How Can I Improve My Backyard?

How Can I Improve My Backyard

There are a number of ways to add a little spice to your backyard. Even if your space is not huge, if tastefully appointed, it can still be impressive and inviting. One of the best ways to improve your backyard is to add functional space for people to gather. This can be pretty easily achieved by having a deck or patio built, but even with such spaces, in warmer climates, or during the summer months, the sun can often be too much to bear. To help make your backyard more conducive to social gatherings, consider one of the following:

A full shade solution such as an awning or patio cover. Patio covers are great for providing shade in your backyard area, and they can be customized to complement your home. However, once installed, they are fixed. An awning, on the other hand, can also block out harmful, cancer-causing UV rays, but, if you choose a retractable option, you will be able to unfurl it when you need it, and retract it when you don’t, which offers more flexibility.

A partial shade solution such as a pergola or garden arbor can also add beautiful charm to your yard. They look great covered in vines and can serve you well by providing shade from the oppressive sun during your backyard gatherings or even while you hang alone with a book. If you do have a pergola or garden arbor installed, just be sure to opt for a hardwearing material, such as extruded aluminum that won’t rot or fall victim to insect infestation.

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To learn more about how you can improve your backyard, turn to the home improvement experts at American Home Design. Since 1977, we’ve been helping homeowners throughout the Nashville area and beyond make the most of their homes by providing them with top-tier products, expert installation, and solid warranty coverage. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

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