Getting an apartment with a roof deck, terrace, or balcony can be a blessing in a crowded city. Having a spacious and serene outdoor space will give you lots of opportunities to spend your time outside. However, having empty outdoor space is no good. It would help if you revamped it with little planning and effort. Here are some ideas to revamp your outdoor space.
Heat Things Up
Most people love to utilize their leisure time outdoors in the evening and later. However, temperatures can plummet well below 0°C during winter, forcing you to stay indoors in a warm environment. Also, summer temperatures can fall as low as 11°C during summer at night, and you need to install bromic heaters in the outdoor space to extend the functionality of the area.
Add More Lighting
Lightings not only brighten the atmosphere but also set up festive moods. You can install some lanterns or string lights in the outdoor space. The outdoor space can be illuminated with various lights like patio string lights, spotlights, or path markers. In addition, you can install bromic heaters in between lightings to make the space look more attractive.
Add Weatherproof Furniture
If you want to enjoy outdoor space throughout the year, you need to install weatherproof furniture. You can buy furniture made from materials like polyresin wicker, teak, and powder-coated steel to withstand different types of weather elements, which will allow you to spend time in outdoor space throughout all seasons.
An Outdoor Kitchen or Grill
Grilled food tastes good and is the soul of outdoor parties. You can install a grill in the outdoor space that allows you to cook in any season. If you want to cook during a chilling winter, wear a sweater, turn on bromic heaters and change the menu for warm dishes. It can be helpful to cook and dine in winter or organize parties with friends.
Add Hot Tub
You can use the hot tub all year round. It makes you feel warm, pleasant, and relaxed at any time of the year. As mentioned earlier, you can use these hot tubs in summer during the evenings to soak and relax. In addition, you can hold an impromptu party with your friend on weekends and enjoy a hot tub together.
Plants and flowers bring beauty to every space, and they can be used to beautify your outdoor space and make it more serene, relaxing, and refreshing. Besides beauty, the greenery can be soothing, purify the air and improve the vibes of the outdoor space. You can grow seasonal flowers, vegetables, and herbs in containers. When you have plants in an outdoor space, you are more likely to spend time outdoors caring for those.
Create an Outdoor Lounge
An outdoor lounge can be a nice place to read, eat, chat, socialize and even work. An attractive lounge will help you embrace the outdoor space all year round. In addition, you can add accessories to outdoor furniture like an armchair, sunbed, cozy sofa, or even a comfy deckchair.
Some Useful Tips
While revamping outdoor space, you need to consider how many hours of direct sunlight it gets, the lighting conditions, and the prevailing wind. When selecting plants, you need to look for low-maintenance plants that don’t need a strict watering schedule to grow well.
To sum up, follow any ideas to revamp your outdoor space and grab more opportunities to spend some quality time with your close pals.
- About the Author
Alex Grigoryan is a Professional Home Improvement and Lifestyle Writer. He has been in the industry for over 6 years and has been writing for Chique Home Living since 2019. His work has been featured in prestigious blogs such as Spruce Home, Better Homes & Garden, and more.