Most of us invest a lot of our time and money updating the interiors of our houses. But, investing in your outdoor living space can boost the aesthetic and resale value of your home. Spending time in your outdoor living space is enjoyable during the spring and summer seasons.

Here is how you can make your outdoor living space more appealing and inviting:

Make an Outdoor Kitchen

The kitchen is an important component of any household. Wouldn’t it be great if you took it outside? An outdoor kitchen can be really useful during the summer. You can invite your friends and family over for an outdoor barbeque. With a kitchen right by your side, you won’t have to go inside every now and then.

Add a Fireplace

Adding a fireplace to your backyard is a simple way to add value to your outdoor space. An outdoor space with a fireplace allows you to enjoy balmy summer nights with your family and friends. It can also be a source of warmth during the cool winter night gatherings. Making your own fireplace is an easy DIY job. All you have to do is drill a hole in the ground. You can also make use of bricks and flagstones. Just put in some firewood, ignite it and enjoy.

Add Water Features

While fire provides light and warmth, water provides calmness and tranquility. Adding water features to your outdoor space is a powerful way to beautify it. Water features can be added in a number of ways. You can add a water fountain to your outdoor area to make it more beautiful. Koi ponds with carp is a new trend in outdoor water features.

Create an Enclosure

To enhance the appearance and purpose of your outdoor living space, build an enclosure. A seating area in your backyard that is surrounded by small walls can help you entertain your guests. An enclosure can separate the seating area from the lawn grass. Pergolas are a suitable option for outdoor seating arrangements. They provide an enclosed feel and also allow plenty of sunlight. You can even plant small plants around the enclosure to give it a more natural feel.


Having a centralized area in your outdoor space can make it appear more inviting and hospitable. You can add a dining table, fancy lights and a music system to your space. The center point can be made around a fireplace or a water pond to add some drama to your space.

Having a well-furnished outdoor space is a great way to extend your living space and add to the beauty of your house. If you want to have an exciting outdoor space, contact our experts at Sinacori Landscaping today! We can be reached at 248-651-5400 and would love to help create your dream outdoor living space this Spring. We look forward to hearing from you!