High Impact Patio Renovations on a Budget

High Impact Patio Renovations on a Budget

Creating value in your home is something every homeowner wants. From complete gut jobs to small cosmetic fixes and landscaping upgrades, there are so many options at your fingertips for sprucing up your space and increasing your home’s value. However, many of these improvements come at a premium. With summer right around the corner, it’s time to make your patio a destination within your home again. In addition to protecting your home with a comprehensive Woodstock Home Insurance policy, read on to discover budget-friendly ways to revamp your patio.

Get rid of pests.

Replace traditional mulch with pinecones. Not only will these deter mischievous pets and pesky critters from digging, it will also acidify the soil, allowing your backyard plants to thrive.

Add pops of color.

Spruce up a drab concrete patio with pops of color. Try adding inexpensive colored furniture or even adding colored planters with azaleas or low-maintenance flowers. Next, try staining the concrete for a fresh new look.

Rid your furniture of rust.

For small rust patches, scour it away with a wire brush, sandpaper, or steel wool. For more extensive rust issues, you can use an acidic agent like vinegar to help with the removal. Or use a chemical rust converter (such as Rust-Oleum), which actually changes the rust into a different substance and protects against future rusting, adding years to your chaise’s lifespan, suggests House Logic.

Create a budget-friendly fire pit.

Brick pavers, or fire bricks, only cost about $5 each and can be used to create a homemade fire pit. Stack some in whatever shape you desire on top of a stone slab. However, remember to follow fire codes to prevent potential hazards!


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