Before you know it will be summer again and it will be time to get your backyard ready for campouts, picnics and BBQs. Beautify your property and spend more time outside with family and friends. You can even increase the value of your property by sprucing up your backyard.

You don’t have to go broke trying to have a luxurious backyard, most backyards just need a little attention and maybe a few additions here and there. Here are a few ways to spruce up any backyard on a budget and end up with a beautiful place that you’ll love to spend your summer in.

  • The best way to save money when redoing your backyard is to get your hands dirty and do it yourself. There are many DIY projects out there that you can accomplish yourself over a weekend. If you’re not really sure where to start just check out websites to see what you discover. You don’t have to be a master carpenter or a naturally crafty and creative person to complete a lot of the projects out there. Just search around, save the ideas that you like and follow the instructions step-by-step.
  • Gardening has so many benefits. A well-kept garden will make your backyard even more beautiful, you can even grow your own herbs and vegetables. Many of you may be hesitant to start a garden, invest time and money and in the end nothing grows. Even if you don’t have any experience with planting or worse if all of your past endeavors failed you shouldn’t be discouraged, try again.
  • If you have kids you’re going to want to start thinking of ways to keep the kids busy during the summer break. Things like pools, treehouses, and trampolines will definitely excite them and keep them engaged. Remember to emphasize on safety for when playing outside. There are plenty of fun backyard accessories but who says adults don’t deserve to have some fun too? With the addition of just one or two accessories, your backyard can become the perfect spot for BBQs, parties, or just a quiet place to unwind after a long day.

Whatever it is you do to upgrade your backyard remember that you don’t have to make huge investments. You can incorporate some of the above tips and enjoy your new backyard all on a budget.

With family and friends coming over it is a good time to have your kitchen looked at as well. While you will be spending more time outdoors for BBQing etc. having new cabinets put into your kitchen will cause a lot less disruption to your daily routines when you are less dependent upon your kitchen space for meal preparation, cooking and dining. Give us a call to discuss some new custom kitchen cabinets for your home today!