If you’ve lived in your home for a few years now, you’ve probably had time to set up your interior and truly turn the layout of your house into your own unique living space. However, you may be noticing that your front and back yards are lacking in pizzazz and class. Are you looking for design ideas and ways to increase your curbside appeal while making your home even more of an extension of yourself? Perhaps you’ve recently purchased your first home and you’re ready to make your outdoor living spaces a dream for you and yours. If so, we can help.

Customization and curb appeal are major priorities of homeowners not only in Katy, Texas, but around the world. Many people choose to own (rather than rent) because they want full control over the property and living space they occupy. And while there’s nothing wrong with the days of paying a monthly fee to live in a studio apartment, we can all agree that homeownership is a completely different sensation. Putting yourself in this position allows you to completely overhaul any portion of your residence that doesn’t suit you, including the exterior.

There are so many incredible landscaping ideas that are fairly easy for homeowners to quickly implement, but so many individuals are simply unaware of these potential investments. In this blog, we'll give you the rundown on a few of the many ways you can upgrade your home's exterior.

Water Features

Like many people, you might already have a hose and a sprinkler attachment you use to water your lawn and flowers. And while many of these devices are very effective at keeping your front yard and backyard grass alive, these are barely the tip of the iceberg when it comes to adding irrigation systems and foundations to your home’s exterior.

Countless Americans agree that adding water fountains to a garden or patio is an almost instant way to completely change the ambiance and energy of your outdoor space. The elegance of wall fountains, basin fountains, and other types of fountains alongside the tranquil sounds of water create an amazing experience for all who are involved.

Fire Pit

Backyard fire pits are great ways for you to enjoy an outdoor gathering spot for not only you and your family, but your guests as well. Year-round, it provides you with a source of light and heat while also giving your backyard an elegant brick structure that will last for decades with minimal maintenance. In the winter, it acts as a backyard campfire where you can grab your favorite blankets, Christmas lights, and snacks while you and your friends enjoy a cool Katy night together.

Outdoor Kitchen

(Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think!)

Building a kitchen for your outdoors will make any culinary enthusiast. For the foodies who love to whip up restaurant-level dishes even on those lazy Sundays during football season, having an outdoor culinary space will be an absolute game-changer.

Fire pits are great for s’mores in the wintertime, but if you’re trying to host a gathering in the backyard of your dreams without spending the entire party in the kitchen, having an outdoor backyard cooking space will quickly be one of your favorite investments. Today’s landscapers and appliance manufacturers have made incredible advancements in their respective industries, and now, homeowners have plenty of cost-effective and straightforward methods for adding outdoor cooking spaces.

CJ Yardworks - Katy Landscaping Made Simple

Designing and landscaping your yard takes time, patience, and experience. If you’re someone who hasn’t ever done this before, you may feel lost when embarking on a DIY project of these proportions. To ensure you get the best possible experience while also avoiding injury, it is widely agreed upon that hiring a professional landscaper is the best way to go.

At CJ Yardworks, you can count on our reliable team of landscape contractors to make your outdoor living dreams come true. For more information on landscape design and a free estimate for your yard, call us today at 281-578-5999. One of our in-house landscaping specialists would love to speak with you about your backyard living goals!