If you’re lucky enough to live in an area of the country with good weather, it would be silly not to take every opportunity possible to enjoy it. That’s probably why enhancing outdoor living space and providing more functional and practical outdoor spaces has been increasing in popularity in North Dallas / Fort Worth and surrounding areas. Our customers are often looking for options to help upgrade their backyards and create spaces they can enjoy. One option to consider when thinking about how to upgrade your backyard is an arbor.
You might be wondering precisely what an arbor is and why you would want it in your backyard. An arbor is a kind of accent that is usually used to help define and separate space in a backyard or garden. Some of them are purely decorative in nature and provide an aesthetically pleasing view while walking through a backyard path. Others are more functional and offer some slight protection from the elements while softly defining space, most often via the use of a trellis that is attached to both sides of the structure.
Arbors are used to highlight more than they are to provide practical or functional backyard space in other words and they do this very well. They can really transform the entire look of your yard or garden.
Strictly speaking, an arbor is rarely a necessity. With that said, if you are looking for something that will help increase the aesthetic value of your space and make it a more enjoyable area, then an arbor might very well be an important option for you to consider. Note that arbors are particularly useful for gardeners who would like to grow flowering vines – the trellis that is often attached to both sides of the arbor make for perfect growing spaces. They can be placed on a deck or patio, or even out at various spaces in a yard, to help create a cohesive aesthetic theme.
Arbors are also great for highlighting specific areas of your property. Perhaps you have a small pond, for example, that you’d like to draw attention to. An arbor can help define that space by enhancing the area greatly. You can even turn the arbor into a small seating area by placing a bench underneath it and stringing lights through the lattice work and plants. You could create a very ambient space to spend your time relaxing.
If you are interested in adding some elegance to your yard, an arbor is the way to go! They can help you create seating space, highlight your yard, and improve the overall appearance of your property. At Prater Concrete, we have the skills needed to install the perfect arbor for your needs. We also offer a range of custom finishes to help you create the exact look that would complete your design. Reach out to us today for more information!