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Patio Designs

How to enjoy your patio as an outdoor living space

Defining Outdoor Rooms

Designer/contractor Scott Cohen shows you several beautiful projects that have multiple patios broken into smaller rooms and entertainment spaces. — Length: 03:43

Traditionally, the most popular place to hang out in the home has been the kitchen. But today, the backyard is becoming the number one destination spot for cooking, entertaining, and relaxing. With the right design and planning, you can bring the comforts of your indoor rooms to the outside, creating spaces that function as an inviting extension of your home.

With the help of expert landscape designer, Scott Cohen (known as “HGTV's Favorite Garden Artisan”), you can learn the techniques for creating an outdoor living room in your backyard.

Elements of an Outdoor Room

Concrete Countertops and Outdoor Kitchens
Outdoor Fireplaces
Outdoor Firepits
Seat Walls
Walkways and Paths
Concrete Furniture

Outdoor Kitchens & Barbecue Grills

Outdoor kitchens are the hottest trend in backyard entertaining and can range in complexity from a simple gas grill flanked by concrete countertops to elaborate, fully equipped kitchens. — Length: 03:39

Outdoor Living Video Series
Watch the entire collection of 35 videos about how to design outdoor living spaces. Scott Cohen shows you award-winning outdoor with design ideas for patios, outdoor kitchens, grills, outdoor countertops, fireplaces, fire pits, and more.
View all 35 outdoor living videos on ConcreteNetwork.Com.

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