However, with a strong bit of workmanship and the right design, your patio can actually double as a means of protecting your home from the elements.

At Alex McDougall Carpentry, we design and install roofs or verandas for patios in Australia’s South West. Our designs, like our carports, provide your outdoor area with shade and protection while still leaving it as an open-air space. This design is particularly ideal for a patio, where you might want to sit outside and enjoy the pleasant temperature and summer breeze, but not necessarily be left out in the scorching sun.

The same design can help to protect your home from the elements. In the summer, a glaring sun can melt or warp your siding, but more often, it will just blast the side of your house and turn your home into a sauna. This excess heat puts more strain on your air conditioning unit to cool the house, which drives up your energy costs. Working with AMC for patio verandas in South West can shade the sides of your house and keep your home cooler and more comfortable.

Are you interested in covering up your patios in Australia’s South West? Call Alex McDougall Carpentry on 0429 032 971 or click here to schedule a consultation and get a free service quote.