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Refresh Your Outdoor Space This Summer With Main Street Homes

Photos of outdoor spaces from Main Street Homes

June 15, 2022

With the long-awaited season of summer finally here, now is the time where our minds inevitably begin to fill with vacation destinations and outdoor adventures—but sometimes, the best summer nights are the ones spent with loved ones in the comfort of your own Main Street home. Patio season is more prominent than ever during the summer months, and at Main Street Homes, we want to make sure that your outdoor living space is exactly how you’ve always envisioned it. Read on to see a few ways you can refresh, revamp and optimize your outdoor living space this summer. 

Incorporate fun and functional furniture and decor

To truly create the ultimate outdoor staycation in your own home, you’ll want to add a few pieces of comfy and cozy furniture—especially when you’re spending most of the sunny days and breezy nights enjoying your patio. A great way to optimize your outdoor living room is to define the space with a rug, preferably one that's made of polypropylene and is resistant to rain. This essential piece will not only protect bare feet and pet paws from rough wood planks or concrete, but it will also serve as a base for your furniture. Top your outdoor couches and chairs with all-weather cushions and pillows, and stick to a color palette to set the tone—whether it’s minimal, chic neutrals or vibrant, eye-catching hues. Add an outdoor dining table or a side table for extra convenience and seating—and your outdoor space is one step closer to being summer-ready. 

When you want a statement piece, but also love having functionality behind everything you plan within your home, you might want to try your hand at a farm-to-table garden or a vertical gardening wall. Adding in lush greens within a vegetable garden brings a pop of color and instant natural beauty to the space, while also giving you a fun activity to keep up with throughout the summer—one that the whole family will be able to partake in and enjoy the benefits of. Or, simply add your favorite outdoor plants and flowers to elevate your outdoor oasis design to another level with ease, and enjoy the relaxing ambiance that your outside furniture and decor provide you with this summer. 

Create a tranquil environment

At Main Street Homes, we carefully curate all of our outdoor features within our home plans to give our customers the opportunity to personalize each space within their home to suit all of their needs. When it comes to maximizing your outdoor living space—comfort, relaxation and a welcoming atmosphere are all important factors. On top of functional furniture and decor, one of the most popular ways to create an inviting space for any type of outdoor area is to add in a variety of lighting to your patio and yard. Whether it’s additional lighting to line your walkways or string lights to hang over your seating areas—this will instantly allow you to create a comfortable, serene atmosphere in your outdoor space. Add in blankets, lanterns, a hammock, or even a speaker or TV to make your outdoor space a place where you feel most at home. 

Update your outdoor grilling area

We all know that the kitchen is the heart of every home, so why not bring that same feeling of comfort to your outdoor living space as well? Now is the perfect opportunity for you to set your sights on updating your outdoor grilling space—ensuring that your home is ready to host all of your friends and family get-togethers this summer. 

With some spacious outdoor living options included in our floor plans that are full of potential, you’ll easily be able to find one that fits your needs. Whether it’s updating your grill or adding additional counter space for prep work in order to host the ultimate backyard barbeques this summer, or adding in a larger dining area to accommodate all of your friends and family—taking the time to set up an awe-inspiring outdoor kitchen and living space will ensure your summer is full of laughter and excitement, no matter what. 

Enhance your outdoor space this summer

The summer months make for the ideal time to take a break and unwind while enjoying the gorgeous Virginia weather, and at Main Street Homes—we’re here to ensure that you have the perfect outdoor living space to do just that. If this is the summer when you want to find your dream home, complete with an incredible outdoor space to make entirely your own—check out our breathtaking quick move-in homes, and be sure to take a look through our amenity-filled communities throughout Chesterfield, Hanover, New Kent, Powhatan and Goochland counties to find the perfect location for you and your family to set down your roots. When you’re ready to begin your journey to your forever home with the help of our amazing team, don’t hesitate to give us a call at (804) 794-3138 or fill out our online form today.