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Patio Perfect

Spring has sprung and now is the best time of year to prime your patio space for that perfect morning cup of coffee over the newspaper, a little bit of sunshine at the noon hour with a good book, or an evening into the twilight hour with your loved ones over a delicious dinner by the fire pit under the stars. In other words, spending the beautiful Arizona spring outside is refreshing, rejuenavating and relaxing, especially if your patio is set-up for enabling your mind to unwind and help you hit the reset button everyday at home.

Since we are all about choices at Imagine Backyard Living, we provide our clients with options designed to fit different aesthetic tastes and budgets in helping to bring any outdoor environment vision to fruition. To help you start picturing your dream patio space for entertaining, dining, and enjoying life outdoors, here are several considerations to getting your space ready:

Surrounding Landscaping:

Introducing elements of nature around your patio can help create mood and atmosphere that feels different than being indoors. Whether native desert plants, a flower garden, or green grass, a well designed and planted landscape can help lend a finished feeling to your outdoor space.
Consider the Deck:

When selecting a patio material, consider if you want to lounge outside with or without shoes, if in a shaded area, it may be nice to use a flooring material that feels good on your bare soles but also is able to withstand the weather and exposure of the elements. Another thing to think about is visual aesthetics of your floor material.

Lounge Area:

We see more and more clients creating separate lounging areas and eating areas on their patio scenarios. This is an excellent idea to give enough room for both dining and relaxing or sitting back with drinks pre or post dinner. Remember, you usually only spend 15-20% of your time dining and 80-85% of your time lounging. If you have the space, opting for these two distinct areas can really help you achieve that indoor/outdoor transition and extension of your interior house space.

Stop in and visit our experiential showroom to see all that Imagine Backyard Living has to offer and talk to one of our professional staff members to help make your patio perfect for enjoying the season!

Author
Cindy W.