Summer weather is here and it’s time to prep for those family parties and neighborhood barbecues. You’ve been watching those home and garden shows all winter long and know that a nice patio can help define your yard as party central. To give your patio a little flair and ambiance, check out these Orange County stores that specialize in patio makeovers.
The Patio Place
1628 S. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
At The Patio Place, you’ll find one of Southern California’s largest selections of name brand patio furniture. This family-owned business has been serving Orange County for more than 25 years and promises to provide the best value for your money. Purchase more seating for your guests, umbrellas for shade, fire pits for evening gatherings or a brand new barbecue for grilling the perfect steaks. If you already have outdoor furniture but need to update the cushions and slings, The Patio Place offers custom replacement cushions and slings in a wide variety of fabrics and colors.
Orange County Patio Company
1040 N. Grove St., Suite A
Anaheim, CA 92806
A patio cover can turn a boring yard into an inviting gathering space. The Orange County Patio Company has been creating custom wood patio covers since 1978 and can give your backyard that much-needed facelift. If you have an idea of what you want your patio cover to look like, these experienced contractors will listen, design and build year dream patio. Take it another step and design and install a gazebo or balcony. You won’t have to look any further than Orange County Patio Company.
The Outdoor Furniture Outlet
24002 Via Fabricante, Building 400, Suite 404
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
This local outlet isn’t just your run-of-the-mill outdoor furniture store. It offers luxury outdoor living options at wholesale prices up to 50 percent below competitors’ prices. The Outdoor Furniture Outlet specializes in woven furniture, including outdoor sectionals and chaise lounges that can turn your backyard into a luxury retreat. You can also shop here for unique loungers, hammocks and cabanas.
Patio Living & More
814 W. Katella Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
Whether you’re looking for aluminum patio furniture, fountains, umbrellas, plant stands or fire pits, the inventory of outdoor furniture and accessories at Patio Living & More is seemingly endless. You can purchase furniture made of wicker, aluminum, teak, slings or even concrete. Give your yard a little life with a water fountain, birdbath or bird feeder. You can even find yourself a nice garden arbor to grow some climbing ivy around. If your outdoor party is right around the corner and you don’t have much time to add flair to your patio, this store is definitely your one-stop shop.
La Paz Patio & Fireplace
23521 Ridge Route Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
If you dream of building an al fresco kitchen to enhance your outdoor entertainment area, La Paz Patio & Fireplace may be able to help you. You can customize an island made of granite, add a fireplace for ambiance or install a high-quality grill to your luxury outdoor living space. Even if you’re only in the market for accessories, La Paz carries accent lighting, table settings and grilling tools. This local shop has been assisting Orange County residents for more than 40 years and boasts excellent customer service, high-quality products and competitive prices.
Truc Dever is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.