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Increase the Value of Your Home with a Backyard Fire Pit

February 7th, 2018

Most homeowners take pride in their home. After all, they have spent a lot of time and money beautifying their home. Unfortunately, many of them tend to devote the bulk of their attention to interior remodeling.  As a homeowner, you want your home to look appealing from the inside out. You need to think of your backyard as an extension of your living space.

There are several ways to make the most out of your outdoor living space. Installing a backyard fire pit is one of them. The benefits of improving your outdoor living space will go beyond just adding interest to your home; it can also add value to your property.

Several studies suggest that spending time outdoors is good for you. It can help alleviate stress, improve your mood, and strengthen your immune function. Today, more and more people are paying attention to their health; thus, the growing trend for outdoor living. Installing a fire pit in your backyard area allows you, your family, and your guests to enjoy this extension of your home.

Whether it’s a stone or a wood-burning fire pit, an outdoor fireplace can create a beautiful gathering space for everyone. It provides a casual hangout for family and friends. If you enjoy making S’mores, having a few drinks or sitting by the fire telling stories, some of your fondest memories will be created here. The ambiance a fire pit brings is worth the investment alone.

Everyone loves to gather around a cozy fire, especially when it’s chilly. In fact, a huge percentage of homebuyers have an outdoor fire pit on their wish list. In a survey that was conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2017, they revealed that a fire pit is one of the most requested outdoor features, next to dining and lighting. That said, having a fire pit in your backyard will make your home more appealing to potential customers. The good news is that you don’t need to spend a huge sum of money to build a backyard fire pit. In fact, you can install one in your home for as low $1,400. Of course, the cost can run up exponentially depending on the designs.

An outdoor fire pit is a smart investment that will pay off huge later on. You may not be interested in putting your home in the market right now, but when the time comes, you’ll be able to recoup your investment and even sell your house for the highest price possible.

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