The sweet smell of summer is simply too inviting not to rustle up some backyard barbecue, afternoon socials with the neighbors, or just a soothing late-night chats on the patio. Luxurious travel isn’t the only option to experience an exotic outdoor summer activity; homeowners can do all that right outside their home.
To enjoy the most out of yard spaces, big or small, check out some of these summer-ready makeovers.
Renovate Wooden Decks
For owners of wooden decks, a thorough safety inspection is needed to address any warping or damage to the material caused by cold weather. It might entail replacement of loose or missing slats and sanding of all surfaces once structural integrity is guaranteed. For stone patios, check for any missing pieces and replace/update as needs dictate so that decorating with furniture can be painless.
Update Patio Furniture and Other Elements
Once there is a designated area for the patio or deck, it’s time to add some furniture to add snazzy comfort to your outdoor space. Just Patios also recommends proper covering for the patio area, and the addition of a skylight is an excellent choice for homeowners that prefer sun protection with their fresh air and illumination.
As for furniture, lounge chairs, a hammock, and an oversized umbrella makes for fun meals and games in the summer sun. Avoid scrimping on these, and get ones that offer durability and comfort.
Add Some Landscaping
A yard just doesn’t look right without greenery. Take time to update the landscaping to complete that tropical outdoor feel. Trim all overgrown bushes and trees, get rid of all weeds, and add a rainbow of colors by planting flowers and blossoming shrubs. Check all these off, and watch a diverse array of pollinators like butterflies and hummingbirds tour your garden. Nothing spruces up a yard quite nicely than a rich collection of flora and fauna.
All these updates should transform your ordinary-looking yard into a space worthy of any home improvement magazine. Don’t forget to enjoy it with your friends and family, of course.