Imagine this: you’re enjoying a refreshing summer breeze, the warmth of the sun, and taking in the colors of your garden from the privacy of your own backyard. Sounds relaxing, doesn’t it? Often, when we think about expanding our home’s living space we focus too much on the interiors of our homes and forget about the beautiful setting that’s right outside our front and back doors. Open and screened porches, decks and patios are fantastic options to gain more living space and you can design it to suit whatever you like to do outdoors whether that be hosting barbecue parties, alfresco dining, soaking up the sun, stargazing, or sitting around a fire. Read more
Tis the season of the outdoor grill! A lot of great summer memories are made enjoying a backyard cookout with friends and family and we think that’s the reason why homeowners have started taking a closer look at their outdoor spaces and how they can make them more functional for cooking and entertaining. When designing an outdoor area, we recommend giving its design the same amount of attention that you would an indoor remodeling project. For an outdoor kitchen, this means careful consideration of four key components: cooking, dining, lighting, & layout.