Decks Vs. Patios: Which One is Right for You?
From Neave Carpentry
Are you aware of the difference between a deck and a patio? When you are outfitting and designing your outdoor living space, the distinction is a big one. This post from Neave Carpentry gives a great primer on the differences between these two outdoor living or landscape features, and what dictates when they are appropriate. The post also talks about ongoing maintenance costs of the two options, as well as material options.
Here is an excerpt from the post: