Installing a seat wall on just one side of a fire pit still leaves the option to pull a more comfortable chair up next to the fire.
Concrete patio sitting wall.
In some cases this can add a nice touch and can be accomplished either by using a pre made capstone or by turning the last course of blocks 90 degrees to.
There are many types of stone to use as a material too.
Just make sure the colors go well together.
The concrete retaining curve seating wall was hand carved and installed without forms.
Concrete patios make an excellent addition to a house but they can be further improved with seating walls.
Sitting walls for concrete patios can be almost anything.
A stained wooden bench can provide contrast against a gray patio making the chair pop while also toning down the frigid personality concrete often has.
Seating walls make the patio space even more welcoming and allows more people to relax during periods of warm weather.
The foundation provides the stability for the concrete and gets us below the frost line here in virginia.
Some walls will have blocks on top called capstones.
A brick patio design looks well with brick or stone seat walls with bluestone or limestone caps.
Here the seat wall is stacked stone with a colored concrete cap.
The concrete patio was broom finished and turned out amazing.
A seating wall that is set back off the face of the retaining wall block is one of those patio ideas that can add a lot of interest and depth to the outside appearance of your paver patio.
Why every patio should have a seating wall hinkle hardscapes.
Sitting wall this patio was designed with a concrete sitting wall as you can see in the video.
This patio is surrounded by an allan block old country courtyard seating wall and tumbled pavers were used for the patio surface.
They re easy to build and in just a few days you can have some fantastic extra seating for your patio.
Stamped colored concrete patio fire pit sitting wall water.
Bringing some warmth into a concrete patio space with some wood materials fencing benches or other accents is a great way to make a cold concrete space feel a little more relaxing and casual.
Concrete designs are usually not that busy so stone brick or concrete block all will work.
The wall has an s curve that helps it to blend well with the rounded design of the fire pit and patio.
A typical sitting wall height is 18 24 but yours can be more or less depending on your preferences and the blocks you are using.
This is achieved due to a special additive.
Concrete patios and walkways american exteriors masonry.
Once the patio design is agreed upon we excavate a foundation for the sitting wall.