Swimming pool owners usually design the backyard landscape to keep it active all the year. Even during the seasons when the pool is not used, the surrounding areas can be functional. And the funniest part of having a swimming pool is that most of the pool owners spend 80% of their time around it instead of being inside the pool.
Patios are extensions of your home. They tend to create an outdoor living space for you to enjoy especially when you have a pool in the backyard. Furniture designed for a patio give it a more indoor feel and comfortable feel. You can build a dining area, bar, add a hammock, beautiful sittings, fireplaces, etc. in your backyard space. Excellent lights enhance the entire landscape. Swimming pool contractors will have even better ideas based on your space and requirements.
Here comes the idea of having pool patio furniture for the surrounding areas of your outdoor living space.
Purpose of the Furniture
The first and most important factor while choosing patio pool furniture is to know the purpose. Before hiring a swimming pool builder, prepare yourself with all the details. List down the designs you would want in the backyard, next to your pool. For example, you would like to have a dining area, deck, spa, sitting area, fireplace, outdoor kitchen, bar, or all of these. For sure, everything is not possible unless you have a huge outdoor space but you can still manage to build a few. Prioritize the list, anyway, you can modify the furniture designs whenever you want.
Recommended patio furniture options are sitting area, tables, and fireplace. Others can be added depending on your requirements. Comfortable sitting is very important as you would want to use this space more often than anything else.
Define indoor and outdoor furniture and their uses. Both would be different for sure. Besides this, the main difference is with the material that is used. Outdoor furniture materials should be more durable and strong to handle adverse seasonal changes. Moreover, indoor and outdoor sitting areas will also have different fabrics used.
Woods used for outdoor furniture also have to be sturdy else the weather conditions can damage everything. Teak wood, cedar, or pine are the most popular options when it comes to outdoor pool patio furniture. Wood is considered to be inexpensive but the cost increases with the quality of wood used.
Besides wood, metal is another good option for pool patio furniture recommended by pool contractors. These include iron, steel, aluminium, etc. that last long and need less attention with the capacity to withstand any kind of weather conditions. It is also considered as the strongest and most durable material for outdoor living spaces. Moreover, metal furniture costs less as compared to high-grade wood.
PVC can also be used for outdoor furniture. It provides longevity and style to the designs. You will have various options when it comes to choosing the best material for your pool patio furniture. Your selection will mostly depend on your requirements, taste, and definitely budget.
For pool owners where budget is a constraint, plastic furniture also works well. You can always replace them whenever you want.
Each material has specific cleaning process. And outdoor furniture requires regular maintenance.
Choose materials and design furniture that require less of your time & maintenance cost. Therefore, purchase easy-care patio furniture. The best option here is metal followed by high-grade wood. Furniture made out of these materials is capable to handle all kinds of weather conditions and require less maintenance.
Your task increases if the weather conditions are humid and moist in your location. These tend to grow fungi over the furniture which should be cleaned regularly.
Bright Colors and Light
Use bright colors when it comes to selecting the furniture. This gives a more appealing look to the backyard. Good lights also enhance the ambiance along with providing safety in the dark.
Work smart! Multipurpose usable patio furniture is highly recommended by pool contractors. It saves money, as well as the space in the backyard that can be utilized in other ways.
An important factor that helps in deciding your patio furniture is the weather of your location. The temperature and variations in it will need to be considered when you choose the designs and materials.
Water-resistant furniture is recommended if your location expects heavy rainfall. Moreover, keep a check that the backyard space, where you plan to build the furniture, doesn’t retain water. This can damage the furniture.
Green manufacturing practices are seen in furniture-segment as well. Biodegradable materials are used that can also be recycled. You can choose from various options with different designs and colors. Go eco-friendly, select the best for your backyard.
The most important aspect that needs your first attention is your budget. Everything will depend on how much money you are ready to spend. The designs, materials, furniture, etc. all would be decided after you are clear about this point.
It is always recommended to hire a professional pool contractor for pool patio furniture designs. They are experts who tend to bring life to your ideas and dreams. And you can enjoy the outdoor living space extremely well.
Land-con is one of the most reputable swimming pool builders in Toronto. We offer complete pool construction services, and will assist your throughout the process. Our experts will ensure that the result exceeds your expectations!
For more information about our pool construction services, please call us at 416.504.5263. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.