Creating Your Perfect
Backyard Oasis

Looking to upgrade your outdoor space into the ‘little mexico’ paradise to be in the evening? Or maybe you’re thinking of replicating the patio of that amazing AirBnB you stayed at recently. Or maybe something completely different! No matter the style, I’m thrilled to bring you an in-depth look at how to create your perfect outdoor oasis! 


Now, if you’re anything like me, you take pride in your outdoor living space. Whether it’s a patio, deck, or a full-blown outdoor kitchen, it’s your personal vacation spot. The place to unwind after work, enjoy time with family, host gatherings and spend your weekends enjoying the company of others.

Let’s Dive In!

Here are some ideas and tips to get you started on upgrading your backyard space…

Define the Theme and Function – Before diving into designs and decorations, identify what you want from your outdoor space. Is it for dining, relaxing, playing, gardening, a combination of these? By defining the theme and purpose, you can focus on the right elements to include. How much space will you need? How much space do you have?

Create a Focal Point – It could be a stunning fire pit, a beautiful water feature, a kitchen area, a TV for sports games, or maybe a colorful flower bed. Having a themed focal point draws the eye and gives your space a cohesive look and feel.

Comfortable Seating – After the theme, function and focal point, look at seating… Whether it’s plush outdoor sofas, hammocks, or swing chairs, cozy seating is a must. Consider a combination of seating options to create versatile spaces for both relaxation and entertainment. Also, to align with the theme/vibe you are looking for.

Warmth! – If you live in a cooler climate, outdoor heating systems can extend your enjoyment of the space. From mounted heaters to fireplaces or a fire table, there’s an option to fit every style and budget.

Bring Indoor Amenities…Outdoors! – Think about adding an outdoor kitchen, bar, or even a TV lounge area. With weatherproof appliances and furniture, you can create an exterior space that functions like an interior room.

Light up the Space – Proper lighting sets the mood. Consider string lights, lanterns, solar garden lights, or even professionally installed landscape lighting for a magical effect.

Privacy – If privacy is a concern, plant tall hedges, bamboo, or build decorative screens. This not only shields your space from prying eyes but adds greenery and texture.

Consider The Flow and Accessibility – Plan pathways, entryways, and connections between different zones in your outdoor space. The flow of movement should feel natural and effortless.

Make it All Your Own! – Pillows, rugs, art, and other decor elements add personality. Choose weather-resistant materials, and don’t be afraid to inject your style and preferences into the space!

Year Around Perfection – Think about features that will allow you to use the space year-round. From shading solutions like umbrellas or pergolas for summer to outdoor heaters/fire pits for winter. Be sure your space is perfect for the entire year.

Consult Professionals if Needed – If your project is extensive or requires specialized skills, consider working with a landscape designer or other professionals. They can help turn your vision into reality.

Upgrading your backyard space is an exciting endeavor, limited only by your creativity and budget. Start with a clear vision, add your personal touch, and don’t be afraid to experiment with different ideas. And to help get the ball rolling in the right direction, I recommend looking into Infratech!


Infratech specializes in outdoor and patio space design and heating. Their range of outdoor heaters has significantly expanded the beauty and usability of outdoor spaces. The systems are customizable to an impressive degree – with options for mounting, colors, and capacities. This kind of flexibility allows you to enhance your space’s comfort without sacrificing your unique style!


The crackling fire awaits you…

But what really piques my interest is the control options they offer. They’ve fully embraced the smart home trend, offering hands-free voice activation and seamless integration with existing systems. You can command your outdoor heating the same way you play your favorite song. And if you’re thinking, “Well, my space isn’t the typical size,” it doesn’t matter. They provide custom control solutions, too.

Infratech heaters are not just found in home backyards, they’re used in a variety of luxury environments – from coastal compounds and luxury resorts to trendy restaurants and state-of-the-art stadiums. As someone who deals with a range of heating solutions every day, it speaks volumes to see a brand trusted by so many professional designers and builders.


But, let’s level with each other. Infratech’s outdoor heating systems do come with a higher price tag than some alternatives. However, what you’re investing in is more than just a heater or a beautiful fireplace. It’s the extension of you, your style and your outdoor enjoyment!

Anticipate guests to linger over dessert without shivering. Picture candlelit dinners without the need to move indoors. Romantic talks with your partner over a bottle of wine that lasts late into the night. Fun story telling sessions or games with your family all while you’re cozy under the stars in November… I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t trade any of those for the world!

Ultimately, the goal here isn’t to convince you to buy an Infratech heater. It’s to enlighten you on the possibilities for your outdoor space.

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As we continue to explore the exciting innovations in outdoor comfort, our team at Chimney Techniques is always here to discuss your needs and help you on this journey. We’re passionate about helping you achieve your vision of a perfect home, inside and out. Because why should comfort be confined to just your living room?

Hope this helped!

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