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Spruce Up Your Patio *

*Collaborative Post.

The patio is often one of the most neglected parts of any property. Most of us will plonk a table and chairs on there so we can sit whenever the weather is good, and leave it at that.

But, if you have a patio, you can do so much more with it. You can make it one of the best places to spend time on your property by simply taking the time to spruce it up. Not everyone is going to have a sparkling patio, and in some cases, it can be neglected a lot of the time due to you not being out there as much. However, if you want to change that around then you can always speak to a contractor or go online and search for “stamped concrete contractors near me“, for instance, so you can find ways to really make it look great.

But for now, let’s take a look at some of the best ideas for sprucing up your patio right now:

Clean it up

If your patio is dirty or the cracks in the paving are filled with weeds, first of all, you are going to want to apply a safe weed killer and then rent a jetwash to blast the stones and remove any dirt and grime so that they are looking as good as new. That will give you an attractive base to work with.

Upcycle the furniture

If your patio furniture is cheap or old and worn, then replacing it, or even better upcycling it with a new coat of paint is a good place to start. The smarter your patio furniture looks, the more attractive the spade will be, and the more comfortable it is, the more likely it is that you will want to spend time out there.

Let there be light

Outdoor wall lighting can make a huge difference to how comfortable your patio space s to use. Once you have some attractive lighting installed, you will be able to stay out there longer than before, and the patio will become more useable even in the autumn and winter when it gets dark early.

Add a heater

A space heater is another great addition that will make your patio more comfortable to use at any time.

Pot some plants

If you want your patio to look as attractive as possible, then potting some plants is a good way to do this. If you choose herbs like lavender and mint, then they will make your outdoor space not only look, but also smell wonderful too.

Install a water feature

The sound and sight of running water are incredibly relaxing, so if you want your patio to look great, and be a nice chill-out space for you and the rest of the family, then installing an electric water fountain in the corner of the patio will add a touch of laidback class.

Add an awning

An awning gives your patio a “roof” which will help to protect you from The elements when you are sitting out. If you choose an attractive fabric, it will also help to add an extra layer of style to your outdoor space.

Rugs and pillows

Adding outdoor rugs and pillows to the patio will help to soften the space, add a pop of colour and texture, and increase the comfort factor 100 percent!

Make the most of your outdoor space by sprucing up your patio today!


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