This outdoor living space features a pavilion over the patio with ample lighting and ceiling fans. The stairs leading up to the patio have embedded landscaping lighting, making this a perfect spot for evening entertaining.
Secure your spa by closing and latching any doors. Often thumbscrews are present to make it easy to secure doors. You might want to consider covering your spa for the winter with a cover that blankets both the water surface and cabinets. Using a cover like this helps keep snow melt or rain water from seeping into the spa and causing freeze damage.
A close up detail of the radiator covers in the 25th Avenue project in North Minneapolis. Originally this home featured radiators, but Nicole Curtis had the space converted to a heat system, while deciding to keep the radiator covers.
Paper lantern lights hang at staggered heights from the exposed ceiling beams in this covered patio. A jute area rug, rustic wood coffee table and driftwood sunburst mirror add texture and warmth to the space.
No matter the weather, this covered patio is a great spot for lounging. A ceiling fan allows the homeowners and their guests to cool down during the hotter months. There's even a nearby pool for enjoying a swim.
This contemporary covered patio makes for more effective nighttime cooling, allowing the area to stay cooler on average than non-shaded areas. The best areas for permanent shade structures are where you want to create an outdoor room — like a patio or deck — or any space that you want to use for outdoor living.