Improve Your Backyard Landscape with a New Patio

The backyard is often the most overlooked part of a home. Although it’s not the first thing people will notice about your property, it’s a great place to entertain family and guests.  One of the best ways to spruce up your backyard’s landscape is to add a new patio. Not only does a patio beautify your property, it can also increase the value of your home.  If you’re like many homeowners in Palm Beach County, you’ve probably wanted to build your own patio. But few people are qualified or have the skills to complete this project. That’s why it’s important to hire a professional landscape architect for the job.

One of the great qualities of a new backyard is increasing the living space of your home by using the great outdoors. Today’s patios are more luxurious than ever before. It will set the outdoor foundation of your living space and will ultimately serve as the hub or activity geared towards entertaining and relaxing. A landscape architect can help the homeowner determine the size, shape and style of the patio to fit the look of your home and your own personal taste. It’s also important to inform your homeowner’s association about changes you’re planning to make when it comes to backyard renovations.

One common theme for backyard patios is to turn them into an outdoor kitchen. Adding an area for a backyard grill is one of the most effective ways to combine relaxing and entertaining.  There’s nothing better than bringing people together with delicious food. The weather in Delray Beach makes it a perfect place to have an outdoor eating area year round.  One idea is to have a gas grill recessed into a stone bar countertop. Gas grills are easier and faster to start and usually give off less smoke and are easier to clean than charcoal grills. Firepits and brick ovens are also viable options.   This is just one of several options to help your backyard looks its best.

If you’re ready to make the investment of creating a backyard patio in Palm Beach County, Michael J. Phillips Landscape Architecture, Inc. can work with you to create the perfect outdoor living space to improve the look of your home. MPLA can provide the design of a backyard pool, patio or outdoor kitchen you’ve always wanted. All landscape and irrigation designs are created to fit your specific site conditions. To learn more call Michael J. Phillips Landscape Architecture, Inc. today at (561) 866-5978.

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