Outdoor Patio Bar Furniture
Adding floor space to the home’s bar area can easily be accomplished with the right outdoor patio bar
furniture and the right setting.
How much and what type of bar furniture purchased will be determined by its use and how often a person plans to
entertain and throw parties. You simply need a bar and bar stools or you may wish to provide enough outdoor patio
bar furniture for the entire family to use the patio as an extension of the dining room.
There are many different types of outdoor patio bar furniture from the simple bar and stools to the ones that
wrap around the patio in a custom configuration. Padding for outdoor patio bar furniture can be anywhere from a
thin layer of foam rubber to a heavily-padded seat and back with various material patterns to make it fit better
into the home’s landscaping and color scheme.
For most people, rectangular or round type bar, with matching chairs will be enough for the family that
entertain or a small condiment table that can double as a drink stand between a couple of chairs will be sufficient
outdoor patio bar furniture for their typical outdoor enjoyment.
Tropical Plant Stands Add To Outdoor Bar Ambience
Most manufacturers of outdoor patio bar furniture will have numerous pieces in the same color and design. In
addition to the bar and chairs, you can place plant stands surrounding the bar area. The plant stands can be used
to add foliage to dress up an otherwise empty bar area, or to fill in empty spaces on an open floor.
Most of the outdoor patio bar furniture is made for the constant exposure to the elements, but sunlight will
tend to dull metal finishes and wash out material patterns. If possible, keeping the furniture protected when not
in use will prolong its useful life and provide many years of service. During winter months, it is probably better
to move the outdoor patio bar furniture into a protected area and store the cushions and other materials in
moisture, and bug proof plastic.
The larger pieces in the collection of outdoor patio bar furniture can be covered with outdoor furniture covers,
usually sold separately by the manufacturer or with a sturdy piece of plastic. Keeping water from constant contact
with the metal will help protect the finish of the outdoor patio bar furniture as well as the integrity of the