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5 Outdoor Installations That Will Enhance The Aesthetic Appeal Of Your House



Were you able to buy the property that you were always drooling over? Purchasing your dream home may not be as easy as you think because apart from needing a hefty investment, you also have to furnish it as per your desires.

Most people make the mistake of exhausting their entire budget on buying the property and taking care of everything inside the house (paints, furniture and appliances). Don’t forget the cost of relocation and other hidden miscellaneous expenses. It would help if you made a checklist of requirements and tasks to avoid missing out on anything important, such as backyard/outdoor installations.

Note: You can invest in wood and concrete furniture in Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Cairns and some other parts of Australia because of favourable climate conditions. However, concrete is a much more suitable option for outdoor furniture because wood gets damaged easily due to moisture, sunlight and stubborn stains.

Read ahead to learn about some incredible outdoor concrete installations that will enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home:

Depending on the space available, you can think of an appropriately-sized gazebo for your backyard. If designed well, it can transform the appearance of the entire house, not just the backyard. It is advisable to hire a professional to get the job done because you may mismeasure the space or spend on the wrong seating material. Concrete seating should be your first choice because it is more durable and resilient than any other material.

  • Birdbath

There is no doubt that a birdbath will not just look pretty in the middle of the garden but will also be a nature-friendly approach to decor. Yes, they offer drinking water to the birds. Do you know how many different shapes and sizes of bird baths can be created with a block of concrete? All you need to do is find the right vendor, who can create a design that is as beautiful as your imagination.

  • Water feature

What’s more elegant than installing a water feature in your backyard? It can include a small fountain and waterfall along with a path to walk on as well as lines of smooth stones as boundaries. The reality will be more spectacular than the imagination, so don’t wait up, go for it immediately. The only suggestion is to choose the right material for all the parts of the feature because water damage, temperature (extremes) damage and sun damage is inevitable.

  • Sunday brunch spot

Most often than not, the most overlooked aspect of a house in the backyard. Some people may forget all about it until they shift to the new house, while some think to decorate it will cost a fortune. Contrary to popular belief, you can invest in outdoor concrete tables in Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and even in Tasmania or Herberton, Queensland because concrete is nearly prone to fluctuating temperature damage, moisture damage and sun damage if coated with a reliable sealant at the right time. So, how about a cute, round concrete table with a few chairs around it sound to you? Perfect for a Sunday brunch spot, eh? Don’t worry; your budget won’t be affected severely.

  • Fireplace and lounge

If there is no space for a fireplace inside the house, why worry? You can design one in your backyard. Creating a living space in the backyard is a fantastic way of enjoying your winter evenings in a classy manner. Imagine, a huge fireplace with a concrete table in front of it and a few chairs around it. Yes, quite similar to the above idea, but with an amazing add-on.

Yes, you can integrate two or more of the many ideas mentioned above to decorate your place more exquisitely. Creativity has no boundaries!


Several reasons are there to invest in concrete furniture (both, indoor and outdoor), such as:

  • Water-resistant
  • Stain-proof
  • Low maintenance
  • Loads of options available across the globe
  • Durable and resilient

It would help if you coated your concrete furniture with a high-quality sealant to experience the benefits mentioned above. As already mentioned above, there are innumerable options (colours, shapes, sizes and textures) available in the world, so don’t settle for anything less than incredible.

Innovate your style! Beautify your backyard! Install wisely!

Lauren Williamson is a ferocious reader with a desire to travel the world. He has been a part of many industries, and loves to shed light on the hard truths of the business world. Through his writings, he shares his experience with the readers to help them with their shortcomings.