Prepping Your Gazebo for Summer

The sun is shining. The birdies are singing. The flowers are blooming. Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to make sure your gazebo is looking better than ever.

Paint Touch-Ups

While all of our products at Gazebos.com use the best materials and are designed to withstand strong weather conditions, there will always be some general wear and tear on any gazebo. Cedar gazebos should have a new coat of paint applied every 3-5 years. Even so, some prefer to take this precaution fore often. There is no doubt that you will be spending a lot of time in your gazebo this summer, so as the warmer months draw nearer, now is the perfect time to grab the materials you need (like paint or waterproof sealer) and spruce up your gazebo!

Landscape Remodel

A beautiful gazebo pairs nicely with a well-maintained landscape. This summer, get hold of the best flowers to make your gazebo more of a showstopper than it already was. Since your gazebo is the focal point of your backyard, take some time to decide how you want to decorate the area around it. Trim the hedges, lay a new layer of mulch and plant some vibrant flowers. Daisies, Your gazebo will be turning heads before you know it.

Hose Er' Down

Cedar should be treated every 3 to 5 years with a waterproofing sealant, a primer and new top coat of paint or stain. If you’ve hit that mark for your cedar gazebo, take care of these items before the sun gets too hot. For a vinyl gazebo, summer prep is easy. Aside from a yearly hose down or power wash, there isn’t much to it! So, start up the hose or rev up the power washer - your gazebo wants to look stunning all summer long.

If you have any questions on how to better prepare your gazebo for summer or any other season, our knowledgeable staff at Gazebos.com is here to help. Don’t hesitate to contact us! Still looking for the gazebo of you dreams? The hunt stops here. Browse our handcrafted gazebos and three season gazebos today.