34 Amazing Patio & Deck Accessories You Didn’t Know You Needed


Having a patio or a deck is a great luxury. You can step outside to enjoy your morning coffee and listen to the birds chirp. Sitting on your patio to watch the rain is a great experience that serves to remind us how good the little things in life are. Eating a grilled meal on your deck with family is one of the pleasures that not everyone gets to experience.

Whether you’re sitting, grilling, dining, or storing things on your deck and patio, you’ll need some accessories to make the most of them. Below are 34 amazing patio and deck accessories you didn’t know you needed. 

Obviously you won’t need them all, but we’re hoping this list can help you deck out your patio and spruce up your deck so you can enjoy them both. There are some fun, useful, and downright cool accessories in the list that can help you enjoy the great outdoors in style and comfort from the comfort of your own deck or patio.

Don’t have time to view all the accessories on the list? Here are some great ones we’re sure you’ll love!

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1.  Keter Westwood Deck Storage Box

If you have a patio or deck you use at all, chances are you need some storage options. After all, each season calls for different types of patio furniture and accessories. Not to mention pool toys, gardening tools, and grilling accessories. 

This Keter Westwood storage box has plenty of room for storing all of the above. It doubles as extra seating while keeping its contents clean, dry, and well-ventilated. It’s made out of polypropylene, making it durable, sturdy, and weather resistance. It will last longer than a wooden equivalent without taking away that nice wood look. Plus, it has hydraulic pistons for easy opening and closing; no smashed fingers or heavy lifting to get the lid open!

2. Unique Loom Outdoor Area Rug

Sometimes the best way to bring an area together is with a rug. While this is true inside the house, it’s also true for your patio or deck, as well. But you don’t want just any rug outside. You have to get a rug that can hold up to the elements and won’t shed while still looking good. 

This Unique Loom rug is part of the Trellis Collection, and it’s great for either indoors or outdoors. It’s mold, water, mildew, and stain-resistant. To clean it, simply spray it off with a hose, wash with gentle soap, and hang it to dry. The polypropylene material makes it ideal for high-traffic areas. It’s kid and pet-safe and comes in teal, gray, navy blue, and ivory. 

3. 5-Piece Outdoor Dining Table Set

What’s a deck without a dining table and chairs to go on top of it? Adding a table to your deck can immediately make it more accessible. Suddenly you and your family members have a place to sit and enjoy the weather. You can take your breakfast, lunch, or dinner on the deck, enjoying the birds, watching the dogs run around, or reveling in the sunset. 

This Phi Villa dining set comes with four chairs and a table with an umbrella hole in the middle. It’s made out of rust and weather-resistant metal, making it ideal for outdoor or indoor use. You can stack the chairs on each other when you need to move or store them, and you can add cushions for enhanced comfort when in use.

4. 5-Piece Patio Sectional Set

Having a good couch in your living room is essential. It sets the tone and comfort for the room. The same goes for your patio, deck, or pool area. It can be hard to find a decent outdoor sectional that is both durable and comfortable. Luckily, you can enjoy the best of all worlds with this Tuoze 5-piece patio sectional set

The thick cushions are made of high-quality, high-density foam. The bases are made out of PE rattan wicker, which holds up well to extreme weather. The set includes a three-section sofa, a footrest, and a coffee table. You can separate all the pieces and arrange them however you want. Great for parties, lounging, meals, and relaxing poolside.

5. Outdoor Curtains

Curtains can be a great addition to outdoor gazebos or porches. These RYB Home outdoor curtain drapes come with weather-resistant metal grommets and a tie-back rope. They provide a clear view and are machine-washable and easy to iron. Turn your patio into a beautiful outdoor room with these imported drapes.

6. MistyMate Patio Misting Kit

Hot weather can turn a day out on the deck into a sweaty, uncomfortable experience. Fans can only do much to make outdoor grilling or relaxing bearable. But, with a mist system you can drop the temperature significantly, saving an otherwise lost outdoor gathering.

Easy to use and set up, the MistyMate Cool Patio Misting Kit includes a 30-foot misting line and another ten feet of feeder line. The misting line has 16 micro-misting nozzles that spray micro-droplets that quickly evaporate on the skin, effectively cooling the ambient temperature by up to 30-degrees. 

7. Folding Zero Gravity Reclining Lounge Chairs

Lounge chairs can be a great way to relax and soak up some sun. These Goplus Zero Gravity Chairs are so comfortable it actually feels like you’re floating. They each come with a detachable headrest and cup holder/small item holder for easy and convenient access to your drink, book, magazine, or phone. 

The multiple positions allow for maximum comfort, allowing you to sit up and read or lie back and take a nap. The chairs are lightweight, durable, and easy to move. They’re ideal for use on patios, decks, in the garden, on the balcony, or poolside.

8. Sorbus Hammock

The ultimate item for backyard comfort and luxury is surely the standalone hammock. You don’t have to have trees to enjoy the near weightlessness and gentle rocking offered by hammocks.

This Sorbus Hammock comes with everything you need to enjoy the breeze and the soft sun on your skin. Rated at 450 pounds, this hammock is perfect for two people. The hammock itself is made out of durable, UV resistant cotton. The stand is sturdy powder-treated steel. Great for lounging anywhere you want and it’s easy to move and reassemble.

9. 4-Tier Mini Greenhouse

This item is great for those of you with green thumbs. You can give your plants a headstart with this mini greenhouse. The Gardman Mini Greenhouse is also ideal for homes where space is an issue. It’s compact enough to put on a patio, deck, or balcony, but it has 4 shelves that provide plenty of space for plants.

The roll-up door provides easy access to your plants and it’s designed for easy assembly without any special tools. You can also remove the cover if you just need more square footage for your open-air plants!

10. Patio Glider

Have you ever wanted a bench swing on your porch or patio? They can be a lot of fun, but they also require fasteners attached to strong elements of your deck or porch so it won’t fall down while you’re sitting in it. The solution? This Giantex Patio Glider. You don’t have to have chains fastened to the ceiling to enjoy the relaxing sway of a porch swing. 

This glider is made out of heavy-duty, powder-coated steel for a long life of lots of use. The seat and back material is Texilene, which is both durable and comfortable. The material fits the body well, making this love-seat glider great for ergonomic relaxation. You can place this anywhere; patio, balcony, garden, deck, or poolside. 

11. Propane Fire Pit Table

Having a fire pit in the backyard is great for any season. Fire is comforting and mesmerizing. Not to mention warming on those cold nights. But a regular fire pit requires you to have wood on hand. Plus, starting a fire can be a tough job if your fuel is damp.

For a quick, safe, and easy fire, check out this TACKLIFE propane fire pit table. When you’re not enjoying the flames, you can put the lid on it and use it as a table. It’s made out of durable steel and treated to resist rust. You can easily turn it on and adjust the flame to enjoy plenty of warmth!

12. Modway Hide Wicker Rattan

When you want to sit in a comfortable, cozy outdoor swing, there’s no better than this Modway Outdoor Egg Chair. It comes with a heavy-duty steel base that’s been powder-coated for longevity. So you can enjoy the sun and the beautiful weather while feeling near weightless. The cushion is soft and comfortable, plus it has a fade-resistant and machine-washable cover so you can enjoy it for years to come. 

The rattan wicker construction makes this a fantastic modern addition to your home. You can place it poolside, on your porch, patio, or balcony. It’s easy to move and assemble, so you can enjoy it anywhere.

13. Homall Daybed with Retractable Canopy

Sometimes you just want a little shade while you’re sitting out enjoying the weather. On some outdoor furniture you have to set up an umbrella or place the furniture in the shade. Not with this Homall daybed with retractable canopy! When you want to soak up the rays, you can put the canopy back. If you want some shade, pull it forward over the daybed. 

The cushions are thick and comfortable while the base is made from lightweight but durable PE rattan material. You can separate the daybed to turn it into multiple seats of a convenient table for many different situations. The stylish wicker design makes this daybed a fantastic addition to any backyard or front patio. 

14. 3-Piece Wicker Bar Table Set

This all-weather wicker bar table set comes with two stools and a glass-top bar with storage shelves accessible on one side. It’s great for use indoors, outdoors or even as an addition to a garage-turned-man cave. The shelves are great for storing cups, bottles, and any other accessories you need to make your events fun.

Best Choice Products are highly-rated and made out of quality materials you can use for years to come. Check out the reviews and the great design for this outdoor bar set.

15. Retractable Patio Awning

If you don’t have an awning over your porch or patio, sun or rain can cause it to be unusable. Too much sun can cause you to sweat and squint your eyes. Too much rain will get you wet! Instead of hiring a contractor to build an awning, you can save your money and get a Diensweek retractable awning.

You use a hand crank to extend and retract the awning so there’s no wiring or electricity involved. The frame is made out of high-grade T5 aluminum. The cloth is UV resistant, fade-resistant, and water resistant. You can enjoy your patio or deck anytime— rain or shine— with this retractable awning. 

16. Retractable Patio Side Awning

Side awnings are great for those patios that are visible to the neighbors or tend to get a lot of sun. The SONGMICS retractable side awning is 118” in length and 63” high, making it ideal for adding some privacy to your patio or keeping the sun out. It’s also waterproof, UV resistant, and easy to install. The aluminum alloy frame makes it durable but light. Great for commercial or residential use inside out outside! Plus, it comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. 

17. Carbonized Wood Plant Stand

If you find yourself with more plants than you know what to do with— or you want to increase your plant capacity, this Ufine plant stand has you covered. You can use this six-tiered stand inside or outside your home. It can hold potted plants of various sizes. Great for storing plants that overhang their pots. 

The sustainable design uses fir wood that is never painted but instead is carbonized for longevity. It’s water, mold, mildew, and warp-resistant. In fact, it’s great not just for plants, but for anything you want to place on it. Figurines, photos, tools, and various other collections. 

18. 2-Piece Eucalyptus Nesting Tables

Go green with these 100% eucalyptus nesting tables. They’re made from wood harvested from a Forest Stewardship Council certified forest, so you can buy with confidence. The natural eucalyptus oils resist decay, rot, insects, and water damage. One table fits snugly under the other for easy storage and access. They’re also available in three different color finishes. If you’re not satisfied with your purchase in the first thirty days, DTY offers a limited warranty on these tables.  

19. Outdoor Weatherproof TV

TV technology is getting pretty crazy. So crazy that you can get a weatherproof TV that is actually weatherproof! SunBrite is ahead of the pack on their outdoor TVs. They feature durable aluminum cases that hold up to everything the great outdoors can throw at them. But the best part is they’re 4K UHD screens that are up to 50% brighter than indoor TVs. 

You can install a SunBrite weatherproof TV permanently in a fully shaded area such as under a patio awning or a screened gazebo. You can even use these if you live near the ocean or climates with harsh winters!

20. Esright Outdoor Patio Swing Chair

Look no further for a durable, easy-to-clean patio swing. This stylish design includes an adjustable canopy for optimal shade— no matter where the sun is. The swing comes with a nice, thick cushion for maximum comfort. The frame is heavy-duty powder-coated steel with non-slide feet so you don’t have to worry about it moving while you’re swinging.

You can remove the canopy and the cushion for easy cleaning. You can fit three people on the bench swing with a max weight of 450 pounds! The Esright outdoor patio swing is ideal for use in the garden, on the porch, patio, or deck.

21. CAF Amish Treated Porch Swing

If you want to go for the traditional, heavy-duty porch swing, there’s none better than this. 100% Amish crafted and made in the USA, this CAF porch swing is rated up to 800 pounds. It comes with enough chain to hang from an 8-foot ceiling and includes a cupholder on each armrest. 

The rollback design of the swing makes for amazing relaxation and comfort as you sit on the beautiful, pressure-treated pine. Enjoy this handcrafted swing on your porch or patio all year round. 

22. Keter Easy Grow Self Watering Planter Box

For those backyard warriors with a green thumb, this Keter Easy Grow raised garden bed is the perfect addition to your home. At a total of 31.7 gallons, this planter bed has plenty of room for year-round growing. Flowers, vegetables, herbs— whatever you want to grow you can do it in style. 

It includes a water gauge so you can see when it’s time to water again. It also has a water reservoir to help you avoid overwatering. It also has an easy-to-use plug that you can remove to control your watering. Great for use inside or out, and perfect for apartment, condo, or townhouse living. 

23. Keter Pacific Cool Bar Outdoor Patio Furniture

This nifty little item is a combination side table and hidden cooler. The top of the table raises up ten inches to reveal a cooler underneath with enough room for 40 cans and ice. When the party’s over, you can use the drain plug for easy cleanup. The Keter Pacific Cool Bar is made from an all-weather resin that will last for years. Plus, the rattan-look makes it easy on the eyes and a great conversation piece. Perfect for cooling drinks by the pool, hot tub, or grill. When you’re not using the cooler, it’s great for storage and use as a side table.

24. Keter Urban Ottoman Set w/ Storage Table

Another unique offering from the folks at Keter, the Urban Knit Pouf Ottoman Set comes with two ottomans and one 10-gallon storage table. The whole set comes out of the box ready to use with no assembly required. The high-quality polypropylene resin ensures that the entire set is durable, rust-proof, and weather resistant. The unique design ensures that you can use them anywhere— inside or out. They’re great for poolside or fireside seating, and the table can come in handy anywhere you need inconspicuous storage. Plus, the ottomans can stack for easy storage. 

25. Asani Rectangle Sun Shade Sail

There’s not a whole lot you can do about the sun shining down on your nice patio, making it too hot to enjoy. Or is there? For a quick, durable, and easy solution, check out this Asani rectangle sun shade sail. Made out of HDPE fabric, this rectangular sun shade is mold and mildew resistant. It also blocks up to 95% of UV rays, turning your patio from a hot mess to a shady, cool spot. The metal grommets in the corners make for easy installation anywhere you want!

26. Hanging Chaise Lounge Chair Swing

For a unique, fun, and comfortable lounging experience, check out this hanging chaise lounge chair swing. The lounge chair is attached to the base with a steel cantilever connection that makes for great, weightless relaxation time. The base is made from powder-coated steel to resist the elements and includes a removable canopy overhead. Both the canopy and the seat cushion are made from polyester that is water and UV resistant. Perfect for lounging in the living room, on the patio, or poolside!

27. Brightown G40 Outdoor Patio String Lights

One of these Brightown light string sets is a whopping 50-feet of mood lighting for outdoor or indoor use. You can connect two strings end to end, and they each come with 50 light bulbs and two spares. They are energy-efficient, weatherproof, and easy to install. Great for use at parties, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, or for adding a little mood and style to your home. When one bulb goes out, it doesn’t affect the others, making bulb replacement easy and fast.

28. LED Cantilever Patio Umbrella

This LED cantilever umbrella is the perfect combination of daytime shade and nighttime light. The 35 LED light bulbs are powered by solar panels on top of the canopy, using the sun to give you light at night. The offset design means you don’t have to worry about a pole being in the way. You can place all kinds of seating, tables, or lounge furniture underneath this 10-foot umbrella.

The canopy rotates 360-degrees, allowing you to turn it wherever you want without moving the base itself. Plus, it features five tilt options so you can create shade even when the sun isn’t high overhead. The canopy is made from fade, UV, and water-resistant polyester.

29. Solar Lantern Lights

One of the best ambiance enhancers on our list is this set of two solar-powered waterproof outdoor hanging lanterns. The lights can run for up to 15 hours after only 5 hours charging in the sun. When lit, these lights give the impression of a flickering flame inside, creating a relaxing and fun atmosphere without flames, wires, or safety concerns. They come easy to hang and you don’t have to worry about them getting wet because they’re waterproof!

30. OYOCO LED Patio Umbrella Light

This patio umbrella light contains a total of 28 LED lights and three different settings for different brightness. One setting turns on 4 lights, the next turns on 24, and the brightest turns on all 28. It’s easy to clamp on to your umbrella pole and it also comes with two hanging hooks so you can use it almost anywhere. It runs on AA batteries (not included) and is perfect for barbecues, camping, parties, intimate hangouts, reading, or as an emergency light in your car or home. 

31. Hiland Pyramid Patio Propane Heater

A great addition for those chilly days on the patio or back deck, this Hiland pyramid propane heater is made out of hammered bronze with a quartz glass tube flame heater. It’s 87-inches tall and has a coverage area of 10-feet, so you can keep the chill away from plenty of people at your next party, barbecue, or family gathering.

The unique pyramid design makes it look pretty cool when it’s lit. It takes a standard 20-pound propane tank that will last you eight to ten hours. It’s easy to light and comes equipped with a safety function that shuts the flame off if the heater tilts. It also comes equipped with wheels for easy transport when it’s not in use. 

 

32. GrillTex Protective Grill Patio Mat

If you’re a griller, you’ve probably experienced the mess that can accumulate around your grill. If you grill on a wooden deck, oil and grease spills only come out when you sand and refinish the wood. On concrete patios, you may never get some stains off. Which is why we recommend the GrillTex protective mat. You place it under your grill and the 100% recycled rubber does the rest. 

At 39” by 72” you’ve got plenty of protection from those inevitable spills and mishaps. The mat is non-slip, heat-resistant up to 500-degrees, and won’t stain the surface underneath it. It’s super easy to clean with soap and water. 

33. Suncast Hideaway Outdoor Trash Can with Lid

Outdoor trash cans need to be tough. Unfortunately, tough outdoor trash cans tend to be eyesores. But the Suncast Hideaway outdoor trash can is stylish, tough, and functional. It holds up to 33 gallons and comes with an easy-access lid and a latch to keep your trash inside while keeping critters and weather out. It’s made out of a tough, fade-resistant resin to ensure it looks good for years. It looks so good that you can put it anywhere and people won’t be able to tell it’s a trash can!

34. Backyard Expressions Outdoor Beverage Cooler for Patio

You may have seen this fantastic Backyard Expressions outdoor cooler on TV. People can’t seem to get enough of it. It looks like a wooden table, but when you open the lid it’s fully insulated for storing ice-chilled drinks. It holds around 45 cans with ice, so you can keep the party going. 

The rustic design and mountain emblem on the front makes it a great addition to any home, inside or out. Plus, it comes with a bottle opener attached for ease and convenience. It also comes with handles on the sides for easy transport and a drainage spout for quick cleanup.

Justin

Justin Childress is the creator of Sunshineandplay.com. He is also a devoted husband and father of his 1 year old son Gabriel. Justin enjoys spending time with family, reading, and, of course, contributing to Sunshineandplay.com.

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