Get ready to kick back, relax, and entertain outdoors by perfecting your porch in a few simple steps. How to spruce up your porch for Summer is today’s DIY video and post. As I mentioned previously, we have a “to do” list for our porch and patio to get ready for Summer entertaining. Hopefully you can use some or all of these tips to spruce up your own outdoor space for the season.

Spruce Up Your Porch for Summer Video

Spruce Up Your Porch for Summer

Spruce up your Porch Video

I like to think of this as a two step process. First, the deep cleaning, and then the fun decorating. We have been in our home for 15 years now, and it was time to give our porch a few updates. We gave our space a makeover with a fresh coat of white paint. There were a couple of tears in the screens, so we had them replaced and we painted a weather resistant protective stain on the exposed wood. With these updates, our porch felt new again.

Spruce Up Your Porch for Summer

Spruce Up Your Porch for Summer

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Below our screened in porch is a brick patio. We power washed the bricks to get rid of the dirt and grime. I was amazed at the difference from before and after. We wiped down the dusty and dirty outdoor furniture with Mr Clean Outdoor Pro magic eraser and other outdoor cleaning P&G products from Lowe’s. Then we washed the floor clean.

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Porch Decorating Ideas | Lowe's + P&G Summer Done Bright Video

After the deep cleaning was finished, it was time for the fun decorating ideas. With a fresh tablecloth, a couple of hanging baskets and potted plants, some citronella candles and colorful throw pillows, our screened in porch is ready for entertaining.

Porch Decorating Ideas | Lowe's + P&G Summer Done Bright

You can find more Porch and Patio ideas on our Pinterest page. And find more great outdoor cleaning tips using the P&G products at http://finditatlowes.com/

Porch and Patio Ideas Pinterest Page

video director/editor: bill grishaw
video writer/producer: tyler snidow, nimbl
photography: bill grishaw and laura trevey for bright bold and beautiful

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