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​How Your Outdoor Living Space Can Rival What’s Inside

outdoor livingIf you bought your dream home – or through a renovation or addition, transformed a house into your dream home – you might think there is nothing left to be done. You have your house exactly how you want it, so your work is finished, right? Well, maybe not. There could be a large area you have completely forgotten about: your yard. Now, your lawn and other landscaping elements may be well taken care of, but you do not have to stop there. There are a variety of things you can add that will allow you to enjoy the outside of your home as much as the inside. In fact, with the right outdoor living area, you may end up spending much more time out in the fresh air. So, what can you include in this space? Here are some ideas to think about:

Water features

Just because you may not live near a body of water doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the soothing effect of water in your own yard. You can go with something small and simple like a little fish pond, or perhaps you want to do something bigger like a fountain. You can even have a free-standing waterfall installed.

Fire features

Instead of water (or perhaps as a nice complement), you could also have fire elements built in your backyard. If you enjoy sitting in front of your indoor fireplace, an outdoor fireplace gives you another great place to relax. A fire pit is another good choice, especially with built-in seating that allows people to comfortably sit around it. Both options will allow you to stay warm even on chilly nights.

A brand-new kitchen

If you remodeled your kitchen, you may have brought in a bunch of new appliances and fixtures, but – due to space constraints – it is possible you were not able to get exactly what you wanted. Well, that can easily be remedied by creating an outdoor kitchen. Now you will have so much more room to work with and can bring the vision of your ultimate kitchen to life. And this does not just mean a grill and a little dining area. A rotisserie, pizza oven, or even your own bar are just a few things you can include.

Outdoor Living at its Finest

Your home will never be quite perfect unless the outside matches the inside. Whether you love to entertain or just want to spend more time outdoors, you have the opportunity to do something amazing with your yard. To learn more about your options, just get in touch with Landscape Solutions & Design. For over 10 years we have been helping homeowners design their ideal outdoor living spaces, and we can do the same for you. We are experts at installing everything mentioned above, but if you have an idea for something else, let us know. However you want to transform your yard, we will work with you to make it happen. Contact us today for a free estimate.We can help you plan your project with the use of special software that allows you to see the finished product before we even begin the work!