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Top 6 Patio and Deck Accessories

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Patios and decks are extensions of the home. As such, they require patio and deck accessories to make them as livable as any indoor rooms. Such accessories enhance your outdoor living experience.

Patio and deck accessories also make great gift ideas. Are you shopping for folks who need to upgrade their patio and deck design? Why not buy them some suitable accessories? You may be able to provide them with just the piece needed to round off their outdoor living space.

1. Wicked Wicker

Everything wicker, from chairs to tables to ottomans. Wicker and faux-wicker products treated for outdoor use are not only attractive, but also useful patio or deck accessories. These patio or deck accessories can be washed with soap and water. Can be used not only to complement your patio or deck design, but also for porches or sunrooms.
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2. Wind Chimes, Fountains

Wind chimes and fountains both add soothing sounds to your outdoor living. There's a style to suit anyone's fancy! Let your patio or deck design sing the praises of nature -- whether with wind, water or both.
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3. Outdoor Cedar Bench

An attractive cedar bench, composed of insect-resistant and weather-resistant western red cedar, enhances any patio or deck, both practically and aesthetically. Some come with storage arms, padded for your comfort with 2" of rot-resistant polyester.
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4. Portable Hammock

Coleman is one of the companies that offers a portable hammock (click the "Compare Prices" button to check on availability). A steel frame (100" long x 40" high) comes with the rope hammock, allowing for easy set up (you don't even need tools). The whole unit fits into a nylon carrying case (included) so you can take it anywhere. Sure beats trying to tie up a hammock between two trees!
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5. Cedar Trellis

Another way to combine your love of plants with enjoying a deck or patio is to install a trellis. Once installed, the trellis can become a home for climbing plants. Many an eyesore has been covered this way! These particular trellises are made of cedar. Cedar is a rot-resistant wood that not only looks great, but stands up to the elements, too.
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6. Deck or Patio Lights, Other Outdoor Lighting

To fully enjoy your deck, patio, lawn, or garden, you need to furnish them with outdoor lighting. For instance, Coleman puts out a combination light / heater that operates from a standard 20 lb. propane cylinder (40,000 BTU heater). Click the "Compare Prices" button to check on availability.
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