Once you have decided to build a new patio or refurbish an existing one, it’s time to go shopping for patio furniture. There are so many options for patio furniture, from traditional to eclectic, making the shopping a really enjoyable experience.
Home and Garden Stores
Home and garden stores sell the nicest patio furniture these days, and you will not be at a loss for things to fill up your patio. Home and garden stores never really had much in the way of offerings as far as patio furniture was concerned, but today these are some of the greatest places to shop, especially on sale day events.Home and garden stores also have offerings such as birdbaths, statues, flowerpots, and planters. Style and design has become an integral part of home and garden store merchandise in order for the stores to stay competitive with other retailers.
Chain stores nowadays are also offering fashion and design with well-known celebrity names to back up their designs, so you should not be at a loss for pretty patio furniture and accessories at these retailers as well.The bonus of shopping for patio furniture at chain stores is that you receive bigger discounts as they buy in bulk quantity.
Antique shops are becoming a hot new addiction. You will be surprised at what you can find in antique shops for every room of the house and even for the patio. Many items in antique shops are overlooked for patio furniture; however, if you look at today’s trends, sofas, loveseats, and overstuffed easy chairs are the new look for patios everywhere.
Garage, Estate, and Tag Sales
Garage sales and tag sales are superb places to look around for patio furniture. Some of it may look worse for wear; however, upon closer inspection you may find some wicker furniture that is easily repaired or even just needs a coat or two of spray paint.
Again, older pieces that you add colorful pillows and throws to are great ways to buy patio furniture and refurbish it at low prices.Do not forget to ask around if any neighbors disposing of their old patio furniture. Perhaps you have a futon or some office equipment that you can barter with for their patio furniture.
With a little creativity and a lot of ingenuity, you can refurbish your patio furniture easily, creatively, and inexpensively.