4 Tips For Making Your House A Summer Dream Home

Posted by First Team Real Estate on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 11:00am.

Summer is quickly approaching and it's time to prepare your home. From a well-organized garage packed with fun equipment, to a relaxing garden oasis, there are a whole range of possibilities for home improvements. Check out these quick tips if you want to create a stylin' summer dream home.

Prepare For Activities

For a fun and memorable summer, it is a good idea to get outside and enjoy quality time with the family. As part of your preparations for this exciting season, consider organizing your garage and keeping a well-stocked collection of sports equipment around. From badminton to basketball, you can easily make your home the most fun on the block with a little organization and preparation. Pegboards, mounted shelving and vertical bike storage are all great options to take your garage to the next level.

Underwater Oasis

Pools play a key role in the quintessential summer experience, so consider revamping yours before the summer season begins. From stunning decorative stones to waterfall centerpieces, homeowners can really stand out in style with a renovated pool. Check out these homes with pools on the market now for inspiration, or maybe even fall in love with some new digs. For a summer dream home, focus on the pool and you will enjoy the maximum fun in the sun.

Outdoor Relaxation

Those warm summer evenings are perfect spent outside with a crisp glass of soda and the company of friends. Whether you install a gazebo with a mosquito net or you consider things like Allweather Shelters for your outdoor solution, summer is the perfect time to enjoy nature. Don't be opposed to accessorizing your yard with weather-resistant furniture and decorations to make it feel more comfortable. Additionally, solar-powered lanterns can be the perfect addition to make your home and yard feel even more special.

Culinary Curiosities

For the perfect summer dream home, turn your kitchen into a culinary powerhouse. From summer barbecues to fresh lemonade, it pays to be prepared. Whether it’s a facelift inside the house with a counter top and cabinet revamp, or a new built-in BBQ outside, focusing on food is the way to go.

If you're into pizza and the art of baking bread, you could even consider investing in an outdoor brick oven for your delicious creations. Ultimately, your kitchen is the ideal place to focus your efforts in creating a stylish, sociable dream home.

All in all, summer is the perfect time to enjoy your home. Whether you focus on crafting an elegant pool and patio or you prep your kitchen for the perfect summer meal, you're sure to enjoy the season to the fullest.


This guest post is written by Kara Masterson, a freelance writer from West Jordan, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and spending time with her dog, Max

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