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Getting Your Outdoor Space Ready for The Summer

Getting Your Outdoor Space Ready for The Summer

by Home Fire Stove & Grill City Staff on March 19, 2018
As temperatures start to warm up for the summer, it’s time to prepare your outdoor space so you can spend time enjoying it. A patio, porch, or backyard provides a great way to enjoy the outside without having to leave your home. Taking some time to get the area ready for summer before it arrives can help you make the most out of your outdoor space and truly enjoy it.

The first thing you can do is to evaluate your outdoor space and decide what you want to change or add to it. That means replacing or updating furniture and other maintenance tasks including re-painting or re-finishing a deck. You’ll want to give your outdoor space a good cleaning including cleaning up any cobwebs and a good sweeping or hose down.

Clean up the space by collecting leaves and broken branches, and take it a step further by trimming any broken or dead tree branches nearby. If you have a garden area or at least some flowers, you can start preparing your soil. Decide if you want to grow any flowers or vegetables and find out which ones grow best in your area.

Once your space is cleaned up you’ll want to decide which furniture you want to keep and which needs to be replaced. Outdoor furniture should be comfortable and functional. Keep in mind how many people will be enjoying the space and what it will be used for. You may need to invest in furniture and accessories including chairs, benches, tables, fire pits, grills, lighting, rugs, and more.

If you plan on hosting parties or doing a lot of outdoor cooking, an outdoor kitchen might be perfect for your space. Even if you just want to enjoy a nice barbeque every once in a while, having the right outdoor grill can make all the difference.

For all your fireplace and grill needs visit Home Fire Stove and Grill City in Salem or give us a call at 503-364-6339.

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