What do the benefits of outdoor living spaces truly encompass for you and your loved ones?
When it comes to having a completed and finished outdoor living space, there are endless possibilities in design and potential when you start. What about when you’ve finished? What are the true benefits of outdoor living spaces? In the designing process, you start to learn how much you and your family can gain from having specific features, hardscapes, layouts, etc. As the job is completed and your property is finished, you finally get to reap those rewards. Some benefits of outdoor living spaces can be expanding your home, adding value to your home, more family time and entertaining guests, better physical and mental health possibilities, and having your own vacation resort ready at any point for a “staycation.”
Expanding Your Home While Adding Value To It
Benefits of outdoor living spaces can pay dividends years later. Being able to enjoy the outdoors by opening up your living space to add square footage, then you are expanding your home as well as adding value to it. You’ll be able to have the indoor/outdoor feel with certain features such as a 3-season room, 4 season room, outdoor kitchen, wet bar, patio for dining or lounging, pergola, gazebo, attached or detached roof structures, and more. These features alone add usable square footage for yourself and any future, potential buyer.
Any feature that you add, you’ll want to make sure that the architecture is beautiful, functional, and creates an additional livable space. Space is one of the biggest features that buyers want, so if you can create that with your outdoor living space then you are on the right track.
More Time For Family & Entertaining Guests
By choosing certain features and hardscapes that will have benefits of outdoor living spaces, you can create more memories with the ones that you love while enjoying the outdoors. You can finally have a space to invite all your favorite guests over to celebrate a momentous occasion or a few special friends for a dinner party. Whatever the circumstance, you will want to have options for space (and possible activities) to accommodate more guests.
Some features that do this can be a patio with retaining walls for extra seating, two-story deck, outdoor kitchen with wet bar and any grill/oven, swimming pool, hot tub, fireplace or fire pit and more. Also, any hardscape structure with a roof can go a long way for entertainment purposes. You will have more options to choose from for sound and entertainment systems by having additional protection from the outdoor elements. The list can go on and on with all the choices to create more space for guests and family. No matter what, you will be able to manifest countless precious memories with those that you love most over the years.
Positive Physical And Mental Health Progress
It is true. One of the major benefits of outdoor living spaces is better overall health. Spending time outdoors can do wonders for your health. How exactly? You can physically decrease rates of cancers, heart disease and diabetes by being outdoors more often. Plus, it is widely recognized that being outdoors is a general mood booster. Whether it’s high stress, anxiety, or depression; time in nature (even if it’s in your own backyard) is good for your mind, health, and is frequently recommended. If you are unable to go hiking, then why not invest in an outdoor living space? It seems like the best remedy and great step in the right direction for a healthier lifestyle.
Your Own Oasis
Overall, one of the greatest benefits of outdoor living spaces to some folks are having their own “staycation” or oasis. It is a place to escape work, especially if you are working from home. An outdoor living space can be a spot to truly decompress, relax and unwind. It is truly worth its weight in gold.
It is in your best interest to consult with a professional contractor that can help, guide and assist you throughout the process of designing your outdoor living space. With all the benefits of outdoor living spaces, it may be time to invest in yourself, your family and your home. At Seasonal Landscape, we are Unilock certified contractors that provide high quality services, materials and final products for all of our clients. We love collaborating with our clients in creating their dream outdoor living space into a reality. Call us to find out more information and how to get started on your project today!