Your outdoor space can be one of the most relaxing places on your property. This space can offer solitude, happiness, peace, and even a little fun! Here are five stunning ways that you can spruce up your patio!
Do you like the look of what you are standing on? If not, invest in a deck that you will love. You can use brick pavers, outdoor deck material, wood, or vinyl flooring. Yep, you can install vinyl flooring outdoors too! Since it’s 100% waterproof, it can withstand most weather. We recommend a click and lock or a glue down installation. Just be sure to use waterproof glue if you glue your vinyl down!
The second area to address is the amount of shade that is offered. Is their ample shade for enjoyment during peak sunlight? If not, invest in a pergola, pavilion, or, if you’re willing to wait, a fruit tree. Consult with a local conservation officer, they can give you great advice on what would work well in your area.
Your patio is coming to life now with new flooring and shade. Now, you can continue sprucing up your outdoor space with water elements! There are numerous types of fountains, wells, buckets, and the like in the market place today. You will find something that meets your need. Keep the size of your area in the back of your mind, as you want to balance the area. If you have a larger area, a larger water fountain may fit the space perfectly. If you space is smaller, invest in a little bucket surrounded with beautiful rock. Water can be small, yet powerful when it comes to your patio.
Your patio area would not be complete without a fantastic outdoor cooking area. Your budget will ultimately decide how big your outdoor cooking area is. This area can be as simple as a small, portable grill surrounded with a cozy table and chairs. Or, your patio can have a full kitchen in your patio. There are many options here. You can build in a full size stove, oven, refrigerator, all connected with an outdoor grill. The climate you live in may also determine how your outdoor cooking area comes to life.
Last but not least, invest in furniture that you adore. Think about the theme of the room in your home that leads out to your patio. You may want to tie in your patio furniture with the furnishings in this room. Make it cozy, inviting, and a place you want to call home. When you invest in comfort and a look you appreciate, you and your family will spend hours on your awesome patio.
If you have spruced up you patio, we would love to hear about it! Write it in the comments below!