5 Quick Tips to Get Your Patio Summer-Ready

Getting stuck on patio ideas? Not sure how to proceed on the patio renovations? To make the dream space doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg. Here are 5 quick tips to kick start your patio season and get it summer-ready.

Patio Furniture/Dining Set

Having a place to relax and cozy up is a must for any outdoor living space. If you have a small space, a patio bistro set is the perfect essential! Choose furniture materials such as synthetic resin (commonly built from an aluminum frame) or cast aluminum for its durability and low-maintenance features. Add extra pillowy cushions for a welcoming coziness. An outdoor dining set is crucial if you love alfresco dining and hosting meals, possibly gathered by friends and family under a summer sunset.

Outdoor Rug

Adding a rug will not only aesthetically pull your décor space together, but it can also be a great affordable way to freshen up a space quickly. Rugs occasionally serve as the local point that blend all your surrounding décor colors and textures together. If you feel your space is missing something, consider adding an outdoor rug for that extra punch of style and personality. Synthetic materials like nylon, polyester, and polypropylene are ideal choices that can withstand wet weather conditions, as they are mold and mildew resistant.

Outdoor Lighting

Define your space and keep your outdoor entertainment functional, even after dark by adding lights! To bring calm and ambience to your patio, choose warm colour light sources from the ceiling, railing, wall, or solar powered area lighting to highlight focal features. This will instantly create warmth, mood and even a romantic ambience. You can dress up your space with string lights for a farmhouse look, or a modern, glam look. Choose LED or solar-powered string lights for the most energy-efficiency, compared to the traditional incandescent lights.

Planters/Garden Containers

No outdoor patio is complete without some landscaping of flowers and fauna. If your space is tight or you do not have ground for soil, planting flowers and plants in containers are an excellent way to inject greenery and colors, and the best part is, you can easily move the containers to wherever the sun shines throughout the day, to ensure your plants and flowers receive optimal light exposure.

Patio Doors

The gateway to your favourite outdoor space! If you love to regularly host outdoor get-togethers or barbeque, your patio door should be functional, as well as aesthetically pleasing to your overall décor. Patio doors come in a variety of styles/ functionality: hinged or swinging patio doors, sliding/multi-sliding patio doors, and folding/bi-fold patio doors.

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The deciding factors on which type of doors will depend on the space you have. Sliding patio doors open by a sliding on a track and will require less space to open and close the door, while swinging or hinged patio doors do require space to allow doors to open outward or inward freely.

Folding doors are multi-panel doors that are connected to slide, fold, and stack together: inwards or outwards when opened. Bi-fold doors fold like an accordion to create wide-open entryways. For style and colour selections, please visit

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