7 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Spaces Comfortable in Cold Weather
Get more use out of your patio or deck this year with one (or more!) of these ideas to make your outdoor spaces more comfortable in cold weather.
Make Your Outdoor Spaces Comfortable in Cold Weather
Outdoors is safer than indoors in this time of pandemic, forcing us to reconsider the best COVID-19 friendly gatherings with friends and family. But with winter upon us, who enjoys shivering in the cold? Here are some ideas to make hanging out in cold weather more comfortable.
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No doubt, one of the easiest ways to make your outdoor gathering more enjoyable this winter is adding a heat source. Best options include space heaters, a fire pit (portable or permanent), an outdoor fireplace or even an outdoor pizza oven. Gather around the fire (but not too close!) to enjoy time spent with your loved ones.
Set up Windbreakers
A bone-chilling winter wind can challenge even the best heat sources. Plant tall shrubs or install a fence around your outdoor space to serve as a windbreak, preventing that whistling wind from disrupting your outdoor gathering. These plants are great for backyard privacy.
Install Outdoor Lighting
If your outdoor hangout can’t be held during the day, consider setting up outdoor lighting. Attach string lights to tall fence-posts or other structures and crisscross your yard to create a cozy canopy for your guests. Here are 15 of the best outdoor string light ideas for your backyard.
Put in a Spa/Hot Tub
If you’ve been mulling purchasing a hot tub for a while now, this is the time to finally go for it! A soak in a hot tub can feel oh-so-good after a long day. But the benefits go well beyond simple relaxation. Here are the health benefits of a hot tub.
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Dress for the Weather
This one is a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised to learn that some people favor fashion over comfort. While hanging out in the cold, protect yourself with the right coats, scarves, gloves and hats. If it’s time to update your winter outerwear, we’ve found just the items that you need to try.
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