We have seen more and more homeowners turn their attention toward enhancing their outdoor living spaces. Indoor-outdoor living experiences have proven to be the perfect haven for when you want a “going out” experience right in your own backyard.
So how do you create a seamless, elevated indoor-outdoor living experience? By integrating the design of your interior space with the design of your exterior space.
With experts in home construction, design, and architecture weighing in on outdoor living trends, we have reviewed a recent study conducted by Fixr to uncover what trends and features homeowners and home buyers are looking for in their outdoor space.
Keep reading to find out what we’ve discovered.
Indoor-Outdoor Living: A Harmonious Fusion
With 73% of experts foreseeing a surge in indoor-outdoor living, it’s evident that homeowners are seeking a connection between their interior and exterior spaces. This trend entails creating a seamless transition by blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors. Here are a few ways to accomplish that:
- Floor-to-ceiling bi-fold or pocket doors offer a transformative experience, opening spaces to the natural world.
- Luxury louvered roofs and pergolas further extend that space, creating a harmonious transition to the outdoors with protection from the elements and year-round use.
- Pair your custom louvered roof with elevated décor and furnishing and indoor comforts for an even more seamless transition.
The Rise of Outdoor Kitchens
Outdoor kitchens remain a popular addition for many home buyers, with 52% of home experts expecting homeowners to invest in an elevated outdoor cooking space.
Potential buyers will enjoy stepping into an elegant outdoor kitchen, complete with a traditional grill, pizza oven, sink, refrigerator, and other common kitchen essentials. Be sure to choose beautiful indoor-outdoor finishings that can withstand the elements, such as stainless steel and natural stones.
An outdoor kitchen is not complete without overhead coverings. Louvered roofs and pergolas by Outdoor Element have a state-of-the-art app and handheld remote control that enables you to choose when you want to let in the sun and when you want to close the roof for cooling shade.
They also have automatic rain and wind sensors to shelter you from a sudden rainstorm or other unexpected weather patterns, so you can continue to enjoy your outdoor space year-round.
As homeowners make better use of their outdoor living areas, they are also seeking greater privacy. Up to 44% of experts highlight the importance of adding privacy features to enhance a private sanctuary feeling for those using the space.
Potential homebuyers will be impressed with Outdoor Elements’ Pergola features, including automated screens that not only provide privacy, but help protect against bugs, pests, and weather while maintaining a connection to the outdoors.
Other Emerging Trends
Some additional emerging outdoor trends that will attract homebuyers include:
- Upscale and lavish amenities and designs to create a retreat-like feel, functional spaces to work from home, intimate and easy fire pit tables, and climate-resilient gardens.
- Minimalist design when it comes to outdoor fixtures and furnishings. The preference is to have simple, high-quality items that breathe luxury and timelessness.
- Modular furniture gives future homeowners the ability to rearrange and repurpose their space for preference, parties, and functionality.
- Finally, homebuyers will be looking for natural, mixed materials in a space to enhance the outdoor feel and bring depth and interest to the overall minimalist design.
Elevate Your Outdoor Experience with Outdoor Elements
As outdoor living continues to gain prominence, homeowners seek products that not only align with trends but also enhance their overall experience. Outdoor Elements’ advanced pergolas stand at the forefront of this movement, offering customizable, durable, and stylish solutions that complement the evolving preferences of homeowners.
Incorporating an Outdoor Elements pergola or louvered roof into your outdoor space is more than a trend. It’s an investment in creating a timeless sanctuary that seamlessly merges the best of indoor and outdoor living. Explore the range of options at Outdoor Elements and take a step towards transforming your outdoor space into an irresistible haven.