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Tips For Designing Your Outdoor Space

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Tips For Designing Your Outdoor Space

Outdoor space is a precious resource, so don’t waste it!

Used correctly, your outdoor space could become not only an attractive addition to your property, but also a valuable asset which could be used as an extension of your home. If you want to make the most of your yard, garden or outdoor area, take a look at these five quick tips which could really make a difference:

 

1. Decide on the use you want

Is your exterior primarily intended to look at? Perhaps you value alfresco entertaining or are a keen gardener. For some people, having a suitable space for the children to play, or as a relaxing retreat in which to unwind, are more pressing priorities. Identifying what you want makes it easier to plan correctly.

 

2. Consider maintenance

Not everyone wants to spend hours each week clipping and weeding, which is why it’s important to decide how much maintenance you are prepared to put up with. Low maintenance spaces can still look appealing – your local landscape design experts will be able to assist.

 

3. What about a garden installation?

Decking, fencing, a patio, or a water feature can completely transform the form and function of your outdoor area, often for a very reasonable cost.

 

4. What’s already there?

Particularly if cost is an issue, it’s worth looking at ways to improve your yard without engaging in major earthworks or similar. Often adding a small area of decking, replanting borders or reshaping one part of the area is all that’s needed for a stunning face lift.

 

5. Don’t forget planting

Depending on the position and type of foliage or flowers you plant, your garden contours, and colours, ambience can be changed significantly.

Why delay? Start planning your dream outdoor space now and begin enjoying the benefits an attractive, functional yard can bring.

With all aspects of your home working together from an aesthetic and practical standpoint you stand to benefit, not just from a home that turns heads but is actually worth more too!

Looking to elevate the look and feel of your home? Reach out to the experienced team at DC Carpentry and see how we can help today!