Quality Gable Patio In Perth

DIY Or Professional Patio Builder – The better choice?

In Australia it’s quite common for us to take on projects around the house to make improvements but to also save money. This is no different when it comes to our outdoor setting and backyard, however when it comes to building a patio there are various challenges that you might face.

Once you have decided that its time your backyard needs a patio you then must ask yourself do, I get a professional or can I do this project myself?

Patio Building

A beautifully made patio not only allows you the ability for yourself and guests to enjoy the great Perth outdoors but it also adds value to your property. It is important that the patio is built correctly not only at a structural level but on an aesthetic level as well. If the patio does not blend in with your overall look of your home it may look odd and ugly, making your house less desirable.

It is also incredibly important to consider building materials, electrical requirements, roofing and drainage. These are all factors that are important as we have very hot summers in Perth but also can have rainy and cold months.

Making a mistake in any of these areas could cause considerable financial stress and end up costing more than it originally would have if you chose a professional patio builder.


Obviously, the biggest benefit of a DIY project is the money saved however choosing a professional patio builder in Perth might not be as expensive as you may have thought. Because you are not a professional patio builder there are certain mistakes and errors that you are certain to make during this project, structural decisions as well as council approvals are required for a patio and these are things that could become stressful for yourself during a DIY patio project.


If you have a timeline in mind, then it may not be the right time to take on a large DIY project. For example, if you are trying to get your patio ready to enjoy the Perth summer you may not have the ability to complete a large project like building a patio in time.

Leave it to a professional patio builder

Although DIY projects can be enjoyable and cost-friendly, building a patio should be left in the hand of the professionals. It is not a simple project that requires years of patio building experience and knowledge.

Using a professional patio builder will give you a high quality patio that will not only give you a great entertaining space but it will add value to your home.

 The experts in Patios Perth

When it comes to patio design and installation, you could attempt DIY, or you could call your Patio Perth installation professionals.

A DIY patio job is risky business, and you may not have the expertise or knowledge of building codes to construct a patio.

One Stop Patio Shop are fully qualified tradespeople to advise, design and install all things Patios Perth. For everything you need to know when buying a patio, your One Stop Patio Shop has it all under the one roof.

Need more information about patios in Perth? Contact One Stop Patio Shop today for all your patio ideas, expertise and installation to secure the perfect Perth patio for you.


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Our friendly, qualified patio expert will contact you within 48 hours to arrange an onsite consultation. We will measure the area to be covered and provide you with a formal quote on the same day.