By ALICIA HOLDRIDGE, Bravi Design + Remodeling
SAN ANTONIO - The lazy days of summer are upon us and there is nothing better than the chance to enjoy an afternoon in the backyard grilling and swimming with family and friends.
Over the past several years, outdoor living spaces, especially outdoor kitchens, have gained popularity. You see them advertised in magazines, on the computer and on television. They have taken the mundane grilling experience to a whole new level by replacing it with something more elegant and ideal.
No matter how great the interior of a home, everyone can start to feel confined. Investing a little time and effort into creating a comfortable and inviting backyard can have many rewards.
A great outdoor living space allows you to kick back and relax. For the cooler months, a fire pit or grilling area is a place to simply enjoy the fresh air.
In today’s homes, the backyard is an extension of your living space. From a screened in area to a completely open design, the options for outdoor living spaces are plentiful. Not only will a well thought-out backyard improve the value of your property, it will encourage community.