Summer is a great time to improve your homeís exterior.
And whether youíre interested in enjoying your space a little more or you want to boost your homeís value, it makes sense to find inspiration by taking a look at what other homeowners are doing.
Are you thinking about updating your yard or patio this summer? Here are five popular trends to consider trying for yourself.
Install a workout or play area. Make the most of your property by building a swing set or sandbox, adding a horseshoe pit or investing in a small climbing wall or some gym equipment that the whole family can use.
Build a front yard social spot. Want a casual outdoor spot thatís welcoming to your friends and neighbors? Think about setting up a social area in the front yard ó one with benches, swings and comfortable places to sit and chat.
Focus on backyard entertainment. For more private gatherings, focus on guest-friendly features in the backyard. Movie screens, fire pits and hot tubs are a few popular options.
Add an outdoor kitchen. Love to cook? Just want to eat alfresco? Install an outdoor pizza oven or invest in a smoker or grill. Be sure to set up a roomy (and durable) dining area, too.
Plant a vegetable or herb garden. Itís never too late to improve your landscaping with something functional. Consider planting a few of your familyís favorite veggies or herbs in a small garden out back.
Need some guidance on potential upgrades that can improve your homeís value? Thinking about a new property purchase instead? Get in touch today.