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Three Benefits To Having An Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor living space has become quite a big trend for homeowners. Many make the mistake of believing that their living space is limited to only indoors. However, several homeowners who incorporate their outdoor landscape into their living area are the people who get the most value out of their property. Adding an outdoor living space to your home is the perfect way to enhance your backyard. Here POPS Landscaping discusses multiple benefits to adding an outdoor living space to your property.

Benefits Of An Outdoor Living Space

Increase The Value Of Your hOme

Having an outdoor living space extends your home and can increase your home’s value when it comes time to sell. By working with a landscaping company like POPS, you can create a customized outdoor area that enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of your home. An outdoor space is a great way to add character to your property. Depending on how large you make your space, you could be making a significant financial investment in your home. With the ability to add features like outdoor kitchens, decks and more the possibilities of adding value to your home are endless. Reach out to POPS Landscaping today to start planning your living space. Start now and your home will be ready just in time for summer guests.

Entertain & Enjoy

A well-designed and maintained outdoor living space created by POPS Landscaping is the perfect place to host parties and family activities. Your social life will expand when you have this dedicated area to lounge, drink, grill, and enjoy the fresh air day and night. Outdoor living spaces aren’t just great for getting guests to your event, they also help keep the party going all night long. You don’t have to confine people to just the living room when there’s an array of comfortable outdoor furniture. Additionally, if your outdoor living space has a kitchen, you can enjoy the party with your guests. Cook and entertain all at the same time.

Improve Your Health

Another way an outdoor living space can improve your home is by lowering your stress levels. Outdoor spaces create the perfect opportunity to decompress after a long day of work. Spending more time outdoors can boost your immune system. Exposure to trees can help prevent asthma. Grass assists in eliminating airborne pollutants. Furthermore, people who are able to spend time in nature are often healthier and happier. An outdoor living area is a perfect place to do that. When you create an indoor/outdoor living area, you are investing in your overall well-being.

  • Cognition & Memory – A recent study by the National Institute of Health (NIH) indicates that interacting with nature improves cognition and memory. The research suggests that interacting with environments that have fascinating stimuli invokes directed attention mechanisms in the brain.
  • Reduces Stress – Being outdoors can reduce stress. Another NIH study showed that incorporating indoor/outdoor living in your home can decrease the levels of cortisol (a stress hormone) in the body.
  • Lower Your Risk of Chronic Disease – Recent research has linked spending time outdoors with a lower risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, and obesity. The study authors noted people have to spend time outside regularly on workdays and non-workdays to receive this benefit.

Looking To Build AN Outdoor Living Space?

When you’re looking to start enjoying the benefits of an outdoor living space, a great place to start is with your landscaping and hardscaping. For all your needs related to landscaping and hardscaping in Georgia, contact POPS Landscaping. Our professional team can help you achieve an outdoor space that’s beautiful, functional, and perfect for your home and family. Give us a call today for a free quote and to learn more about pricing.