Sunday, November 6, 2011

Furniture for a Small Patio



Even though you have a small patio, you can still make it a great place for relaxation by choosing the appropriate furniture.  Here are a few good tips to achieve this.

Having a big patio is every one’s dream.  However, you should be happy if you have a patio even if it is small.
To groom your small patio, here are some important things that you need to do.


Measure the size of your patio to determine the types and number of furniture it can accommodate.  Mark down specific spots where you want to position the furniture and identify its size as well as the color and shape.  These things matter as it can make a big difference. 

If you plan to check online furniture shops, it would be a big help if you can also pay them a visit to check these things.  Sometimes the way they appear on the screen is different with the way they really look.


A patio table is essential.  However, since most patio tables are big, choose a patio bar set instead.  They are available in various table shapes like rectangle, round or square.  Patio bar sets fit a small area for they are compact and come with matching chairs. 

You can also opt to have a group of chairs and a small table.  The latter can be used to place your drinks.  It also helps to make a cozier atmosphere.


A narrow patio will need furniture in the same size, too.  A rectangular table is a good choice.  It would even be better if it was fitted on the wall.  Choose benches instead of chairs to accommodate more people.  Pick benches with lids to keep some stuff in it.  They will not only be functional but also will keep your patio spic and span.


Folding patio tables and chairs are also good options.   These pieces of furniture do not need to be placed in your patio every day.  Just bring them out when the need arise.  They are easy to set up as well as to store.

The above pieces of furniture can make your small patio look smart and serviceable even if you have a number of guests.  Adding hanging plants will make your patio look fresh even more.

   

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