A covered patio is fast becoming a necessity in our southern climate. It's a good thought to want to step outside and enjoy the fresh air, but the oppressive Texas heat and humidity soon tips the scale and sends you running inside. Discover what can be an extension of your home, the covered patio and or outdoor kitchen. It can be a great way to end the work day relaxing outside while enjoying a beverage, cooking a meal, or entertaining. A well made covered patio is just as attractive looking upon it from inside of your home as well as from the outside, and adds instant square footage of useable space for your family and guests. Not to mention the added benefits of a potential second kitchen and increased re-sale value of your home.