Top 5 Summer Backyard Design Trends for 2016

More and more homeowners are investing in outdoor living spaces, turning their backyards into an outdoor living space to rewind and have fun. We’ve gathered some of the most popular deck trends in 2016:

Accent Lighting

Adding backyard lighting to your backyard can be beautiful as well as functional. Choose an energy-efficient or solar-powered lighting are very low maintenance and can definitely brighten up your backyard without breaking your bank.

Multi-Level Decks

A multi-level deck can create a more spacious look. If you have a small yard to work with, a simple wood deck can give your backyard a complete transformation.
Urban Oasis 01 (design by Gillespie Moody Patterson, Inc.)

Two-Toned Designs

Create a unique deck design by matching lighter-colored deck railings with darker decking boards. You can never go wrong matching complementary colors for your deck, but going with a contrasting color to give your deck a newer look without having to remodel your whole backyard.

Fully Functional Kitchens

Nowadays, homeowners are taking grilling to a whole new level as they are wanting to spend more time outdoor with friends and family. People are looking for a fully functional kitchen including a grill or cooktop surface, cabinets and storage, countertop, refrigerator and sink.

Modern, Contemporary Style

Homeowners are beginning to look for a backyard that is cohesive with their contemporary home design. Deck design is all about clean lines, absence of ornamentation, and mixing of materials including glass, metal, wood and composites.

Which design do you like the most? Let us know in the comments!

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