With the housing market on the rise, people are creating extensions of their homes via the backyard. Using our annual Cost vs. Value report, the Huffington Post breaks down the three basic requirements to creating an outdoor room:

  1. Having a level surface is the most important component for an outdoor space, along with a space that is large enough for furniture, barbecues, family, and friends. Adding a wood deck can be one of the top smart investments that can be made.
  2. Create privacy for an outdoor space by adding walls and visual distractions between ares that separate your client’s from their neighbors.
  3. Keeping cool during the warmer months is critical to a comfortable backyard space. Sometimes an umbrella doesn’t cut it so by adding wood pergolas and gazebos can provide shelter from the rain and sun.

To dig further into the ways your clients can invest in their backyard space, click below.

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