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Clever Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Spaces

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 by steve klein


It’s time to give homes in Leander TX an outdoor upgrade to enjoy the refreshing fall weather in style. These elements of a great outdoor space will give you a backyard you’ll love to spend time in.

-       Area rug. A sturdy and colorful indoor/outdoor rug will add pizzazz to your covered porch or patio. You’ll find lots of colors and designs to choose from. You may even want to buy several so you can change them with the seasons. Rugs are easy on bare feet and help to visually anchor furniture groupings.

-       Plants. The outdoors is all about greenery and fresh air. Houseplants, potted annuals, potted trees and hanging baskets can add beauty and privacy to your outdoor spaces. Now is also a good time to change out faded annual flowers with fresh plants.

-       Playsets. Upgrade your kids’ playset. If that’s not feasible, power wash and stain the existing one for a fresh look.

-       Outdoor seating. Is it time to replace those molded plastic chairs? Try retro-style colorful metal chairs, wood or composite pieces. You can find chairs, lounges and love seats in a range of styles from Adirondack to tropical.

-       Bar. You can buy a bar cart or make one out of a vintage tea cart, a repurposed dresser or small bookcase. Store the necessary accessories in it to be ready for impromptu gatherings.

-       Dining area. This can be anything from a traditional picnic table in the yard to a small bistro table on the deck. Provide an umbrella or shade structure if your table is out in the open. You may even want to consider placing the table inside a screen house to keep bugs away.

-       Potting bench. Make your garden work easier by gathering hand tools, pots and soil in one place. The potting bench should have a counter-height surface to work on, along with shelves or enclosed space for storing supplies.

If outdoor living is a priority for you, you’ll love the Greatwood Estates community in Leander TX. Greatwood features large homes on generous 1+ acre homesites. You’ll have plenty of room for outdoor relaxation and entertainment!

Call Steve Klein Custom Homebuilder today at 512-844-6813 to schedule a tour of the Greatwood community of new homes in Leander TX.