5 Tips to Freshen Up Your Patio for Summer

Gable patio from insideThe sun is shining and flowers are in bloom, summer will soon be here. Longer days and warm nights make the ideal time to relax and spend quality time making memories with your family and friends under your patio.

If your patio hasn’t been used as much during the winter months or will be used for a different purpose in summer, now is the time for some TLC and a few added touches to make it summer ready.

Read on to learn 5 tips to freshen up your patio for summer including:

  • Clean your patio
  • Add cooling
  • Chill the drinks
  • Add a summer vibe
  • Add lighting

Clean your patio

Freshen up your patio by giving it a thorough clean. Sweep the floor, clear out any rubbish, wipe down the furniture and ensure your BBQ is cleaned and ready to go for summer. 

Add cooling

Patio blindsConsider adding some cooling to your patio. Patio blinds are a great investment as their height can be adjusted to let the South West sea breeze flow through your patio. Portable fans or ceiling fans can also help you and your family and friends stay cool and comfortable.

Chill the drinks

Use a fridge or have a variety of eskies on hand under your patio to chill drinks. A cold and refreshing drink can keep you and your guests cool and comfortable under your patio. Have ways to chill drinks on hand under your patio will avoid people having to walk inside your home each time they would like a refreshment.

Add a summer vibe

Add a summer vibe to your patio by using summer themed items. Use light coloured cushions on seats, add a tablecloth in a bright or light shade and use beach themed ornaments such as shells, sea horses or starfish.

Add lighting

Freshen Up Your Patio with lightsWarm summer nights are great for enjoying the fresh air outdoors. If you intend to use your patio after dark, add lighting. Fairy lights can be strung around your patio or consider more permanent lighting solutions.

Would you love to install a patio at your home? Contact CPR Outdoor Patio and Sheds for a free quote today

To speak to the professionals about adding a patio to your home contact the CPR Outdoor Centre team today. The team at CPR Outdoor Centre pride themselves on providing excellent customer service in a friendly and professional manner. We offer expert and up to date advice on local council permit requirements.

Drop in and visit our show room or give us a call. We service Bunbury, Busselton and the South West and are located at 67 Halifax Drive, Bunbury or phone our team on 9726 2311.