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3 strategies for creating an amazing outdoor entertaining space

The time has come to take your unused outdoor space and turn it into a place for entertainment. It’s all fine and dandy to host parties inside, but there’s not enough room and who wants to be indoors when the weather is nice? Now you’re facing the questions of what to do, how to do it, and what you need to get it done. Following are some tips to help you work out a plan of action to create an outdoor entertainment space that everyone’s going to want to use.

Creating a Layout of the Space

You’ve marked out a space in your yard that works for your needs, but that’s all you’ve done. Now you need to determine the layout for everything you want to put in. Begin by measuring out the space, then draw it out on a piece of paper. This helps you visualize the space when you’re not home and looking at something you’re considering putting in. Now you can take the dimensions of the item and see how it fits into the space without going through the process of buying the item and putting it in the desired setting, only to find it doesn’t fit and needs to be returned.

Prepare the Space for Use

Sometimes the space you pick has trees that are in less than ideal shape or have branches that are hanging too low for comfort. Using an Atlanta tree removal company to trim back the trees or remove them altogether is a quick and efficient way to make the space more inviting and safer for everyone to enjoy.

You also want to make sure that you’re working with a level base for your entertainment spot. If you have a yard without much in the way of level space, you’re going to need some kind of decking put in. Simple decks aren’t overly expensive and make usable space out of your yard that you might otherwise not have.

Enhance the Mood

You can install any number of features to helpĀ make the space an inviting one. If there’s room, you can put in a pond or waterfall effect that creates a soothing noise. Putting plants in the pond or around the waterfall gives everything a lush appearance and helps soften the sound of the water. Set up lights inside the water to create a soft glow at night time. You might also want to hang lights that you can dim or brighten in order to set the mood the moment people arrive and sit down.

Another option is to install Bluetooth speakers that are rated for outdoor use. Broadcast music from your phone and become the jukebox for the evening with little effort.

Use these tips as a starting point for creating an entertainment space that everyone’s going to want to visit. Make it your own with your personal flair as well as setting it up with features to make it welcoming, comfortable, and pleasant.

 

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