The word lanai is not familiar to many people. Although it is a Hawaiian island, it usually refers to a covered porch or lounge area. The design mirrors one native to Hawaii where at least one wall is open to the outdoors. They can be described as an outdoor living room as it usually extend from the indoor living room. The floor is usually concrete especially if it is around a pool. Stone or pavers are also nice. In some areas, there is just a roof for protection from the rain and the sun and the sides are completely open. In places like Florida, aluminum posts make up the frame, and screens are attached to them. They are often referred to as pool cages or even bird cages! These keep the bugs and lizards out while you enjoy relaxing outdoors.
To make your lanai unique, add special touches that reflect your personality. Choose some waterproof furniture and put down some outdoor area rugs to create a cozy space. If your lanai has 2” aluminum posts, there are hooks and hangers available now at lanai-accessories.com that clamp onto the posts with no drilling. Hang potted plants, wind chimes, lanterns, solar lights, towels or pool equipment right on your lanai. Decorate and organize at the same time!
Lanai living is not limited to those with a screen enclosure. Anyone can make their backyard an oasis. It’s a feeling of enjoying the good old outdoors. Fresh air rejuvenates the soul and we are drawn to a place to sit and rest. Whether you have a wooden deck or a cement patio or grass outside your back door, you can create the atmosphere you desire by arranging furniture and décor in just the right way. Lanai Accessories has unique hooks that mount onto walls and fences that add a touch of your personality to your yard. Hang up your dog leash on a fun flamingo hook or your solar lantern on an anchor. Make your backyard your refuge and start enjoying lanai living!