Outdoor Living Areas

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Outdoor Living Areas


Bringing The Comfort Of Your Home To The Outdoors

During the warmer days of the year the outdoor living area of a home are one of the most popular and most sought after spaces. Outdoor living areas bring the things you love so much about your home to the outdoors. At DJK Custom Homes the possibilities are endless, as our team of professionals will work close with you to design a one of a kind outdoor living area for your home that is just as comfortable, if not more comfortable than inside your home.

Outdoor Living Elements

An outdoor living area consists of many different outdoor elements brought together. There are an infinite amount of configurations when it comes to outdoor living. Some of the most popular outdoor living elements include paving brick patios, seat walls, fireplaces, outdoor lighting, and water features.

Outfitting an Outdoor Living Room

An outdoor living room may be made complete with many of the same things you would use to decorate indoors. Add outdoor couches, rugs and more to make it feel like home. One very popular outdoor living trend is incorporating a pavilion or pergola to provide shade and cover. Having a covered area protects your outdoor furniture from getting washed out by the sun.

Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is a great addition to any outdoor living space. Whether it be a small grilling area or a full scale kitchen, it is sure to provide great use in the warm summer months, as well as cool fall days. The simplest outdoor kitchen may consist of a paving brick surround with a stainless steel grill, while the most expansive outdoor kitchen can consist of everything you need to prepare an entire meal outdoors. Whichever option you choose, we guarantee it will make your cook outs more efficient and enjoyable.

Outdoor Fireplaces

Stay warm and cozy on the cool nights with an outdoor masonry fireplace or fire pit. An outdoor fireplace or fire pit is a great addition to any outdoor living space. Whether you choose a fireplace or fire pit, you can be sure that it will add a whole new dimension to your outdoor living space or patio.


A pavilion provides for the best indoor or outdoor living. Outfit a pavilion with an outdoor kitchen, fireplace,tv screen and lighting, and you have a covered area that is great for entertaining guests. Pavilions provide shade while also protecting from the elements. The possibilities are truly endless!


Installing a pergola is an excellent way of providing shade to an area. Our pergolas are constructed out off inequality woods with the most popular wood being cedar. Pergolas provide a great means of adding dimension and detail to your backyard. Contact us to speak with our designer about our array of different pavilion and pergola designs!


Enjoy your backyard with a custom deck from DJK Groundworks and Masonry. Whether you are just looking for a standalone deck or are looking for a deck as part of a complete outdoor living area, we can help you out. We design and build custom decks out of a variety of materials including cedar, hardwoods, Trex, recycled composites, and other fine materials. No matter what the use, we want to create your deck to be more than you've ever imagined!

For more information please visit DJK's Groundworks & Masonry website call us today to get your project started!