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Last Updated on November 21, 2020
Summer is already upon us and if your outdoor living area leaves a lot to be desired, there are many ways to inject some style and elegance into a tired looking garden. Some people say that a garden is never finished, rather it is an ongoing work in progress, and with that in mind, here are some great ideas to transform your exterior living space.
We now have the technology to create special materials that look and feel like grass, and when you consider you can finally get rid of that old lawn mower, installing artificial grass does make perfect sense. No more watering and mowing the lawn, rather a quick sweep is all it takes to keep the lawn looking in great shape.
Replace the Furniture
You can expect anything from 3-10 years from outdoor furniture, and if your garden suite is looking a little jaded, there are outdoor furniture stores that can be found online as well as locally. They stock a wide range of styles that are both attractive and very durable, including natural resin-based finishes that will stand the test of time. Resin wicker offers the rustic look and is easy to keep clean, and what’s more, you can leave it out in any weather. Typically made from aluminium frames, the handwoven wicker is treated with a special resin that renders the furniture waterproof, and with a wide range of designs, you can turn your terrace into an al fresco dining area. You can take the initiative to build your own furniture setup as an alternative.
If you have the budget, why not go the extra mile and have a permanent retractable roof installed? This will give you stylish and adjustable shading for many years, and as the unit is considered a part of the property, you can expect to see a significant increase in the property value. Failing that, you can buy a few cantilever umbrellas that will provide you with more than enough shading, and with the online garden furniture store, you can browse at your leisure, and once you have found the right products, a secure online payment is all it takes to have the goods dispatched to your home address.
The way you illuminate your garden has a direct impact on the overall ambience, and with LED solutions, you have unlimited lighting choices. LED strips can be adorned on shrubs, and with some floor level lighting along the pathways, your garden will always look attractive when the sun goes down. There are many fine examples of garden lighting that can be found with a Google image search, which will give you many ideas on how best to illuminate your outdoor living area.
With a little creativity and some planning, it is possible to greatly improve your garden, and it doesn’t have to break the bank. All of the above are excellent ways to transform the exterior of your home, and with online suppliers, you won’t even have to leave the comfort of your own home.