It’s the new year and you may have the urge to amplify your property’s value by creating a backyard space that is much more versatile and beautiful. Maybe you want to invite guests over more often and host cookouts. Or do you want to simply renovate the space for your own personal enjoyment and relaxation?
Whatever the case may be, there are many ways you can add style and personality to create the backyard you have always wanted.
If you looking to transform your property, the experienced realty experts at Santa Cruz Properties have some great ideas for you.
10 Fantastic Tips to Create the Ultimate Backyard
There’s plenty that you can do to transform your land into a comfortable lounge area that completely welcomes your guests while providing privacy for when you want to relax.
1. Patio Paradise
Start with an outdoor dining table, a sofa set, and other furniture that’ll help to create a calming atmosphere. You’ll want comfy, staple pieces of durable outdoor furniture.
Coordinated plants in stylish pots and ceramics can make the patio look abundant and peaceful. Gardening and landscaping around the deck will also help to make your yard more vibrant.
2. Deck It Out!
A deck is a perfect way to add levels to your yard. It can be the focal point of your lounging space. You can even designate areas for sitting and dining on the deck.
Consider adding a canopy, pergola, or gazebo over the deck for those hot summer months that we experience here in the Rio Grande Valley. This will also help to make your yard look sectioned off, adding dimension to the space while also making it more functional to changing weather conditions.
3. Cooking In the Great Outdoors
You can build an outdoor kitchen with a grill, countertop space, a refrigerator, and sink to cook outside when weather permits.
This investment will add so much versatility to your backyard space.
4. Privacy Matters
Add a fence, garden wall, lattice, or other structure of your choice to make your space private and to protect from constant outside noises. This will provide added comfort and security to your space.
5. Relax in the Cool Shade
You’ll enjoy your backyard more if there are shaded spots where you can relax and unwind. Tall trees and wide umbrellas can block the sun’s rays, which can be especially heavy during the summer. And they’ll still let the breeze pass through.
6. Furnish for Durability and Comfort
Furniture will be vulnerable to weather and other conditions, therefore, you will want to buy furniture that can withstand the elements. These pieces can still be stylish and cozy; you just have to shop around a bit until you find something you love.
7. Structures for Levels
You can use other outdoor structures to build focal points in your backyard. Some gorgeous structures include gazebos, large fountains, trellises, and arbors. The levels created by these additions will go towards making your backyard picture perfect.
8. Keep Cool (and Warm)
Spring and summer in the Rio Grande Valley can be hot to say the least. A pool will help you and your family (and friends) enjoy those warm days. On the other hand, you can install a jacuzzi if you’re looking for something a little different. Speak with a swimming pool installation company if you want to add one to your yard.
9. Hit the Lights
To fully enjoy your beautiful yard at night, you will need more than just a porch light. You can install light fixtures in your outdoor kitchen, illuminate your garden with walkway lamps, and even add mesmerizing string lights to your deck or fence.
10. Aesthetic Amenities
For added tranquility and visual appeal, consider adding a waterfall or fountain to really bring your garden together. As for chilly nights outdoors, warm up your space and make it extra cozy with a fireplace or fire pit.
2019 is the year that you can take finally own your very own piece of property and create an extraordinary outdoor paradise.