There’s something so liberating about being able to entertain your loved ones out in the refreshing open air, in the comfort of your own home. But with the cost of living showing no signs of slowing down, those outdoor entertaining dreams seem to be slipping further out of grasp for a wide selection of households in Wolverhampton and the Midlands.
But don’t despair! These five outdoor entertaining ideas are sure to add value without going over budget.
How do you create a good outdoor space on a budget?
1. DIY decking or patio
First, let’s start with the area you’re thinking of entertaining in. A deck or patio area will allow you to open up your home and invite more guests around for that special occasion you’re planning. Depending on how adventurous you’re feeling, it’s worth considering building a wooden deck or laying a concrete patio yourself. Get a head start by researching budget-friendly ideas like pine deck boards, composite deck tiles, and pallet decking, as well as leftover deck boards ideas to make the most of unused boards, such as matching paths and planters.
2. A trellis screen for your patio
DIY trellis fences and screens are ideal for gardens that need more privacy on a budget. With a wide range of woods and metals to choose from, a trellis screen will shape your patio or garden space with ease without breaking the bank.
Small bifold doors
3. Small bifold doors
Bifold doors are often seen as a premium product, however, it’s possible for smaller bifold door arrangements to be tailored to fit your budget. 2, 3, and 4 panel bifold doors are particularly popular when space and money are limited.
4. Small lean-to conservatory
If your home improvement plans require an extra room, practical lean-to conservatories tend to be the most cost-effective option. Much cheaper than an extension and delivering the best return on investment, a lean-to is more economical than any other conservatory style due to the way it ‘leans’ upon the existing structure of your home; so, it requires less structural work, time, and labour to build. Or if a lean-to isn’t to your taste, modest Victorian conservatories and Edwardian conservatories are next in line on the affordability scale.
Tiled roof replacement
5. A modern conservatory roof replacement
If you already have a structurally-sound conservatory that just needs a bit of TLC, a rejuvenating conservatory roof replacement could be the answer. Notably improving indoor temperatures and overall durability, a glazed conservatory roof replacement is the most budget-friendly option as it requires fewer materials and less labour to build. The initial investment will modernise its appearance and is likely to increase the value of the property too.
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