Decks vs Patios: Cost, Pros, Cons, & Comparisons | Decks.com
Pros and Cons of Patios and Decks. One of the most common questions in the debate between patios and decks is the cost. However, there’s more to building an outside entertaining space than cost. You’ll also want to consider factors like the time involved to build, whether you’ll need a permit, the return on investment, and your lifestyle.