How to spruce up your outdoor patio
Home > Product and Style Tips > How to spruce up your outdoor patio

Product and Style Tips

How to spruce up your outdoor patio
By Payless Decor
4/30/2013 4:36:00 PM

Outdoor patios tend to be neglected during the winter - after all, who would want to spend any time there in the cold and snow? Once spring arrives, however, you may find yourself having to do some work on your outdoor living space, and bringing the patio back to life is a great chance to make improvements.

Clean house
The first thing you'll likely have to do is clean up any branches, leaves and other items that may have accumulated on your porch or patio during the winter. Don't neglect the house itself, as winter tends to be harsh on siding and trim. If you have vinyl siding, lucky you - a light scrub with a soft sponge, warm water and a little mild detergent will remove any dirt. Be careful with wood siding, however, as some cleaning agents can hurt the finish or the wood itself. Consider renting a power washer or hiring a professional if your clapboard or shingles could use some sprucing up.

In with the new
If not properly stored, your patio furniture may have taken a beating. Luckily, there's always room to improve. Getting some new chairs, tables and outdoor blinds and shades can do wonders to revitalize your patio. There are many options to consider with patio furniture, but a good one might be some rustic wood furniture, notes HGTV. This furniture will blend wonderfully with the outdoor foliage and will provide a bridge between the manmade and natural items found in your backyard. Pair this new furniture with some wood blinds or bamboo blinds as well as a few select plants to get an entirely new feel for your outdoor space.

Your patio is meant to bridge the gap between the interior and exterior of your home, so consider tapering off your interior-inspired decor as you get further from the house to transition into a truly nature-inspired outdoor space.

Currently rated 0 by 0 people

Tags: N/A
Categories: Home Improvement


No Comments have been submitted.

Include comments
Cleaning (4)
Rugs (5)
Wood Blinds (10)
Home Decor (98)
Drapery (25)
Roman Shades (12)
Blackout Shades (6)
pleated shades (2)
cordless shades (10)
Vertical Blinds (4)
Window Treatments (23)
Roller Shades (9)
Sliding Panels (5)
Cellular Shades (25)
Shutters (1)
Home Improvement (57)
Online Blinds Retailing (9)
Window Curtains (7)
Shades (53)
Bamboo Blinds (29)
cordless blinds (7)
Faux Wood Blinds (7)
Decorating Tips (116)
Bamboo Shades (40)
Solar Shades (4)
Bamboo Sliding Panels (6)
Blinds (47)
How To (15)
Fabric Vertical Blinds (4)
Blind Installation (16)
Recent Posts
How to create an Oscar worthy dressing room for yourself
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Warm Up Your Home with Autumn Colors
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Redecorate your space with orange
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Dorm Decorating Ideas
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Ways to go green in older homes
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Tips for keeping cool on summer's hottest days
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 5 / 1
Get Your Home Ready for BBQ Season
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Tips for a nature-inspired patio
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
5 Tips for Bringing Window Coverings Outdoors
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Turn Your Home into a Summer Destination
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Recent Comments
Simple Curtain Hacks for Special Spaces (1)
Jackie Magee wrote: Ordered the Valances for my faux wood blinds and I... [More]
How To Attach a Fauxwood Valance Clip (1)
Katie wrote: Thank you for showing how the clips attach to the ... [More]
Accent Your Window Treatments with Drapes! (1)
Karen Collins wrote: Can't wait to place my first order!... [More]
Cordless Blinds and Cordless Shades for Children's rooms (1)
Yakira wrote: I purchased the blackout cordless cellular shades ... [More]
Our New Advantage Plus Cordless Roman Shades: "First of it's kind!" (1)
Peter Brown wrote: Great post about this new roman shades. This will ... [More]
 January (1)
Blog Roll
Living with Lindsay
SAS Interiors
Southern Hospitality Blog
Payless Decor
Copyright 2018 PaylessDecor All Rights Reserved.