Enjoy Your Great Ourdoors; Top Upgrades for Your Backyard


Many homeowners overlook the possibilities that exist in their own back yards.

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You can create a unique space with the addition of pavers that can turn your yard into an outdoor living space.

Add an outdoor kitchen, a beautiful paver patio, a fire pit, some landscape lighting, synthetic grass and now have your outdoor living room where families can gather and enjoy time together. Of course, this new area expands your entertaining possibilities, too.


Stone pavers aren’t just for driveways anymore. Pavers have emerged as a key element to beautify your outdoor living spaces. They can be used to create patios, pool decks, retaining walls, and walkways. Many homeowners will be surprised at the variety of colors and shapes now featured in modern pavers. They can also be configured in many ways, in a single type or color or combined with other colors and textures to create a unique look.

Of course, they are durable and can stand-up to all kinds of traffic and climates, hot or cold.

Outdoor kitchens

Once you have created an expanded outdoor living area with pavers, the next step is to add an outdoor kitchen, giving your new space added functionality. Here again, the designs are endless, from small efficient cooking areas to spaces with a full functioning kitchen with a variety of appliances and storage areas to hold all your cooking essentials such as spice racks, pull-out cutting boards, utensils and tableware.

Your outdoor kitchen needs an accompanying dining and living area. There are many choices of fabric and materials for their outdoor furniture, allowing them to create their very own outdoor style.

Fire pits

An essential for outdoor living spaces is a fire pit. There are many varieties with one sure to blend with your outdoor area. Fire pits add that special ambiance to your outdoor space and invite family and guests to gather round and share the warmth and glow.

Fire pits can either be wood burning, for those who enjoy its aroma and glow, or gas-fired which has its own benefits, such as easy to use and always ready to provide a warm fire.


Outdoor lighting is another way to add your touch of style to an outdoor space. Lighting adds both ambiance and style, plus safety, to your outdoor spaces.

First, consider safety needs to make sure your walkways are well lighted for night activities.

Then you can address patio and deck lighting to create a look that accompanies your well-thought outdoor living area.

Viking Pavers can help you create your dream outdoor space for your Bay Area home.

Contact us at 800-941-1014 or use our free consultation form.