With fall comes perfect outdoor entertaining weather. So, avoid the stress of a packed house and the extensive indoor clean-up, and join the 47 % of residents who are making their backyard an entertainment hub by taking the party outside.
To get your backyard space looking Pinterest-polished, we've put together a list of the top five backyard trends of 2019. These simple upgrades can help turn your yard into a show-stopping spot fit for any occasion:
Show Your Landscape Some Love
Landscaping can be easy to put off, but some simple upkeep efforts can make a big difference in the exterior appearance of your home. 83 % of homeowners are doing landscape projects this year, so don’t be the slacker that falls into the small percentage that aren’t.
Try Dark, Earthy Tones
This year, we’re loving dark greys, browns and sea blues. While mixing cool color tones can be tricky, our simple rule of three makes it easy to create the perfect combination. Pick one color for siding, one for trim and one for shutters, and you’ve chosen a stand-out, cohesive look with just the right amount of pop!
Light Up Your Yard
A lighting addition offers both value and safety. Exterior lighting is a key aspect to enhance your space and consider when looking at homes. It even made it in the top 10 of 175 features to consider when buying a house. Plus, the variety of security lighting and walkway lights available provide versatile design options that can easily spice up the whole home.
Make Sleek Siding Choices
Let’s face it, people judge a house by its curb appeal. In fact, 94 % of realtors recommend refining a home’s curb appeal before putting it on the market. To keep up with the exterior trends of today, we have a simple solution. Smooth siding creates a contemporary, modern aesthetic that will make people want to go inside to see more.
Step Up Your Gardening Game
Despite common assumptions about the average gardener, new generation home owners are stepping up their gardening game with 38 % of those under 35 are expected to spend more time gardening this year. So, pick up your shovel and pick the right potting soil, and join in on the trend of growing an eye-catching garden.
With these trendy tips you’ll be spending less time indoors and more time enjoying the great outdoor...space you’ve created!
Whether it's a new phone, clothes, or a family car, today we're often resigned to the fact that the new things we own won't last forever. However, there is one thing that we still expect to endure for the long haul, and that's our homes.Continue Reading
Re-siding your home can completely transform its look and increase curb appeal exponentially, but completing a re-side is a big job and a significant investment. If you've never done it, it's hard to know what to expect and how to prepare for a siding replacement.
Board and batten style siding is enjoying a resurgence as a way to create visual interest in an otherwise blank wall. Many believe board and batten style is a timeless look that can leave your home's exterior with major curb appeal for years to come.
Office, at-home gym, man cave, garden center-your shed can be whatever you want it to be and LP products can help you get there. As one of the most durable siding options on the market, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is the home siding that is a great option for houses and sheds alike.