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design ideas to create the perfect summer backyard

With summer just around the corner, now could be the perfect time to start giving some thought towards establishing a fantastic backyard space to spend those lazy Sunday afternoons around the BBQ with good friends, family and food.

Thinking about your backyard during your new home design phase will give you the freedom to incorporate as many different aspects as possible. For example, the BBQ.

Investing in a patio or deck for your property could be a fantastic idea. 

While adding low hanging trees is a nice, natural way to provide strategically placed shade around your backyard. Though it may be a good idea to keep them away from the general dining area, they can be perfect for giving children shade options from the beating sun.

Pools may have been once a symbol of status, nowadays there are a number of affordable options available. Nothing provides relief from the blistering heat more than a dip in the family pool. If you opt to install a pool, it is important to ensure that you provide the necessary safety precautions.

If sustainability is one of your necessities for the family home, investing in solar lamps can provide a cheap, eco-friendly lighting option for your outdoor living area. Simply set them up around any walking paths or popular areas, let them charge during the day and reap the rewards well into the night.

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There are a number of different options available to make your backyard the most idyllic place for you, your friends and your family to spend summer.

Get in contact with the creative team at apg homes and enlist their help. Their expertise and experience will be paramount to facilitating your designs and helping your outdoor dreams come true.