Enhance Your Vancouver Outdoor Living SpaceDecember 23rd, 2020 | by Admin Deck Experts | in Outdoor Living Space | 0
With a few touches, you’ll be spending more time enjoying your outdoor space
If your Vancouver home has outdoor space that you don’t use enough, it’s time to make a few upgrades. A huge part of the value of your home has to do with that outdoor space, and for good reason. You can have barbecues, hosting friends and family for meals out on the deck, or you can enjoy your space on your own by taking a book outside on sunny days.
But if you’re not set up for these activities, it’s not gonna happen. It’s time to turn that around with changes large and small.
Turn That Space into Useful Outdoor Living Space
If you don’t have a deck or patio, that might be part of the reason you don’t enjoy your outdoor space. Having a flat and solid floor ensures that your BBQ stands straight and that you can comfortably use outdoor furniture. Building a deck will also add value and aesthetic appeal to your Vancouver home.
- With a fire pit...
Fire pits are a safe and exciting way to enjoy time outside, even through the fall and winter months when it’s cold out. You can gather around and stay warm with a fire pit that is properly installed.
Maybe you don’t go outside to sit in the sun because you don’t feel like you’ve got the privacy from your neighbors to enjoy yourself. Consider putting up a privacy wall, something that makes you feel more comfortable spending time outside, enjoying your yard.
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
One way to ensure that you’re not offending your neighbors or engaging them in your business when they don’t want to be involved is to put up a privacy wall. A privacy wall is different from a fence mostly in name. However, privacy walls are usually a bit more than a fence. With a privacy wall, you can also keep sound from traveling to your neighbors property, which may be more important than keeping them from seeing your yard!
The type of privacy wall you choose for your back yard will depend on the proximity to neighbors, the types of views you could obscure, and the amount of visual privacy you want from your privacy wall. Some privacy walls are made entirely of glass. Glass railings can be used to keep out the wind and control sound, but won’t obscure the view. They’re easy to maintain and clean and they are very durable.
But a privacy wall can also be designed to be beautiful. Many fences really look like they’re hoping to keep people out as well as being “trapped” inside. Chain link fences tend to give a feeling of an institution. But if you hire someone to design and build a privacy wall made of stained wood slats, you can create something that actually looks beautiful in your back yard. You can also incorporate green landscaping elements into your privacy wall. Your neighbors will respect your wish for privacy, and they’ll appreciate that you created something that doesn’t make their side of the fence look less attractive.
For people who enjoy being outside and take pride in the way their Vancouver home looks, a custom privacy wall can transform your outdoor space into the perfect place for entertaining, or even a classy spot for an outdoor hot tub.
You’ll be doing more than just putting up a severe border between your property and your neighbor’s. You’ll be adding to the overall aesthetics of your outdoor space.
Make the Most of Your Yard
All too often, people don’t fully utilize the outdoor space they’ve got and they’re not really sure why. Installing entertainment features like a BBQ or fire pit and a wood furniture, a comfortable deck can go a long way towards making you feel like spending more time outside. Make the most of your space by adding outdoor living space features that allow you to take full advantage of the benefits of your outdoor space.