With Covid-19, we’ve seen many changes in our day-to-day lives. Many of us essentially spent months trapped inside. Due to this, many turned to their yard space to get away from the boredom of quarantine life. One of the biggest trends to come out of this is converting your outdoor space to an actual living area. Your backyard can be your new living room, kitchen, dining area, or playroom.
Elements of Outdoor Living
When it comes to converting your outdoor space, possibilities are truly endless. It essentially depends on what you want from that area. Will it be your private get-a-way? A place to entertain friends and family? A place to distract the kids? No matter what path you decide to take, there are some basic elements that we suggest you consider. These include:
- Outdoor flooring—With this new outdoor living trend, many commit to concrete flooring to provide a permanent space to entertain. A floating deck is an excellent addition to any outdoor space, plus it adds value to your home! Even a great patch of grass can be all you need to start bringing your area together.
- Weather-proof furniture is an excellent addition to any space. It can be great for entertaining, as well as relaxing by yourself.
- Covered areas—Gazebos and pergolas are continuing to grow in popularity. They provide a covered structure to prepare for any surprises Mother Nature might suddenly throw at you.
- Accessories—The possibilities are endless when it comes to different accessories for your outdoor space. A firepit is a great addition, allowing you to continue to entertain as the sun goes down. You may also consider investing in a great grill or an outdoor pizza oven.
No matter the mood you want to set, outdoor living can provide you and your family with the little getaway you need. Transforming this space will allow you to fall in love with your yard all over again. No matter what size your area, there are options out there that will be perfect for your family.
If you need help seeing the big picture, an experienced landscaper is all you need. At Carol’s Colors Landscaping, our team loves helping our clients reach their maximum potential when it comes to their space. Contact us today!