5 Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Area

Relaxing and entertaining in a beautiful outdoor space is one of life’s greatest pleasures, especially for proud homeowners. A comfortable backyard with seating areas can act as an extension of your home, giving your family and guests more room to spread out. Take full advantage of your backyard, regardless of size, with a few easy improvements that boost both functionality and aesthetics.

Upgrade your outdoor living space with these simple tips and create a welcoming oasis where you can spend quality time with loved ones, enjoy memorable meals, or unwind after a long day at work.

Light It Up

Decorative lighting can transform the look of any outdoor space while enhancing both security and visibility at night. LED lights last for years, consume 80 percent less energy than traditional bulbs, and are available in a variety of tones, including warm white light. Looking for a soothing glow above and around your patio table? Add a few candlelit sconces and votive candles Or sprinkle solar lights throughout the area for ambient lighting with zero maintenance and cost.

Install an Adjustable Louvered Patio Roof

Don’t let the weather dictate your outdoor enjoyment. Consider installing a luxury louvered patio roof— one of the hottest residential design trends today. An Outdoor Elements® louvered roof elevates the appearance and functionality of your patio space while letting you adjust the louvers in response to sun, wind, and rain with your cell phone or handheld remote. Each system is designed and built to your exact specifications and features endless options for customization. Keep dry when it’s pouring and cool when it’s hot and discover the joys of alfresco dining and entertaining throughout the seasons.

Introduce a Water Feature

Bring the soothing sounds of nature to your outdoor space with a small birdbath, fountain, or pond. Water features promote a sense of serenity and tranquility. They also add visual interest and are perfect for adding a peaceful vibe to your backyard setting. Don’t want the hassle of daily maintenance? Consider a solar birdbath or cascading fountain.

Refresh with Vibrant Pops of Color

Go from bland to brilliant by dressing up seating areas with brightly colored pillows and seat cushions. A mixed display of colorful bottles or fresh-cut flowers in upcycled pots can dress up your patio, as can multi-hued outdoor rugs.

Focus on Landscaping

Healthy lawns are not only pleasing to the eye; they are 30 percent cooler than asphalt or cement. Complemented with shrubs and flowers, a well-manicured landscape makes a world of difference when spending time outside. If you’re unsure what kinds of plants thrive in your area, talk to your local nursery for expert tips.

Enjoy Better Outdoor Living Year-Round

Ready to revamp your outdoor space for lively social gatherings and quality family time? Imagine having a durable, elegant patio cover that delivers on-demand weather protection. Contact us to find out how Outdoor Elements louvered roof systems can elevate the ambiance and luxury of your backyard patio.

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