Having a new deck built at home is exciting, and the first thing you’ll probably want to do is host a big get-together and invite all of your friends and family to show it off. Your new space is great for entertaining, but there are some things you’ll want to have in place before inviting the neighborhood over for a cookout. Let’s look at ways to host a great summer BBQ on your new deck.

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Grilling Equipment

One of the most important things you’ll need for your summer barbecue is, of course, a great grilling set up. A quality grill or smoker is perfect for whipping up some delicious barbecued meats and vegetables. Grilling tools are also an essential part of any outdoor cooking area, so be sure to stock up on all of the grilling accessories you need.

If your new deck was designed with grilling in mind, that’s great! If you aren’t completely sure where on your deck you should place your grill, try to place it somewhere out of the way of foot traffic, but not so far away that you are excluded from socializing while manning the grill.

New Deck Furniture

The next thing to consider is furniture for you and your guests to dine and relax upon. If you plan to host large groups often, you’ll want furniture that provides as many seats as possible without making the area feel too crowded. Designing a deck with both a sitting area and a space reserved for dining is a great way to ensure your guests can easily relax and feel comfortable on your new deck. Countertop tables and bar stools are other great additions that can help you entertain larger groups of guests on your deck, while also providing extra surface space for food and drink.

Outdoor Entertainment

Entertainment is another vital element of a great party. Outdoor speakers can allow you to bring music and dancing outside of the house and into your outdoor living space. Likewise, outdoor games are a great option as well. Whether your guests enjoy tabletop or card games around a table or prefer to engage in some friendly competition in yard games like horseshoes or a bean bag toss, your outdoor space can be outfitted to host all kinds of fun activities – on the deck or off!

Design a Deck that’s Perfect for Summer Fun

Throwing a big summer get-together with friends and family is a great way to break in your new deck. With the proper grilling equipment, functional furniture, and some fun entertainment, you can throw a memorable party for you and for your guests to celebrate your transformed outdoor living space. North American Deck & Patio is a new deck builder in MD with many years of experience in transforming simple backyards into beautiful outdoor spaces. Contact us today and let us help you design the perfect deck for hosting summer barbecues for years to come.

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Our 30+ years of experience and accumulated knowledge sets us apart from our competitors. We have designed and worked on a variety of different landscaping projects each customized to fit the needs of the customer. Our expertise allows us to ensure that you get exactly what you want – and we’ll even back it up with a warranty.

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