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Outdoor Living Life

Home Outdoor Living refers to designing and creating an outdoor living space that extends and enhances your home's indoor living space. This typically includes creating functional and aesthetically pleasing areas for activities like dining, entertaining, relaxing, and recreation. These spaces can include features such as patios, decks, gardens, pools, and outdoor kitchens, and may also incorporate landscaping, lighting, and furniture to create a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living.

What Styles of Home Outdoor Living are there?

There are several styles of Home Outdoor Living, including


characterized by classic design elements such as white picket fences, trellises, and flower gardens.


featuring sleek and minimalist designs with clean lines and neutral colors.


incorporating natural elements such as stone, wood, and water features to create a cozy, cabin-like feel.


inspired by the coastal regions of Italy, Spain, and Greece, with features like terra-cotta tiles, stucco walls, and pergolas.


characterized by lush greenery, water features, and natural materials like bamboo and thatched roofs.


a combination of modern and traditional styles, featuring unique and innovative design elements.


a mixture of various styles and influences, showcasing personal taste and creativity.

Ultimately, the style of your outdoor living space will depend on your personal preferences, the architecture of your home, and the environment in which it is located.

How Long does it take to construct an Outdoor Living area?

The time it takes to construct an outdoor living area can vary depending on several factors, such as

Size and complexity of the project

A smaller, simple project with minimal features will take less time to complete than a larger, more elaborate project.

Availability of materials

The availability of materials can impact the timeline for construction. If materials are readily available, construction can proceed quickly.

Weather conditions

Weather conditions, especially in areas with inclement weather, can impact construction schedules.

Contractor schedule

The contractor's schedule and workload can also impact the timeline for construction.

Typically, a small to medium-sized outdoor living area can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months to construct, depending on the factors mentioned above. A larger, more complex project could take several months to a year or more to complete.

How much does an Outdoor Living area cost?

The cost of an outdoor living area can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as:

Size and complexity of the project

A larger, more complex project with more features will be more expensive than a smaller, simpler project.

Materials used

 The cost of materials can vary widely, with some materials being more expensive than others.


The cost of labor and materials can vary depending on your location.

Contractor rates

The rates charged by contractors can also vary, with some contractors charging more or less than others.

As a rough estimate, the cost of a small to medium-sized outdoor living area can range from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the factors mentioned above. A larger, more complex project can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. It's important to get quotes from several contractors to get an accurate estimate for your specific project.


Boost your immune system

Being around vegetation and phytoncides, the chemicals plants give off to protect themselves from insects.  Oak , Cedar and Pine trees are high producers

Increase Vitamin D

Increase Vitamin D levels by spending at least 15  minutes a day in your outdoor living space.

Reduce Inflammation

Reduce Inflammation  by going barefoot in your outdoor space and practicing "earthing".  It's real, and so are the benefits

Eye Health

Eye Health can be at least maintained, if not improved, by spending time outdoors and in your living space.  Reduced eye strain and the associated  stress is lessened by spending some time outside.  And set up some animal attractors in your yard.

Improve your mood

You can improve your mood by simply being out in the calming effects of the natural scape of your Outdoor Living Space.  The smells of the flowers and other flora, and the sounds from a water feature are great stress reducers

Deeper bonds

Deeper bonds to family and friends can be achieved by just spending time out back with those close to you.  Gather around the patio, fire pit, or other feature you might have.

Reduce Stress

Reduce Stress by dedicating some time as often as possible to spend time out there.  You can reduce blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension just by allowing yourself that "cool down" time in your nature space out back