This Site All Started With a PoolThis Site All Started With a Pool

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This Site All Started With a Pool

I'm Jake Johnson and installing a pool in my home was not easy. First, I had to make the decision. I live alone since my wife died a few years ago, and it seemed rather frivolous to spend money on a pool. I'm not old, but age was a bit of a factor. It seemed almost irresponsible and childish to want a pool at my age. After I committed, I had to find the right contractor. With so many variables (price, time, personality, etc.), it was a lot harder than I thought. Next, I had to work with the contractor to find the proper space and size and look. After months of construction, I had my pool, but then I had to learn a lot about the proper care and upkeep. Overall, though, my little foray into construction (even if I didn't do any of the really hard work) was informative and worthwhile!

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4 Wood And Fencing Ideas That Give You An Attractive Outdoor Living Space

Popular outdoor living spaces bring interior designs outside and extend the space of your home. There are many features to consider when creating outdoor spaces and fencing is a great solution to do improvements, designs and bring indoor comforts outside. Here are some fencing ideas to give your outdoor living space an attractive design with indoor comforts.

1. Premium Fencing Materials with Attractive Surfaces and Privacy

The materials that you use to enclose a property may only serve to provide a function and not be attractive. When you are creating an outdoor living space, the materials you use in this area can make a big difference in the appearance of this space. Use premium fencing materials that are attractive and provide privacy to complete your outdoor space. Some good choices of fencing materials for outdoor spaces are vinyl, aluminum, and composite lumber fencing materials.

2. Adding Features Like Seating and Storage That Can Be Practical

Practical features with fencing are a great way to improve outdoor living space. These features can be separate from fencing and similar materials, or they can be integrated into the fence design. Seating is a great option to consider, which can also include storage with bench seating that have chests beneath. To make seating more comfortable, add outdoor cushions to make them as comfortable as the sofa in your living room.

3. Decoration, Lighting, Electrical Wiring, and More Hidden in Fencing

The decoration is also an important aspect to consider when doing an outdoor living space. Privacy fencing and screens give you a great space to do things like adding art. Use exterior paint to create designs or stains for wood materials. If you do artwork with paint, you can use fencing materials to make frames that create the look of hanging pictures. In addition, there are many options for lighting and electrical installations that can be hidden by the fence.

4. Integrating Fencing Materials into Landscaping and Outdoor Structures

Fencing materials can also be integrated into landscaping design and outdoor structures. For example, if you have a covered area, use hardwood materials for privacy fencing to create walls that unite this area with the rest of the outdoor space. You can also do this with materials that are used on the exterior of your home, such as siding and decking, which can be done with hardwood materials that are the same as materials used for fencing.

These are some ideas to use fencing for attractive outdoor living space and the comforts of interior design. If you are ready to enclose outdoor living space, contact a hardwood flooring service to help give outdoor spaces an attractive interior look with hardwood flooring materials and other wood features