3 Ways To Make Your Yard Summer-Ready

3 Ways To Make Your Yard Summer-Ready

Posted in: Outdoor Living

It's summertime, and that means you're probably spending a lot of time outside. Spending time in the yard can be great, but eventually, the unoccupied patch of grass starts to lose its appeal. So what can you do to jazz up your backyard, giving you a great summer hangout? Here are just a few options for ways you can upgrade your outdoor space: (Just beware of jealous neighbors!)

A new fence - When you're out in the yard, I'm sure you notice what your neighbors' fences look like. So why shouldn't you have a fence you can be proud of? With so many different fence types and fence styles, you'll be sure to find something that suits your home's style and budget. Check out your local fence companies to see the different options for wood, vinyl, chain link, and wrought iron fences. With nearly 99,939 U.S. businesses that offer fencing services, you probably won't have to look too far.

A new pool - Nothing says summertime fun like a pool! Invest in your home (and fun) with an above ground or in-ground pool. It'll make you feel like you're on vacation in your own house, and will make you the VIP spot for any neighborhood parties. If you do decide on a pool, consider adding a privacy fence to bring comfort and privacy to your aquatic gatherings. (Around 90% of all fence applications are for privacy. Another job for your local fence companies!)

A new patio - When hosting outdoor events, sometimes you just need an escape from the grassy knoll. Installing a patio can give you a place to relax in the sun in your favorite outdoor furniture. A patio can add a little luxury to any yard, especially when coupled with a beautiful wooden deck, which (with proper care) can join one of the 40 million U.S. decks that are over 20 years old! That's a lot of long, relaxing summers.

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Brett Crouse