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Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

July 19, 2016

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Summer is a time for barbecues and outdoor parties. Is your space lacking in seating and scenery? At Mihalko’s, we can help you plan a backyard makeover in your budget. Because when it comes to any kind of home remodeling there are important factors you will need to consider.

Know Your Budget

Homeowners are spending more and more on their outdoor space every year. This includes, patios, landscaping, gardening and high end fixtures such as pools, hot tubs, barbecues, lighting, waterfalls, etc. It can get pretty overwhelming, so your best bet is to decide on your budget and go from there.

Plan Your Outdoor Space

A great thing to do, is decide what type of outdoor space you want. Maybe you like to garden, raised garden beds are pretty and practical. Or maybe you ant more entertaining space, look into fire pits and built in grills. A great addition to the backyard is a patio or deck. They come in all different ways, from pressed concrete to wood and even composite decks. You may also want to consider how much time you want to put in to upkeep. If you are willing to have a demanding landscape, you may want to factor in a gardner budget to maintain your space after the project.

Follow Code

The most important thing to consider before you begin is how big your space is and what is allowed in your neighborhood. Every state, city, town and neighborhood is different. For example, Somerset Borough does not allow an outdoor fire unless you are cooking. Some homeowner associations also forbid fire pits, and may dictate fence styles and paint color.

It all can be very overwhelming planning a outdoor space. Our professionals will take the time to talk with you about your wants and needs and help design the best space for you and your family right in your budget. So, give us a call today and let us transform your outdoor space!

Source – By Liz Hausman

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