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Whether you just move into your new house or would like to elevate your current backyard to the next level, it is always essential to start with certain must-have items to achieve a pleasant look.
Many of you may have spent a lot of time and effort on creating a stylish, comfortable and welcoming interior space, but have you considered working on your backyard and turning it into an oasis as well?
The truth is, an enjoyable backyard is worth investing in, especially with the bonus of being filled with fresh air and surrounded by nature.
We compiled this list of 7 must-haves backyard essentials to inspire your outdoor space. Check out our backyard must-haves at Yaheetech and pick your favorites to recreate your chill zone.
1. Comfortable Seating
Whether for family dinner, friends gathering or home party, your backyard is the most popular hangout spot in your home, for which a comfortable patio furniture set is necessary to serve people’s needs of sitting to chat, drink, dine, read a book, watch a film and so much more.
As a rule of thumb, ventilation and water-resistance are two key features when buying backyard tables and chairs due to the outdoor exposure.
The space of your backyard decides the size of your patio furniture.
If your backyard is compact, a 3-piece patio furniture set would be an ideal choice.
If your backyard is spacious, you can opt for a set with more pieces that provides ample seats to host your guests.
2. Abundant Greenery
If you’re anything like us, you probably enjoy being surrounded by a lot of greenery and blossoms – who doesn’t? – Plants and flowers bring us endless delight with their vitality and prettiness.
How can you have a backyard without any of them? It would just make no sense!
After taking a full trunk of plants and flowers home, how to organize them could be a hassle, but don’t worry, a portable plant stand can help you out!
The multiple layer design of the plant stands saves your backyard space while can accommodate quite a few pots of plants of different heights and shapes, as well as benefits airflow and sunlight running through for healthy growth.
If you’re interested in cultivating plants, flowers or vegetables by yourself, a garden bed is perfect for you to DIY your dream garden, adding diverse colors to any drab spots.
The garden bed comes in a range of sizes, shapes and designs that can meet your various needs and preferences.
3. Proper Flooring
There are many options for backyard flooring: artificial grass turf, ceramic floor, wood tiles, and such or a combination of a couple of them.
A proper flooring gives your feet a level surface to walk across as well as anchors and defines your backyard space, adding a sense of aesthetic and texture to it.
Artificial grass turf can maximize the green look of your backyard which makes it resemble a real botanic garden, bringing your backyard to life. However, crack and wrinkles may occur after some time of use, which shortens its service life and impairs the visual effect.
The ceramic floor gives your backyard a modern and stylish look with various colors and patterns to choose from. Its smooth and hard surface enables it to be water-proof, scratch-resistant and easily cleaned. However, it may seem too cold during winter times and it’s difficult to be removed when you want a renovation after several years.
Wood tiles exude a feeling of nature, warmth and coziness, forming a harmonious whole along with other greenery and flowers in your backyard. In addition, they have a good sense of touch that your feet feel comfortable when stepping on them. Plus, their advantage price and high quality also make it value for money.
4. Wall Decoration
Looking for the privacy of your backyard without being seen by the passengers and neighbors? Artificial boxwood panels can best help you achieve it and enhance the authenticity of the lush greenery in your backyard at the same time.
The leaves are all plastic made which requires low maintenance and remains green all year round. On top of that, boxwood panels have cuttable plastic grids on the back that allow you to effortlessly trim them into any shape you want with scissors, building up a unique and vibrant backyard with your creativity.
5. A Source of Shade
Having a source of shade is necessary if you stay in your backyard most of your day especially in the summer heat.
A large patio umbrella can cover several people at once and can be positioned at different angles to maximize your shade cover.
You will appreciate it when you sit outside and chill with fresh air under the relentless sun or falling rain.
With rich hues and styles, you can always pick your favorite umbrella to create the vacation vibes that you’ve been dreaming of in your outdoor space.
6. Fire Heating
Whether you want to hold a barbeque night or campfire party, a fire pit is essential to make backyard fires safe and easy.
A Fire Pit is usually the focal point of any outdoor space at night, which is a great way to get everyone together, eating and drinking, enjoying the warmth and smell, cuddling up under a blanket if the weather is brisk, immersing yourself in the relaxing atmosphere… What can be better than ending an evening around a fire?
Fire pits come in a variety of sizes, shapes, materials and designs that can fit with any backyard style and homeowner needs.
7. Ambient Lighting
To keep your outdoor activities going all night, you need proper lighting in your backyard.
Lighting is so important that it not only lights up your space but also sets your mood and adds a beautiful ambiance to the environment.
There is a list of landscape lights to choose for your backyard, for example, ground lights for the pathway, mount lights on the wall, desk light on the table, string lights between trees or around table umbrella and so forth, some of which are crafted in specific patterns that will cast pretty shadows and mimic the moon and stars in the night sky.
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