A new year tends to bring new backyard trends, especially in home design. 2020 is no different. Check out our list of the best six trends for your backyard.
Many home-owners dream of adding an outdoor kitchen or outdoor BBQ to their backyard space. In fact, outdoor dining spaces have become a must-have feature for many households. Whether it’s for having delicious family meals or for entertaining guests, there are many benefits to creating the ideal outdoor kitchen.
There are some misconceptions that this can be expensive, but on the contrary, there are many budget-friendly ways to incorporate an outdoor kitchen and grill into your living space. Drop-in BBQ grills can help to maximize the space and use it efficiently. It is important to plan the kitchen, and working with a professional construction team can help you to assess your options. Our team can work with you to build your desired outdoor kitchen without needing to go over budget.
There is also the opportunity to add extra items to an outdoor kitchen. This includes a wood fired pizza oven, fridges/freezers, and a working sink so you don’t have to run in and out of the house. It is vital to plan these kitchen extensions in accordance with the plumbing and electrical setup of the home. A professional can help to make sure that everything is compliant with regulations and that it is safe for the home. Using a backyard to create an alfresco experience is something many dream of, and in recent years it has become easier than ever.
When it comes to patio pavers, there is a clear demand for more natural materials. Unlike previous years, there are many more options other than concrete to consider. Natural flooring slabs can look fantastic, and they are also highly durable. A paving project can be a great way to refresh a backyard and give it a modern look. We are experts at paving different types of material, and we work closely with the customer to match their requirements. Natural and rustic elements can be used to create a wonderful seating area for your backyard.
Synthetic resin patio furniture is quickly becoming highly desirable for the backyard space. There are many backyard seating ideas to consider when entertaining guests. Whether your space is big or small, there are many creative ways to add trendy furniture on a budget. Adding a built-in seating area in the corner of a backyard can help to make the most of the space, and it usually works very well. Outdoor decks can also be a fantastic addition to any backyard, and it can add some more living space. All-weather furniture is usually preferred since it is able to withstand all seasons, which means you can use your backyard all-year-round. It is also important to choose furniture that has durable elements so that it can stay in the best condition for many years. Guests should be able to feel comfortable while seated in the backyard.
Many people are beginning to adopt sustainable solutions that are eco-friendly. This mindset applies to the backyard, and many are shunning pest control practices in favor of crop rotation and soil conditioning. Using locally sourced products and renewable materials helps to reduce pollution. Going green can be made easy with a wide variety of options available. Our team is always on hand to make the best use of eco-friendly solutions, and we strive to be responsible in our approach.
For those looking to transform their outdoor spaces, backyard rooms and gyms have become a highly desirable option. The concept of a garden room is becoming increasingly popular. People enjoy the relaxing and peaceful atmosphere that these rooms provide. There are many ways to create a room; there is the choice of creating structures that are separate from the backyard or integrating them into the outdoor setting. The privacy and seclusion of a dedicated room is one key reason why it is seen as desirable.
Another way that many people are making the most from their backyards is by creating tailor-made gyms. What better way to work out, than in your outdoor space? Unlike garage gyms, a backyard provides fresh air and beautiful sunlight. There are many types of gym equipment that are suitable for backyard use. Bodyweight exercises can be done through a set of dumbbells, a rack, a bar, and some weights. For those looking for a cardio workout, a treadmill and rower can be added.
For those living in sunny climates, it makes sense to keep this equipment out in the open. Whereas those living in colder climates can benefit from keeping the gym inside a separate structure. With any home gym, it is vital to keep it organized and to also make sure to maintain the surrounding area.
Hammocks and porch swings can be fantastic additions to any outdoor space, whether it’s in the backyard or in the front. A Trex porch swing is highly demanded and can be the perfect choice. These swings have a modern design, are durable, and are highly weather resistant. Trex swings also come with a 20-year warranty, which makes them a smart long-term purchase. For backyard relaxation, nothing beats the classic hammock. There’s nothing like a lazy Sunday to take in some sunshine gliding on a hammock. It can be strung between trees or used with a stand on a patio. There are also many affordable options available, with some that take up very little space when packed away.
All of these backyard trends can help to add some fresh life into any outdoor space, and many can be implemented on a tight budget. If you’re looking to add some excitement to your backyard, then it is well worth considering these ideas. We can assist you with planning and finding a perfect solution that meets your needs. Our dedicated team is happy to answer any questions that you may have.