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Spending time on your patio with family, friends, and neighbours can create memories that last a lifetime. Creating the perfect outdoor space can enhance the enjoyment of your home and increase its value. This article will review the best ways to turn your backyard patio into a fun and creative space that enhances the quality of your outdoor liesure time for years to come.

1. Patio Seating

Chaise lounges are a natural fit for poolside fun. However, you will want to choose light colors that compliment your patio or pool decking and provide plenty of seating options for family and guests.

Cloth and wicker sectionals can add a nice touch if you have room to spare. However, if space is an issue, you might consider a more compact arrangement such as a poolside patio table.

2. Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting can create a warm ambiance to keep your parties going well after dark. Outdoor lighting comes in various sizes and functions, including exterior flood lights, portable options like battery-powered or USB lamps, eco-friendly solar lighting that charges during the day, and even retro styles like tiki torches or pagoda lamps.

You will need to decide if a portable option is right for you. Multiple lighting sources should complement each other to create a perfect balance between function and style.

3. Fire Pits

A fire pit can serve as a central gathering place for family and friends to warm themselves on a brisk winter night while telling stories around the campfire. Fire pits bring loved ones into a circle and make great spaces for playing music, relaxing, and enjoying a beverage after a meal.

A fire pit can be a part of your landscape design and range from permanent concrete fixtures to portable fire bowls. Some fire pits can even run on biofuel, which burns clean and may be a concern for you if your location has any restrictions about backyard fires. Many fire pits are built with stone surfaces that can be used as tables or seating as desired.

4. Outdoor Grills and Kitchens

Outdoor dining has come a long way in recent years. Of course, portable grills have their place, but there is nothing quite like having your own built-in outdoor dining space that can turn a backyard barbeque get-together into an overwhelming success.

Cooking doesn’t have to be confined to the kitchen. With options like outdoor countertops and recessed grills, refrigerators, running water basins, and more, your outdoor kitchen doesn’t have to lack anything.

Made from weather-resistant materials, the outdoor countertops at Exterior Elementz feature a unique material called Dekton, which fuses glass, porcelain, and high-quality quartz together. This bonded material provides UV and water resistance and protects your countertops from outdoor elements such as stains, scratches, and wear and tear from heat exposure.

Our outdoor kitchens feature such amenities as countertops, shelving, utility drawers, and running water basins, as well as compatibility with most industry-leading outdoor grill and appliance brands.

With multiple finishing options available such as nacre finish, marine grade aluminum, and stainless steel hardware, you can choose the style and color that perfectly complements your home.

And as far as outdoor grilling is concerned, we have the appliances to match, featuring 304-grade stainless steel appliances built to withstand all the rigors of serious outdoor cooking, making each grill an attractive and long-lasting investment.

Expanding your patio and outdoor leisure space can enhance the enjoyment of your home and leisure time and turn outdoor cookouts into spectacular events. Knowing where to start and which appliances are right for your landscape can help turn your dream backyard patio into a reality today

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