As spring is slowly arriving, we simply can’t hide our delight for smelling fresh flowers and enjoying dazzling weather and the nice breeze. Even though there is still some time to welcome this fantastic season, you had better start preparing your outdoor entertainment area. No matter if you have a big patio, deck, or you only have a balcony terrace, it is of utmost importance to spruce it up so that you can go outside and enjoy in a cup of coffee with the first spring day. Here are the essential tips on how to prepare your outdoor space for this wonderful season.
1. Wipe and wash
During the long and tedious winter, you might have left some of the outdoor furniture outside. If they are made of metal or copper then you only need to use a hose and thoroughly wash them and then place soft cushions. You also might want to wash the entire floor or deck. Use a pressure washer or rent one in order to detailedly power wash any debris and dirt left in between the stone patio or wooden deck. Take the broom to wipe off the leaves or other leftovers that have spread all around the garden. You might also want to swipe the edges and corners around the deck because dust and cobweb might be hidden from a naked eye.
2. Prepare pots and flowers
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Before nature does its job and fills your outdoor ambient with lush flowers, you can get prepared by buying some new and contemporary poets. If you have a small area you can get two large white marble pots that can accommodate small trees, or try vertical planting. On the other hand, if you have a larger space, you can use multiple different colored and patterned pots, layer them in groups or place around the garden and deck. In larger pots, you can plant various plants. This spring you can plant magnolia, Lenten roses, or beautiful perennials. Prepare your flower beds for the spring as well by cleaning out any stray branches and debris and lay fresh mulch.
3. Revamp the outdoor decoration
Once you have cleaned and placed the outdoor furniture or bought the new ones, you can start getting ready to add the decorative elements. Firstly, you would need to place some shade that will provide refuge from direct sunlight. Umbrellas, sails, and cane canopies are perfect for snoozing, but pergolas are quite stylish and practical. Pioneer Shade pergolas with their light framed design and unique style will definitely bring some authenticity to your yard. Then, you might want to clean the grill with a wire brush and get it ready for the season. Scatter around colorful funky cushions, place a tablecloth in melon or laurel color that represent the vibrancy of spring. Place decorative lanterns and scented candles to revamp the space even more.
4. Add bold lighting
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This spring tries something completely different and utterly reshape your outdoor space. The biggest effect can be done with lighting. If you are satisfied with your existing lamp, then simply change the bulb with new LED ones. However, if you strive for something more refreshing, then you can place around stunning torches or string lights. These imaginative and versatile ideas are great for chilly spring nights. You can place them anywhere around your deck, patio or garden area and they will both provide sufficient light and exude romantic feeling.
5. Refresh the furniture
If you opt to change the dated, and soiled outdoor furniture with chic new ones this spring, then you had done that asap. You can replace the entire furniture set but make sure that the table is big enough for a large group of people. If you don’t want to spend a lot of bucks on refurbishing the furniture, you can give each piece a cosmetically restoration. For instance, replace the fabric on sofas, chairs, and swings with new ones in modern pastel colors, install a rustic fire pit and add replace the old-fashioned rattan furniture with fancy cast iron furniture.
By revitalizing your outdoor ambient in time, you will have more time to completely indulge in beautiful weather this spring. So get all the tools (and money) ready!