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If you’re fortunate enough to own some outdoor space with your home, it may be time to improve that space as an extension of your home. One of the best ways to relieve our mental and physical health is to spend some time outdoors. If you’ve been feeling stressed about this pandemic, you’re not alone. Here are some of our tips on improving your outdoor living space.

Create seating space

Your outdoor space should always have a place where you can sit down, relax and enjoy the view. A welcoming seating area with a table is perfect if you want to share your time with guests, and you don’t have to break the budget to accomplish this! Check sites like Gumtree for cheap and free furniture that would suit your space. An outdoor rug here and a hammock there will make your space feel like a new home.

Give yourself some privacy

Privacy helps make you feel more relaxed and comfortable. If your outdoor space is too exposed to the public or surrounding neighbours, then think about ways that will give you more privacy. You could put up fences, adding to the ambience of your area, while also giving privacy. If you want privacy in a smaller space, think about putting up blinds and drapes for a stylish yet efficient way of creating privacy. It may also help you cope with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Invest in outdoor lighting

Outdoor lighting is a great way to improve the visual quality of your space. There are countless ways to add light to your area, such as lights around your walkways, lights around a pool, lights in your seating areas etc. Outdoor lighting will make your space a lot more welcoming at night, and may help you to relax and unwind after a long, busy day.

Add some outdoor heating

Lights are one thing, but when it gets cold it can be really hard to convince yourself to stay outside. With a quality outdoor patio heater such as the fire fountain heater, you and your guests can stay warm and toasty while you watch the night sky. Outdoor heaters come in a variety of sizes and colours and can greatly enhance your outdoor experience for a comfortable outdoor living space.

Make it electronics friendly

It’s hard to stay away from our devices, and at the end of the day they’re bound to need a charge. Instead of staying inside to charge, why not take it outside? Setting up a little hub to charge devices will help encourage you and your guests to use your outdoor space and take advantage of some fresh air. You could use solar charges for power, and even set up some outdoor speakers to really make it your own. 

We hope that with these tips, you can enhance your outdoor space to be the perfect area for relaxation. If you’re struggling with ideas, search up “outdoor patio designs” on google for some inspiration. For any assistance with buying patio gas heaters in Australia, talk to the fire experts today and stay safe.

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