One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to decorate it just the way you want it. In essence, making it your own and putting your own personal touches on it so that it’s a natural expression of your own style. And seeing as to how the weather is finally warmer and it’s actually feeling like spring, this is the perfect time for homeowners to turn their attention toward their outdoor space. Extend Your Living Space With more and more homeowners desiring space within which to entertain, the search for additional space often times moves outside. Maximizing your living space beyond the confines of your interior walls is not only relatively easy and affordable, but makes good investment sense, providing a great return on investment when it comes time to assess your home’s value. But where to start? Consult With a Professional Contractor First things first, see about scheduling an initial consultation with a home renovation contractor. Most reputable contractors such as Green Remodeling offer a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss some of the details regarding what your goals and objectives are for the space before offering up an estimate for the project. Consider the Location You’ll want to take several things into account before choosing a final location. A contractor can consult with you to determine the best location for your outdoor space. Of course, you’ll want to find a spot that’s not only close to the house, but offers optimum views, shade, privacy, or any combination of the three, depending on what your preferences are. You might also want to take into account the position of the sun during the various times of day that you’re expecting to hang out in your new outdoor space. Consider The Details What do you want to do in that additional outdoor space? Aside from just getting out of the house, what do you envision will be taking place in your new outdoor area? If you’re looking to entertain, perhaps you could add a fire pit, benches for simple built-in seating, or a large TV for movies and sporting events. Do you enjoy cooking? If so, outdoor kitchens are all the rage now. You can have your very own gourmet outdoor kitchen, complete with professional appliances. Keep in mind that your budget and your imagination are your only restrictions when it comes to planning your dream outdoor space. And when it’s time to begin the planning process on your dream space – whether it’s outdoors or indoors – Green Remodeling can help you go from dream to reality. With a full suite of contracting specialties, professional general contractor, Laura Green, and her team of home renovation and remodeling experts have spent nearly two decades satisfying the desires and dreams of hundreds of homeowners. Contact Green Remodeling about transforming your outdoor space today!