Highlight your home’s entry point, improve curb appeal, and shelter your friends and family from inclement weather with a Coastal style front portico. This design also functions as a comfortable porch with seating and a fan for warm evenings and sunset watching.
What a wonderful personal retreat this outdoor space has become. The small deck takes you down to the patio, which is the perfect setting for family cookouts or drinks in the evening next to the fire. In the evening the low voltage lighting and carefully designed landscaping create an elegant atmosphere for relaxation.
This backyard space was built for comfort and convenience with the combination of this porch and patio. The screened porch features attractive decking with stairs that bring you to a cozy patio with a beautiful sitting wall and landscaping. You can envision how this patio area would make a nice entertainment enclave where guests can … More Combination for comfort
When you add low-voltage lighting to your outdoor space, outdoor entertaining can move seamlessly from day to night without a hitch. This patio, with handsome built-in barbecue, bar, and accompanying fireplace, is ready for parties any time of the day.
The creative use of low-voltage lighting can turn an otherwise dark and foreboding space into a fun and exciting environment. The lighting here turns this yard into a potential area for outdoor parties or gatherings in the evening. You can picture guests walking down the path into an open space where they would encounter … More Dramatic evening landscape
Creating a relaxing outdoor space adjacent to the drive-way is often a tricky endeavor. In this project, the screened porch is the perfect visual barrier between the functional parking area and the nice tree-filled environment available for this space. This porch acts as a second living and dining room, which has open and sunny views … More Relaxing screened porch
Many successful and attractive outdoor space designs have movement. In this project, the movement flows from the deck to the fire pit. The shape is almost like a slow drip and you can see and feel a fluid motion from the steps. The patio tapers off and then becomes a circle with the fire pit … More A natural flagstone patio with movement
This large deck and patio provides excellent views of the waterfront and convenient access to the backyard. You can imagine sitting under the deck on the patio during a light rain – still able to enjoy the tree-lined outdoor space. During pleasant sunny days, the large deck will allow expansive views of the horizon for … More Relax on large multi-level deck with covered patio
Low voltage lighting is perfect for illuminating pavilions, pathways, landscaping walls, stairs, patios and decks. A variety of light fixtures can set the mood for pool-side parties and outdoor gatherings around the fire-pit.
It’s June and homeowners have opened their pools and begun to enjoy their investments in fun and functionality. Maintaining a pool takes some effort and a little money each year, but it can be well worth it. A pool can provide a reason and focal point for family and friends to come for a visit … More Pools and Outdoor Living: Fun and Function