Your deck should be an oasis where you can relax and enjoy your yard. Making some simple upgrades can make your outdoor space even more enjoyable without making a huge investment. Here are four easy ways to make your deck the most delightful area of your home.
- Add Cushions
If you’re hesitant to invest in expensive new deck furniture, adding some cushions can seriously upgrade what you already have. Use your existing frames with some new fluffier cushions and you’ll feel like you have a whole new set. Cushions can add comfort while also bringing a whole new style. You can easily change the look of your entire deck by adding some fun color or patterns on your new pillows.
- Get a Deck Box
Having a deck box on your deck gives you a convenient storage option right where you need it. You can store cushions, yard tools, citronella candles, or whatever else you want to have handy for your outdoor relaxation time. The box will keep your things clean and dry until you are ready to use them. For even more flexibility, you could add swivel casters with lock to the bottom of your deck box. Then you will be able to move it to any area of your deck easily and lock it in place securely.
- Add an Inflatable Hot Tub
A traditional hot tub can be very expensive and a lot of work. The initial investment is large, and they require a lot of maintenance. If you want to be able to take a hot soak on your deck without all the commitment, an inflatable hot tub is a great choice. They take up a lot less space and require much less upkeep than a regular hot tub. They can also easily be stored when out of season so that you won’t need to worry about winterizing.
- Hang More Lighting
Adding some lighting will help you get just the atmosphere you want for your deck and yard space. Consider what you want to be able to do in your yard when deciding what will work best for you. If you enjoy reading or playing games, you’ll want to choose something brighter. If you prefer relaxing with a drink and chatting with friends, you may want something that is a little dimmer. If you want to have the option for both brighter and more relaxing atmospheres you can install multiple light sources so you can get just what you want.
Updating your outdoor space doesn’t have to be a huge expense or a lot of work. With these four easy upgrades, you can get just the space you desire.