If your home has an outdoor space, you best make use of it. Whether you have a large outdoor space complete with a pool, patio, and full garden, or a simple city balcony, there is a way to make use of your spot. Many people with outdoor spaces allow them to go to waste because they don’t know how to make the space useful. One of the first steps to making an outdoor space functional is by investing in furniture. Here are the top reasons to get outdoor patio furniture.
It’s an extension of your home
A patio, yard, or balcony is simply an extra room for your home. This doesn’t mean you can simply open up the doors and watch a movie outside during a downpour—although, maybe you could. This simply means you have more space than just your home’s interior to work with and spend time in. Spending time outdoors is good for your health, and having furniture to spend that time in is essential to getting outdoors more.
Along the lines of extending your home, keep the décor consistent for a better flow from indoor to outdoor. Try to match the base and accent colors without making the spaces overly similar. For example, if your indoor couch is solid beige, try a patterned beige for your outdoor seating that incorporates your accent color.
Bonus Tip: We make slipcovers for outdoor furniture so you can protect your perfect outdoor furniture set from the elements while still choosing a complimentary color to your décor.
It’s relatively inexpensive
Compared to buying a brand-new living room furniture set, purchasing an outdoor furniture set is a breeze. We recommend finding pieces you like and ensuring the materials will hold up well in your specific climate prior to committing to them. With cushioned furniture, make sure to bring cushions and throws inside or out of the elements during rain, snow, or storms.
Bonus Tip: Give used or cheaper furniture new life with slipcovers to update their design while maintaining their old-world charm.
Patio furniture is useful. If you’re not currently purchasing patio furniture because you rarely use your outdoor space, think about why you don’t use it. Many people avoid their outdoor spaces simply because they aren’t designed for enjoyment. Adding patio furniture gives you—and potential guests—a sunny and comfortable place to sit and enjoy your time spent outdoors.
Bonus Tip: Don’t get too much furniture that your space becomes difficult to maneuver, but don’t get so little furniture that guests fight over chairs or shout to hear each other. Find a setup that allows for easy conversation and maneuverability.