16. Water Features
17. Low Maintenance
If done in the right way, a low-maintenance backyard patio can also be a real stunner!
18. A Neat Idea
You saw the outdoor fireplace earlier; well, check out how this one was incorporated into this outdoor patio!
19. Plenty of Shade
In warmer climates, make sure that you leave plenty of natural trees around your patio to provide shade from the sun.
20. Your Space
If done the right way, a backyard patio can really transform the entire look and feel of your home.