Most of us think about staying inside when the temperature starts dropping. It’s time to say goodbye to the long summer days spent by the pool and the toasty nights spent around the grill. However, with the right home upgrades, you can transition your home for the fall and make seasonal changes enjoyable – indoors and outdoors.

A few simple changes can make a big difference – from refreshing paint colors, and setting the mood with outdoor lighting to blending indoor and outdoor living. No matter if you’re planning a whole home remodel or thinking about adding on to your San Diego house, there are plenty of options available that can make the autumn season a delightful one

What can you do to improve your home for the fall?

If you’d like to improve the appearance of your home and make it more inviting for the early autumn, take a look at these ideas:

1. Add a deck or a patio

If you’re not sure how to begin designing your backyard, make sure you include a chill zone. You can think of your outdoor space as an extension of your home, a reflection of your personal style and needs, as well as a place for entertaining with friends and family.

Additionally, it transforms your backyard space into an ideal place for family dinners, gatherings with friends, bonfire nights, and barbecues. What’s best, in case the time comes to sell your home, you get a great return on your investment with a deck addition. 

2. Updated Kitchen 

Want to make your kitchen more functional for the upcoming fall holidays? New cabinets, countertop, appliances and plumbing fixtures can all be on your kitchen remodel wishlist. The fall season usually motivates us to bake and cook more, making you crave a double oven or larger range reserved for all your fall favorites.

3. Create a luxurious oasis with a pergola

Creating an oasis for entertaining and unwinding is a growing trend for today’s homeowners. You probably already picture yourself snuggled up close to an outdoor fireplace while wrapped in a soft blanket and sipping on a warm beverage. So, why not make your chill-out spot worthy of it?

Outdoor living offers many design elements that allow you to enjoy the seasons almost all year round. Pergola, for instance, can easily be incorporated into backyard layouts for long-term outdoor enjoyment.

4. Bring light to your home 

Outdoor lighting creates a warm and charming ambiance during breezy autumn evenings. Whether you’re illuminating your staircase or moonlighting your landscape, well-designed lighting installations also play an important role in the safety of your home. Plus, if you have any water features, such as ponds, pools, fountains, or waterfalls, outdoor lighting can create an incredible effect.

Where do I get great whole home remodeling in San Diego?

Would you like to give your San Diego residence a seasonal update? Lars Architecture is a recognized company specializing in custom home construction for more than 30 years. If you’re uncertain about your next remodel, trust our team to find the perfect solution for your needs and preferences. 

Over the years, we have completed a wide range of successful projects, from sophisticated kitchen spaces, stylish guest bedrooms, and luxe bathrooms, to extensive second-floor projects, ADUs, and many more. Get in touch with us and let’s talk about your renovating plans for the fall. With our expert services, you can create the home you’ve always wanted!