Though sometimes overlooked, outdoor space has the potential to become an extension of a home. Due to COVID, outdoor decks, patios, and porches have been used as more than just spaces to relax but also to gather and entertain family and friends. Since outdoor space is becoming more utilized, it is important to make it comfortable, welcoming, and functional. Though sometimes overlooked, outdoor space has the potential to become an extension of a home. Due to COVID, outdoor decks, patios, and porches have been used as more than just spaces to relax but also to gather and entertain family and friends. Since outdoor space is becoming more utilized, it is important to make it comfortable, welcoming, and functional.
As outdoor spaces have become an extension of the home, they should be viewed as another room to furnish and decorate. Outdoor seating is important, as it provides comfort and can help people stay outside for longer periods of time. A recent Qualified Remodeler research article points to this reasoning: homeowners in all regions of the US identified “to add entertaining space” as their #1 motivation for embarking on outdoor construction additions.
Some of you might live in an area where the seasons are in your favor. Outdoor living all year round! These areas are prime for outdoor living! If you aren’t already taking advantage of this added square footage it isn’t too late!
Socialization Space– Now that we are practicing safe distance to staying healthy, Creating an outdoor space should have zoned-out areas so everyone can feel comfortable spacing out six feet apart. The best way to do this is rugs! Rugs are a stylish and effective way to socially distance outdoors.
Edible Gardens – Food security is unknown in this challenging time. A vegetable garden is not only fun for the kiddos it provides an aesthetically pleasing garden for your guest to chat about.
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June 25, 2021