7 Ways to Enhance your Backyard for Summer

 
 
Summer is the time of year for relaxing, enjoying friends and family, and taking advantage of the warm weather. What better way to do all of those things than to enhance your backyard by creating the perfect outdoor escape? Here are 7 ways to enhance your backyard for summer:
 
 


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1. Create a Comfortable Setting

One of the best ways to enjoy your outdoor space is to include a comfortable atmosphere with plenty of seating and lots of shade. If you don’t have a large patio area, you might consider having a concrete slab poured to allow for patio furniture and tables. While we don’t recommend having a pergola installed due to its fast rate of deterioration, a solid patio cover is a great addition to your backyard space. You can also include features like lighting, ceiling fans, and speakers to your patio cover to make your outdoor space more usable and add value to your home.
 
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5 Tips for Your Backyard Deck Project

 
 

 
 
Installing a deck can make all the difference when it comes to entertaining guests and utilizing your outdoor space. Just think, that big, empty yard that turns to mud when it rains, or that less-than-attractive concrete patio outside the back door, could be transformed into a stunning, multifunctional deck!
 
 
If a deck installation seems like the perfect solution to your backyard woes, don’t start building just yet – there are some helpful tips to be aware of when it comes to outdoor decking: Read more