You know I love Australia. In fact, I have written several articles on Australian home decor, home improvement and residential garden. Since Australia is located in the Southern hemisphere their Autumn is coming next. Specifically, Australian autumn will start on March 1 and end on May 31, 2018. Nothing is more better to start a diy backyard landscaping to improve the value of your house this fall, right?
So why renovate your house?
Renovating and decorating the inside of your home can make it a more enjoyable place to live. Carrying out work such as adding a bathroom, or replacing a kitchen, can also add value to the property. It’s easy to get carried away with concentrating on the interior of your home, when it comes to renovation projects. But, you should never forget your outside space.
There are several outdoor building projects that you can undertake, if you pay attention to planning and do your research. An important part of this planning is making sure that you fully understand the outdoor area of your property. You need to know about any obstacles that you may face once you start to build. It’s often a good idea to speak to a building surveyor. To help you with this. You also need to think about your budget, timescales and any outside help you may need. Once you have completed your planning, you can start on the project. Here are three easy outdoor projects that you may want to try this Autumn.
Creating a Deck Area
If you want to make the most of your outside space, it’s a good idea to use it for entertaining, when the weather is good. Creating a decking area means that you have somewhere for people to sit and talk, or where you can serve a meal outside. Of course, when you are building a decking area on your property, you need to make sure that it’s study and railed off, if it’s raised, so that anyone using it remains safe.
How about Tree House for the Kids?
It can be hard to get some adult time, if your kids are running around your feet all day. Why not create a treehouse outside, so that they have somewhere of their own to hang out, outside of their bedroom? Your kids will love the independence that a tree house can bring, and you can get some peace and quiet. If you do not have trees in your outside space, you can always build a house on stilts instead.
The Obvious: Fire Pit Area
This is another obvious idea for the Australian. You can stay outside well into the evening, with light and warmth being provided by the fire. You can choose whether to opt for wood or gas when you are building a fire pit. Although, you may want to check whether there are any local restrictions on when you can burn wood outside. Think carefully about where to place the fire pit. Choose a place where it’s easy for people to sit, and which is sheltered, so that it feels cosy.
All of these backyard building projects can be completed, if you give yourself enough time. Do not procrastinate any more, it is time to diy backyard makeover with these three ideas. Make sure that you do not start a project when there are other important things going on in your life. And, be realistic with your time frame, so that you do not become disillusioned along the way.