No matter how good looking your patio is, it needs sprucing up from time to time. Here are some things you can do for your patio maintenance.
- Make repairs.
Check your patio surface for cracks or breaks which might invite weeds to grow in it. If you’re unsure on how to fix it, better call up your contractor for advice.
- Kill weeds.
Tidy up the look of your patio by eliminating these invaders. Whether you’re using natural weed killers or going for the store bought option, just make sure you’re only targeting the weeds and using it in moderation.
- Check waterways and drainage systems.
If you have a sprinkler system, check for leaks or test how the water is distributed, if it reaches all of the plants and moderates water distribution. Make sure that your drainage system is unclogged as well and there are no debris in its path.
- Take inventory.
Check and see whether all your plants are healthy. Some may need some trimming, others containing. Check for parasites and unwanted insects and eliminate those.
- Inspect patio structures.
Whether you have hammock posts, pergolas, patio covers or fire pits, inspect these patio installments for any wear and tear. Of course, there’s bound to be changes due to the outside elements but also check whether it needs to replaced, refurbished or repainted.