Backyards are the new living rooms. Well, sort of.

The new trend in home design is the outdoor living space. All the comforts of your living room combined with the aesthetically pleasing features that only nature can provide. So if you think you would like to spruce up your backyard, creating your own personal sanctuary, then this article from can help. It breaks down the major components of any successful outdoor living space.

  1. Comfort: The key to any great outdoor living space is proper lighting and comfortable outdoor furniture.
  2. Fire: One of the most exciting accessories for any outdoor living space is the fire pit. These flaming centerpieces are very versatile, acting as both a heater and an outdoor grill. If placed in the wrong location or too near buildings, shrubs, trees or anything flammable whatsoever disaster is sure to strike?
  3. Kitchens are not just for indoor use: There are complete outdoor kitchen sets available which include an outdoor ice maker, outdoor model refrigerator, outdoor range and stove or grill, and specially made for outdoor use kitchen appliances. Outdoor kitchens are perfect for entertaining.

In the end, the final decision is up to you. Have fun with your outdoor living space and customize it to fit your individual needs. If you plan on entertaining, an outdoor kitchen might be perfect for you. Or if you plan to use your outdoor living space to simply relax, then a few pieces of furniture and a fire pit might be all you need.

So sit down and plan. Figure out what you want, what you need, and what you can afford.

If you have any questions, contact Rhine Landscaping by calling 410-442-2445 or click here today!

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