Outdoor Living Basics

Today, many individuals are taking their home decor and living spaces outside. Outdoor living can consist of designing and creating unique outdoor spaces through construction or landscaping projects - from staining decks to building a koi pond with a cascading waterfall we've got you covered. Homeowners are building outdoor kitchens and fireplaces for entertaining purposes, while others are installing unique lighting concepts to reveal the beauty of their yardwork at night. Whichever project you decide to tackle, Angie's List is here to help you figure out the best way to begin transforming your outdoor living space. 

Living room with blue in-ceiling lighting and small recessed lights
Lamps & LightingKitchen LightingOutdoor LightingInterior Designers and DecoratingLED Lights
Break the constraints of conventional light fixtures with these creative lighting ideas to illuminate your space.
A group of solar-powered lights
Outdoor Lighting
If you want to brighten your yard and lower your electric bill, consider solar-powered outdoor lighting.
people hugging trees
Trees
This Arbor Day, celebrate the arrival of spring by honoring the earth, trees and beautiful landscapes that surround you every single day.
Outdoor lighting lamp post in front of home
Outdoor Lighting
Hire an electrician to make sure an outdoor light post is installed correctly and safely.
Regular maintenance of an outdoor lighting system is crucial, including using waterproof connectors that can withstand the elements. (Photo by NightScenes Landscape Lighting Professionals)
Outdoor Lighting
Regular maintenance is essential to keep your outdoor lights working properly. Waterproof connectors are an important component of a landscape lighting system.
 
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