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Celebration Location: 3 Ways To Prepare Your Yard For Summer BBQs

When the weather gets hot, there is nothing better than having friends and family over for a backyard BBQ. The perfect summer BBQ will usually involve a lot more than just grilling some burgers, hot dogs, chicken and steaks on the gas grill. In a successful BBQ friends and family spend time together in a safe and comfortable space, enjoying great food, cold beverages and outdoor fun, which usually includes activities like swimming and playing lawn games on the freshly mowed grass. If you are looking forward to throwing backyard BBQs on a regular basis, you will want to consider taking these steps to get your yard ready to entertain family and friends for the best summer parties possible.

Celebration Location: 3 Ways To Prepare Your Yard For Summer BBQs

Turn Your Yard Or Patio Into An Outdoor Cooking Space — If you are planning to use your backyard for entertaining on a regular basis, you will find it helpful to create a permanent outdoor cooking space in your backyard or on the patio. Creating an outdoor cooking space may involve a number of things, like installing a BBQ pit or a wood-fired outdoor pizza oven, putting in a mini bar or installing a permanent beverage cooler on your patio table. The key to creating a great outdoor cooking area is to be creative and enjoy the process of building a permanent space for throwing BBQs. Not only will you increase your property values, but your friends and family will thank you.

Lawn Care And Pest Control — Few things are more annoying than being bothered by all kinds of bugs, pests and invasive insects while you try to enjoy a BBQ. Therefore, preparing your lawn for the summer BBQ season should involve more than just cutting the grass or weed whacking. Preparing your lawn for frequent summer gatherings means ensuring that your lawn is treated for a variety of pests, such as fleas, ticks, ants, bees and mosquitoes. By taking care of your lawn and treating your yard for potentially dangerous pests, you can ensure that your guests will be able to enjoy themselves this summer.

Have A Custom Swimming Pool Installed — On a hot summer day there is nothing better than taking a refreshing swim in the pool. The vast majority of the time your guests spend at your BBQ will involve entertaining themselves while you cook on the grill. What better way is there to entertain your guests while you cook than to offer them the opportunity to enjoy a refreshing swim? A new custom swimming pool will allow you to get creative with your yard by choosing from a number of different custom designed swimming pool options. Your backyard is unique in many ways. Forcing a factory made swimming pool to fit may be virtually impossible. For this reason, having a custom designed swimming pool installed is a much better idea. Your pool with act as a center piece for your summer BBQs, allowing your family and guests to beat the heat and enjoy hours of recreation before and after enjoying all of their BBQ favorites.

Building a permanent cooking space, taking care of your lawn including pest control measures, and having a custom designed swimming pool installed in your yard are all examples of things that you can do to create an inviting and comfortable outdoor space for the summer BBQ season. The best way to explore all of your outdoor entertainment design options is to get in touch with a design specialist. By speaking to a design specialist about all of your outdoor cooking and custom swimming pool installation options, you will be able to transform your yard into the perfect summer entertainment space.

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