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Planning Your Outdoor Living Space: Specific Things to Consider


May 18, 2016

Does your home have a patio, pool area, backyard, deck, or balcony? If so, did you know that you can turn it into something truly remarkable? You can embrace the innovative concepts of home remodeling designs. Your average outdoor living space can be transformed into so many possibilities such as an open air or closed door concept. Whichever you choose, you will add value to your home and be comfortable all year round.

The Right Design
However, with the appropriate design and the right team of home improvement experts, you have the potential to create your very own customized retreat in your home without having to spend so much money on a costly resort. Every homeowner takes delight in having a home that they are proud of. Many of them will oftentimes utilize the available space around the home.

The Homeowner
If you are one of those homeowners ready to design or remodel your outdoor space, it is to your advantage to do so. For one, you will enjoy the days when going outdoors is not possible due to inclement weather. Yet, you will not have to compromise your comfort or your convenience. However, the appropriate design for your outdoor space is essential to making the area functional and significantly useful.

Enjoying the Space
You will have a chance to spend additional time with family and friends, enjoying the fresh air, and ambience, even though; you are not actually on the outside. You will now have room to entertain guests without having to worry about the weather or whether you have sufficient space.

Invited Guests
If you have ever invited guests to your home, you understand the importance of being prepared and this doesn’t mean only providing the food and drinks. It means that you have to make the entertaining space as inviting as possible. If you have invited more guests than is able to fit in your small living room, you need options. Instead of cramping your guests into an uncomfortable space, why not consider preparing an outdoor living area such as a gazebo or deck?

One with Nature
This is especially true, if you are hosting a luncheon or picnic. Allow your guests to be one with nature, enjoying the outdoors without the disturbance of bugs and other insects. How do you get this done? Hire a home remodeling expert to put in a well-designed addition to the exterior of your home. In most cases, be sure to make the space accessible to the interior of the house.

Before you hire a contractor, be sure that you:

·       Have determined your budget (this will include the general expenses such as possible adjustments to the plumbing and electricity)
·       Have determined the size of the space and discuss the layout
·       Make sure the design is in harmony with the interior space
·       Choose furniture resistant to the weather (such as a metal, wicker, or rattan)
·       Consider the right paint color
·       Install the appropriate landscape design, plants, canopy, screens, and fencing
·       Choose a location with the ideal view to a pond, pool, or fountain

Your outdoor living space should be something that you won’t regret. Make it as private as possible. Your remodeling team will help you to make a wise decision, putting all the elements in place to create your own oasis. Kona Contractors have the experience, knowledge, and expertise of home improvement and remodeling. We can help you to design your outdoor living space for future entertaining, whether it is a deck, basement, fire pit, or pergolas.