Many customers are stunned to discover how much usable living area they can add to their home by simply extending and covering an existing patio or deck. Whether you envision a traditionally roofed overhang, an open-topped pergola or arbor, or a separate gazebo, cabana, or pavilion, Georgia Poolscapes has a variety of designs and a wealth of experience to make your vision a reality. Picture cool evenings made cozy with friends and family gathered around an outdoor fireplace. Love to grill? An outdoor kitchen takes your culinary experience to a whole new level with a wide range of available features like built-in grills, cooktops, and so much more!

Designing Your Backyard Living Space: A Step-by-Step Guide

Before embarking on the creation of your outdoor living space, it is important to thoroughly assess your existing landscape. By gaining a clear understanding of your yard’s current state, you can develop a well-defined vision for your desired design. Follow these steps to effectively plan and execute your backyard living space:

  1. Evaluate Your Landscape: Begin by studying your existing landscape. Take note of its size, shape, and any natural features such as trees, slopes, or water elements. Understanding these elements will help you make informed decisions during the design process.
  2. Envision the Space: Imagine how you want to utilize your outdoor living area. Consider the activities and functions you envision, whether it’s hosting gatherings, enjoying meals, relaxing, gardening, or engaging in recreational activities. Visualize how different zones within your backyard will be utilized to meet these needs.
  3. Conduct Material Research: Explore a variety of materials suitable for your outdoor space. Consider factors such as durability, aesthetics, maintenance requirements, and budget. Common materials include wood, stone, concrete, composite materials, and metal. Researching different options will enable you to select the most appropriate materials for your design vision.
  4. Incorporate Functional and Design Features: Think about the functional and design elements you want to integrate into your backyard living space. This may include seating areas, dining zones, fire pits, water features, shade structures, lighting, or outdoor kitchen facilities. Each feature should complement your envisioned activities and enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the space.


If you want shade with an open air feel, an arbor, gazebo or pergola may be what you have in mind.


Incorporating a beautiful walkway into your landscape not only adds an artistic element to your backyard,


No outdoor environment is complete without the soothing green of nature. Let Georgia Poolscapes weave

Fire Pits

A fire pit is ideal for entertaining a group. Enjoy 360 degrees of fun with a campfire-like environment inviting


Nothing sets the mood quite like the flicker of an open flame on a cool evening. From rustic outdoor

Custom Driveways

At Georgia Poolscapes, we specialize in creating custom driveways to fit any landscape.

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