Now that the summer has officially come to an end, it’s time for autumn leaves and cool evenings. Now, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out there and enjoy your deck for the rest of the year. All you need to do is transform the space into a more fall-friendly place to relax. Let’s take a look at how you can make that happen.
Turn on the Lights
One of the biggest changes that winter brings is that it’s going to get dark earlier and earlier. So, if you want to get the most out of your deck, you need to make sure you invest in deck lighting. One popular option is integrating LED lights into the structure of the deck. These lights can be integrated into other elements in your home’s network so that you can control them from your phone for maximum convenience. If you’re looking for something with a little more ambiance, you can’t go wrong with a few torches. Either way, you can take back the night!
Keep Your Deck Warm
As the weather cools off, you may find yourself wanting to head indoors rather than enjoy the evening, but thankfully, you have options for keeping your deck warm. A fire pit can be a fantastic investment and you can choose to keep things natural with wood or you can event pick out something electric if you want something more convenient. However, even just putting out new patio furniture and bringing blankets can turn those chilly nights into cozy autumn evenings.
Start Fresh for the Fall
Before you make any changes to the decor or the ambiance, you should probably take some time to clean your deck off from the summer. Make sure you have a way to easily remove the leaves and other debris from your deck on a regular basis. A broom or leaf blower will do just fine. You can even wash your deck if you’re feeling particularly thorough. All you need is a little water, some gentle soap, and a few daylight hours.
We’re Here to Make Your Deck Dreams Come True
Whether you’re looking for a new deck to add to your home or you’re just looking for a few enhancements, Johnson Lumber is here to help you. We have a staff of highly trained professionals who are ready to step in and advise you on how to make your deck perfect. They can even help with kitchens, bathrooms, and additions if you need. Stop by today and find out how to turn your house into a home. We’re ready to help you.