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How To Up Your Patio Game This Fall

The best way to get the absolute most out of your outdoor living space is to simply extend the season out – and the key is to not let cooler months get in your way of time well spent outside.

When it comes to outdoor living areas, we’re seeing some pretty creative and awesome ideas that are trending out there. With a few purposeful enhancements and clever planning, you can use your patio with style and ease even when the days are short and the nights get chilly.

Not sure where to begin? No worries. Our team of outdoor living experts are here to the rescue! Here are just a few of our favorite patio improvements you can make – some even extending into winter

Recreate Rooms 

Friends and family will invite themselves over for weekend gatherings once you have your patio design finished. Redesigning indoor spaces to be functional for the outdoors helps guests and homeowners feel more comfortable. You can easily accomplish this technique by continuing the design flow of the home to the outdoors.

  •  Living Area 

Recreate an outdoor living room by including an outdoor sectional. Find a few side tables and an ottoman or coffee table that suit your style, and your outdoor living room will be ready for Fall entertaining. We suggest outdoor wicker with extra thick cushions for added warmth and comfort. 

  • Kitchen Space

Stop traveling back and forth between the inside and outside. Creating an outdoor kitchen space helps keep ingredients nearby and guests happily fed without continuously getting up and down. Grills, pizza ovens and ice bins are excellent outdoor additions. 

  • Entertainment Zone

Install outside televisions to create a dedicated entertainment area for sports night or just to get out of the house during cooler months and eliminate routine boredom. You can also add a horseshoe pit or cornhole boards for more gaming fun. 

Keep Cozy 

Outdoor areas are great fun until weather strikes and guests have to bolt inside. Eliminate that urgency and wet feet on your hardwood floors by creating a cozy, protected space for everyone to enjoy the Fall weather. 

  •  Pagodas

This structure offers some protection from the sun while keeping it airy. Some pagodas have the option for partial or complete coverage for your patio entertaining.

  •  Framing

Full-framing for your patio can be in the form of sliding doors, screens or an entire covered structure. A complete system will help protect you and your guests from the elements well into Fall and Winter, easily extending the entertainment life of your patio. 

  • Added Warmth

Fire tables and outdoor heating devices are all the rage – and they come in a wide variety of styles. From mounted and floor heaters, to portable tabletop flames and built-in fire tables. 

  • Decor

Decor such as warm toned throw pillows, fur blankets and lanterns also add a cozy feel to your outdoor space. Seasonal decor can keep the area fresh, fun and warm. If you are unsure what palette to match, look to the great outdoors for natural color inspiration. 

Want Help Putting Together The Perfect Outdoor Living Space? 

Shopping for new patio furniture shouldn’t be stressful. Our team of Outdoor Living Experts love helping put together the perfect “room” based on your lifestyle, decor preferences and budget. 

To learn more about how you can up your patio game this Fall season, contact Patio Pro online or call our team directly at (919) 789-8444 to schedule a consultation, today! 

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