As we enter the summer season, we have three short months of hot days and backyard barbecues to look forward to. If you’re like many people, you can’t wait to move your daily activities such as eating, relaxing, and cooking a meal, out of the house and into the yard. In order to make the best use of your yard, consider investing in a new patio for hosting parties and relaxing in the summer sunshine. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of installing a patio and walkway in your yard.
More Living Space
The main reason most people consider a new patio is that they want a beautiful place to relax outside. If you have a nice yard, it can be comfortable, but the addition of a patio really makes it an outdoor living space. A patio is a great way to connect the inside of your home to the outside. It offers a sturdy, flat, level place to use your grill or set up a patio set or a picnic table. You can host gatherings of a few friends or parties with many people, and there will be a variety of comfortable options available because of your patio. You could even use it as a place to install a showstopper entertainment item, like a hot tub, outdoor kitchen, or fire pit.
Increased Home Value
A new patio and walkway around your house could increase the value of your home if you ever put it on the market. Most buyers want a backyard that is usable for entertaining. If you invest in a patio today, it will be something you can use and enjoy now while also reaping the benefits of it in value later.
Safer Outdoor Activities
Installing a patio and walkway is a good safety move. Using other materials for walkways, like mulch or gravel, could cause a safety hazard. A walkway made of concrete is a safer option than grass or dirt, especially after a rainstorm. Grass can be slippery and that flat dirt area could become a muddy mess quickly and be unusable for the rest of the day. The beauty of a new patio and walkway is made even better because you have peace of mind that you’ve chosen a safer option.
Choose Edwards Lawn & Home
For the past ten years, Edwards Lawn and Home has been offering premier residential and services to improve your property all year long. The options are endless from a new patio to a backyard fire pit, let the winners of Angie’s List Super Service Aware serve you! If you’re interested in finding out more about our services or getting a quote, you can contact us online or give us a call at 443-341-6539. For more information about our services or DIY tips and tricks follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Houzz.