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8 Tips for Making Your Outdoor Living Spaces Shine

Summer days and nights usually see us gather with friends and family out of doors.  Entertaining is often simple and relaxed, requiring only a few basic elements to make it magical.  A comfortable spot, good food and drinks, music, and laughter will make every event a winner.  Before you spend time grilling that perfect steak, take a moment to make sure your outdoor space is looking great and ready to welcome guests.  With 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner, it can be as easy as a quick clean, some summertime sprucing up and a place for everyone to sit and relax.  Here are 8 tips to easily get your outdoor living area shining.

1) Clean it!

Often overlooked, cleaning away the lingering traces of winter grime is an essential part of preparing an outdoor space that your guests will love to be in and that you will be proud of.  Say goodbye to those ugly stains from Algae, Mold, and Mildew, with 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner. This part will be a breeze.  Simply spray on and wait for the time recommended on the bottle, then hose off!  No harsh pressure washing is needed.  30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner is perfect for all applications listed here.  Use it on all patio furniture including umbrellas and awnings, fences, wooden decks, cement patios, pavers, lanais, composite surfaces, tile, even screened porches. Safe and effective on the kids play equipment, pool areas, and any slippery surface that could cause someone to have an accident. 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner will easily get rid of that grimy mess, without the arduous scrubbing required by other cleaning methods.  You can even use 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner to safely clean dirty pots and planters without harming your delicate plants. Follow the directions on the bottle for correct mixing and wait times for your application, and please remember to test for colorfastness before using on outdoor fabric and canvas.  Like our name says, 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner begins to work in just 30 seconds!

2)    Seating! 

Pull your seating into a cozy circular arrangement that will encourage conversation. A combination of seating options goes a long way towards making everyone feel comfortable.  A mix of chairs, cushions, benches, and lounges can work well together and give your space the inviting charm you are looking for.

3)    Brighten it up! 

A warm pop of summertime color can give life to a boring space.  An outdoor rug, a few throw pillows, a colorful candle, a pretty flowerpot, even a decorative item from inside the house can help give a cohesive and fun look when coordinating color is used.  Pillows and cushions are available in a sturdy outdoor fabric that stands up well to weather and elements.

4)    Plantings! 

The natural beauty and color of nature make a perfect backdrop to your outdoor space. Planted in flower beds, around your yard or in containers, flowers and greenery are lovely additions to the overall design.  They will attract butterflies and hummingbirds, provide visual interest and create a peaceful atmosphere.

5)    Comfort! 




Depending on where you live, you might want to shade your guests from the hot sun, provide extra warmth for cool nights…or both!  A shade umbrella or awning will help keep your space comfortable and usable on hot days, while a fire pit or outdoor heater will allow you to use your space even when the sun is gone. 

6)    Play equipment! 

Don’t forget the kiddos.  If you want your space to be family friendly, think about making everyone feel welcome.  The little ones will appreciate having their own area to play in.  Incorporate play structures, trampolines or other kid-friendly zones as needed.


7)    Pool area! 

If applicable, the pool area deserves some attention too. You want it to look it’s best, but safety is even more important.  Keep slippery steps and other walking surfaces clean to avoid falls.  Above ground vinyl pools, floaties, pool equipment, covers, and pool furniture can all be cleaned quickly and easily with 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner. 

8)    Final touches!

Congratulations on creating a space that your friends and family will be thrilled to spend time in.  Complete the space by adding the extra touches that will make your space stand out.  Music, outdoor lighting, and games are all fun additions, and of course, delicious food and beverages are always crowd pleasers. So, go ahead and get to grilling!  You and 30 SECONDS Outdoor Cleaner will make this the best summer yet!

About 30 SECONDS® Cleaners
  • 30 SECONDS Cleaners are proudly made in the USA
    Troutdale, Oregon and Manchester, Tennessee
    (503) 669-1953

About 30 SECONDS® Cleaners
  • 30 SECONDS Cleaners are proudly made in the USA
    Troutdale, Oregon and Manchester, Tennessee
    (503) 669-1953