Fixr Releases Report on Outdoor Living Trends

Published: July 8, 2024 has released its annual Outdoor Living Trends report, based on responses of 200 top experts in the home construction industry, including architects, home builders, home remodelers and landscaping specialists.

Adam Graham, the report author and industry analyst at, tells KBB, “In this year’s report, indoor-outdoor living remains the number one trend. However, people are not just opening their interior spaces to the exterior. They are now taking outdoor spaces more seriously and consciously creating seamless continuity of indoor-outdoor design.

“A couple of surprising stats to come out of this year’s survey include the overwhelming majority of experts who say that outdoor living areas have a big impact on home value, stressing the growing demand for these spaces,” Graham said. “Also, trends seem to be focusing more on the aspects that make life easier, with experts saying homeowners want more multi-functional spaces and easy-to-maintain furniture, as opposed to only popular design pieces.”

Highlights from the Fixr Outdoor Living Trends Report

What can we expect to find in outdoor living spaces in 2024? Ever since the pandemic, exterior areas have become a much bigger deal in terms of priority and home design. Top professionals reveal in this report that an on-trend living space hugely impacts home value and homeowners are willing to spend a big percentage of their remodeling budget this year on improvements.

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Below are the main outdoor living trends that you can expect to see in 2024:

  • Indoor-outdoor coherent design is the biggest outdoor living trend this year, according to 78% of experts.
  • A majority of 70% of professionals agree that an updated, usable outdoor living space has a big impact on home value.
  • Homeowners are willing to spend a quarter of their home improvement budget on outdoor living spaces.
  • Outdoor kitchens remain the most in-demand feature, 73% of experts agree.
  • Covered patios prove more popular than decks and porches.
  • 35% of pros stress the importance of low-maintenance and durable furniture.

Click here to read the full Fixr Outdoor Living Trends report.

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