Get Ready for Summer with an Outdoor Living Space Makeover
by Robby Monk for Exovations
When it comes to remodeling a home, many homeowners tend to think about rooms on the inside because that is typically the area their family spends the most time. A trend many homeowners are turning to however focuses more on outdoor living spaces. Living in a warmer client such as Atlanta, it is important to treat the outdoor space as outdoor living space. If your home doesn’t adequately fit your outside living lifestyle, then you should consider making over your space in time to enjoy it for the summer months.
Form and function It isn’t a crime to accommodate both form and function into your outdoor renovation project. Regardless of how beautiful your new outdoor space may look, if it doesn’t fit the intended use, then you will never be able to fully enjoy your outdoor makeover. To be certain your space is renovated to your specifications, first consider how you want to use the space. Whether you need a modest area to simply provide your family with another comfortable living area, or you need a larger, more functional space for times you want to entertain bigger crowds, it is important you consider just how you want the space to be utilized. If you do intend to host more social gatherings, you may want to consider building a deck fit for proper gatherings. Although many of the older homes do have decks, rarely do you see a deck that attracts people like a deck that has been remodeled. Decks currently being remodeled are more elaborate than ever before. From custom railings and unique layouts to quality materials and designer styles, a deck can enhance any gathering at your home.
A taste of the indoors
It’s no secret that most gatherings often involve food – and lots of it! The days of preparing food confined to the indoor kitchen are now over with some of the latest advancements in outdoor kitchen spaces. Although many homeowners think that an outdoor kitchen is expensive, it doesn’t have to be. Before you think about all the bells and whistles you could have with your outdoor kitchen, remember the only thing you really need is a place to prepare and cook your food. Consider creating an outdoor space that is scalable. Scalability will help you as you look to grow into your outdoor space, and it can help you budget your renovation project responsibly. Adding sinks, searing stations, and other amenities don’t necessarily have to be done all at one time, but it’s important your design supports future growth. 365 With the type of climate available to us in the Atlanta area, there is little reason why you can’t enjoy your outdoor living space year-round. Blending outdoor fireplaces and outdoor heaters have become the norm for many homeowners in the Atlanta area looking to renovate their outdoor space. The type of investment made into outdoor areas shouldn’t only be enjoyed for half the year. Just like a screened in porch can help keep unwanted bugs away during the summer, heaters and fireplaces are options for those looking for ways to enjoy their outdoor space in the winter. Comfort is key Regardless of how you end up using your renovated outdoor space, comfort for you, your family and all of your guests should be priority number one. Imagine your ideal living room only having it located outside. If you can imagine it indoors, then odds are it can be accomplished outdoors. Get more expert advice from Atlanta home improvement professionals.