4 Backyard Remodeling Ideas

4 Backyard Remodeling Ideas

Your backyard is one of the first things your guests notice when they enter your home. A home with a well-designed outdoor area can make your home the jewel of the neighborhood. A well-designed backyard can serve as a designated space for relaxation where you can chill out with your loved ones and friends or an area where you can entertain guests.

If you want to change the look of your backyard, consider giving it a chic makeover and a technological uplift. Here are some additions that home automation companies near you recommend being worth serious consideration.

Pool House

If you have a swimming pool, consider adding a pool house to your outdoor area. A pool house is a free-standing structure. It serves as a private area where you and your guests can change in and out of their swimsuits. Some pool houses are designed to house pumps and pool utilities. A pool house usually includes a bathroom and kitchenette, but can also be upgraded to include a theater system. You can also add a shower to your pool house. Some pool owners install an awning to shade their pool area. Use moisture-resistant materials to build your pool house.

Outdoor Living Room

An outdoor living room allows you to enjoy the outdoors to the fullest. There are several ways to design an outdoor living room. You can, for example, install a structure in your patio. If you have a spacious backyard, consider building a detached structure in a suitable location.

Installing a detached structure is a great way to add value to your home. Alternatively, install a pergola in an area where full shade isn’t necessary. A pergola utilizes beams placed at a certain distance from each other to form a semi-opening covering.

When designing your outdoor living room, create an electrical and lighting plan. Lights in your outdoor living room allow you to enjoy your backyard after sunset. Instead of installing traditional lights, consider smart lights that you can control with just a few taps on your mobile.

Outdoor Kitchen

If you love throwing barbecues, you will want to build an outdoor kitchen. The main functions of an outdoor kitchen are similar to that of an indoor kitchen. Consider adding a grill, warming drawer, under cabinet fridge, and sink to your outdoor kitchen.

If you like listening to music while working in the kitchen, install a smart audio system in your outdoor kitchen. A smart audio system can be voice activated. With a voice activated system, all you need to do is give voice commands to play your favorite music.

Outdoor Fireplace

An outdoor fireplace can help you stay cozy outside and can serve as a focal point in your yard. A strategically placed outdoor fireplace can help improve privacy. Alternatively, build a fire ring if you enjoy campfires.

Sync Systems is a trusted home automation service near you that serves Sonoma. Our pros have years of experience managing home automation projects both inside, and outside, of your home. To learn more, call (707) 799-9558.

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