With more consumers spending more time at home, it is only natural thay would want to enjoy the latest in outdoor space trends. Consumers are understanding that value added outdoor space decorating changes are investments that add curb appeal and is a cost they will likely recoup.
Outdoor space trends range from enhancing existing decks and walkways to expansive outdoor kitchens or entire great rooms. Home owners can create lighting combinations that will allow them to use and enjoy the outdoor space during the day and night.
If you live in an area of the country that experiences high outdoor heat temperatures, incorporating an outdoor fan into your design is a must. Some outdoor fans that are available also have built-in lighting, so they can be used once evening sets in. Many outdoor fans even incorporate reversible blades with different finishes on each side which allows the homeowner more flexibility in their designs.
Everyone is talking about “going green” and looking for new ways to save on their electricity bill. Landscape light or outdoor space lighting is typically left on for hours at a time, so energy-efficient solutions are extremely important outdoors. LED lighting, an ultra energy-efficient light source, uses 75 percent less electricity than typical incandescent lighting products. LED lighting is available in deck lights, step lights, path lights, accent lights and outdoor space lights.
One outdoor space trends is lighted potted planters. Flowers and plants are great inexpensive decorating accents that can add warmth to large areas and make small areas seem larger. Incorporate lighted potted planters into your deck, patio and other outdoor living spaces.
Go ahead and incorporate a few outdoor space trends into your home and begin to enjoy the outdoors day and night. With a few well placed lighting accents, plants and decorations, your outdoor space can easily and inexpensively become a winning focal point of your home.