10 Ways to Save on Backyard Renovations

Renovation on the Cheap

Summer is only a few weeks away now, and chances are that the warm weather will have you spending more time barbecuing, relaxing, and socializing outside in your yard. Wouldn’t it be great to make some improvements to that backyard for the lowest possible cost, while still bolstering its curb appeal and possibly increasing the value of your home? From the landscaping to the lighting to the furniture, how can you save money on backyard renovations? What parts of the yard should you update? Do you dare take on the project by yourself or is it wise to hire a contractor? MainStreet asked some design experts for advice. Photo Credit: mikeatqazam