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February 28, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 190

If you have enough space for a patio area, make sure that you maximize it to make the area more inviting and pleasing to the eye. This can be done by making sure that the patio design that you are planning to incorporate should be up to date, balanced and in style. Below are some tips on patios that you may want to keep in mind when deciding which design to go with.

Spruce it up

There are many things that you can do to spruce up your patio design, such as painting or stenciling over the concrete floor surface of your patio. If you want, you can also add an outdoor rug that is colorful so that there are additional elements in the patio area. If you currently do not have a roof installed over your patio, you may want to invest in one so that you can stay in the patio area regardless of the weather. You can also purchase retractable or fixed awnings, shade sails, or large patio umbrellas, if you do not want to have a permanent roof installed in your patio.

Update the furniture

If there is anything that would degrade your patio design, it would be the choice of your furniture. If your patio furniture are already worn out and old, then it is about time that you upgrade and replace them. You have the choice of combining different materials such as metal, wood, rattan, resin, plastic, glass or wicker, or you can stick to a specific material for a certain theme. There are also many types of patio furniture that you can choose from such as lounges, dining tables, armchairs, daybeds, coffee tables and bench seats. It will be best if you choose furniture that will serve their purpose and which you can maximize the most.

Installing proper lighting

A lot of homeowners use their patio at night time and if you are one of them, then make sure that proper lighting is installed to complete your patio design. As much as possible, choose lighting fixtures that are not only beautiful, but practical as well. You have the choice of sticking to a simple design or going for elaborate lighting fixtures.

Add color and life to your patio design

One of the most important things that you need to add to your patio design would be color. The good thing is, there are many colors which you can choose from. If you want, you can set the theme of the patio design for your pots, and place in them beautiful flowering plants. This will add style and color to your patio instantly.

If you think that adding too much plants require too much effort on your part for maintenance, you can stick to adding colored throw rugs, cushions, and table cloth to complete your patio design. Besides, you can easily change the theme anytime you want, depending on your mood, preference or weather.

There are still other things that you can do to overcome the challenge of coming up with a decent patio design and as long as you keep the tips stated above, you can make the job easier and more manageable.

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