The cooler weather brings about the many fun-filled outside gatherings with friends and family members so homeowners should look into some outdoor installations that guarantee a good time. The last thing a gathering needs is bored guests! Luckily there are several outdoor installations to choose from so your odds of throwing a lackluster shindig are very slim. 1) Swimming pool: A swimming pool is the ultimate fun-filled addition to your outdoor living space. If you’re concerned about having a pool party in the cool fall days to come, consider having a heated pool or perhaps opting for a hot tub as well. Everyone will be raving about your outdoor get together after a dip in your pool/hot tub area. 2) Game installations: Everybody likes games, especially when they’re played outside. While your brain my jump to football or soccer when you think of outside games, there are several other options you can include in your outdoor living area. A stone ping pong table would be a great addition to your party and can even help get the kids outside in the sunshine. If you’re worried such an installation will appear out of place or bulky in your backyard, our designers at Outdoor Makeover and Construction are fully skilled at creating something that blends in with your landscape. 3) Outdoor kitchens: Take barbecues to the next level by having an outdoor kitchen installed on your patio. Outdoor kitchens can include refrigerators, grills, and even ovens so your guests can have everything they want without stepping into your indoor kitchen. Stone fireplaces are perfect for baking pizzas or roasting meats and outdoor grills are perfect for grilling vegetables. All of these installations would create a fun and open atmosphere for your outdoor parties but it’s important to discuss with your contractor what works best for your given outdoor area and for your personality. Make sure you consult with your contractor before making any quick decisions.