It’s the new year and here are the top 5 2020 outdoor living trends you may want to incorporate into your own backyard!
This 2020, more people are looking into making outdoor kitchens as their primary kitchens. Outdoor kitchen design easily maximize space while avoiding the look of an overstuffed and cluttered area. The technology and innovations incorporated also provide homeowners the flexibility of adding unique features and accessories such as a table hearth or television.
Fireplace or Fire Pit
As more people embrace the outdoor living lifestyle, fireplaces and fire pit take centerstage to provide warmth and coziness to outdoor living areas. It becomes the major crowd-drawer and compensates for the occasional chilly breeze that sweeps the area.
Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Areas
Walls continue to be skipped in favor of glass windows or flowing drapes which allows for a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living setups. With this wall-less trend, living areas become brighter, spacious and liberating. There’s also a sharp decrease in energy costs as natural light easily filters in.
Skylights in Patio Covers
To further let more natural light illuminate rooms, skylights are favored rather than the traditional solid patio cover. By daytime, it lets enough sunlight in while it provides a spectacular view by nighttime.
As more people become more aware of the ecological movement, more families are also starting to bring back the idea of garden plots into their backyard. By having container gardens, parents can teach their children the value of gardening and growing plants and vegetables. Container gardens are also a great focal point in the backyard and a great investment that gives you a valuable and priceless return.
As classic blue is the color of the year for 2020, expect that water features featuring a brook of burbling crystal blue water to dominate most backyards. Whether it’s a fountain, pond, or stream, water features are seen to be a huge trend this 2020.