Patios are a fantastic way to extend your living space. Knowing about patio materials will help you get the patio of your dreams. Take this quiz to see how concrete your knowledge is about the materials used in patios.
How do patios differ from decks?
level to the ground
raised above ground
use different materials
What is a disadvantage of using natural stone for patios?
What is a type of natural stone?
How does the cost of stone compare to other patio options?
How does the durability of stone compare to other patio options?
What do concrete pavers look like?
mimic natural stone
What is a disadvantage of concrete pavers that look like stone?
The color of concrete pavers may fade over time.
The color of concrete pavers may intensify over time.
Neither answer is correct.
What will happen if the concrete pavers are scratched?
The pavers have solid color throughout the paver.
The concrete will show through.
The concrete paver will not scratch.
If you use permeable pavers, what material will be used to fill in the spaces between the pavers?
For a patio, what is an advantage of poured concrete?
What may happen to concrete over time?
How may you jazz up boring concrete?
May you tile your patio with the same material you use in your kitchen?
exterior tiles, but interior grout
no, only exterior tiles and grout
What may happen to exterior tiles if they remain wet for a long time?
Why should you use unglazed tiles for a patio instead of glazed tiles?
How does the cost of tile compare to other patio options?
To make it suitable for a patio, what must be done to brick?
How many bricks are used to form a pinwheel pattern?
four and a half bricks
What may happen if you install bricks on sand?
How does the price of brick compare to other patio options?