With great weather and long days, enjoying your outdoor living space in the summer is really quite simple; however, as the days grow shorter and the weather gets colder our desire to be outside is still there but a little bit more planning is required to prepare our outdoor spaces for the fall and winter season. Use these tips to enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest this fall!
Incorporate Cosy Lighting
In the fall the days begin to get shorter and we lose more and more of the natural light that allows us to enjoy the outdoors well into the evening hours. Although they don’t replace the lighting offered by the sun, artificial lights are great ways to add brightness to your outdoor space, so you can continue to enjoy your evenings outside.
Opt for Weather-Proof Furnishings
Harsh winds, rain and snow can be harsh on furniture–stripping it of paint and causing certain materials to crack or warp. Choosing furniture created from a durable material will drastically increase their lifespan and allow them to be used year-round.
Take Advantage of Weather Protection
Now, even with weather-proof furniture and great lighting, enjoying your outdoor living space in fall is still difficult if you’re exposed to the elements. To address this, the final topic we’ll discuss is weather protection. Structures such as gazebos, awnings and umbrellas are all effective ways of sheltering you and any guests you may have from bad weather. Depending on factors such as your budget and the size of your backyard, you may opt for just one form of weather protection or multiple. For instance, awnings and umbrellas are great for sheltering you from rain; however, gazebos come in a variety of forms and can provide excellent shelter from winds as well.
At Canadian Home Leisure, we offer a wide variety of equipment for outdoor living, including umbrellas, awnings, gazebos, outdoor furniture, fire pits and more! For more information on the products we offer and how we can enhance your outdoor living space, click here.