Believe it or not, the holidays are fast approaching, which means many of us will be scrambling to come up with the perfect gift idea for each of our loved ones. But what about those on your list who are incredibly hard to buy for? What about the person who “has everything”? How can you manage to find the ideal gift that will not only wow them, but will have them thanking you for weeks, months and years to come? Here are a few ideas for you to consider. Patio Heater – This is the perfect time of year to start thinking about how best to stay warm, and there’s no better solution than a patio heaters. Not only will this keep those on your gift list cozy as the temperatures continue to drop, but they’ll also get the added bonus of being able to enjoy their time outdoors for longer. And since you’re the one who thought of the most awesome gift idea, you know you’ll be at the top of their invite list, so it’s a win-win! Fire Pit – Imagine gathering outside with your loved ones, cozying up by a roaring outdoor fire, exchanging stories, sipping on cocktails and enjoying the crisp air together. That sounds way better than being stuck inside for the next 4 months, doesn’t it? Now imagine how grateful that person you’re buying for will be when he or she opens up a brand new fire pit instead of a sweater or fruitcake. And with countless designs and styles to choose from, you’re certain to find the perfect fit for each person on your list. Outdoor Fireplace – For true elegance and warmth, consider purchasing an outdoor fireplace for your difficult-to-buy-for gift recipient. These products offer the ideal combination of features and functionality, making them as beautiful as they are practical. Outdoor fireplaces come in a number of different styles and sizes, so they’re great for an individual, family or even a business owner. Misting System – Ok, depending on where you’re located geographically, it may be difficult to conjure up memories of that blazing hot sun and sticky humidity that was just upon us merely a month or two ago, but now’s the time to start thinking ahead. Do you know someone who has a beautiful pool or patio area, but can’t enjoy it when the dog days of summer are in full swing? Maybe you know a restaurateur who could benefit from outdoor dining during the warmer months. Misting systems are easy to use and incredibly affordable, and they’re the perfect, practical gift for the hard-to-buy-for folks on your list. Trust us – come July and August, they’ll be singing your praises. Patio Umbrella – Another great, practical gift idea is a brand new patio umbrella. And we’re not talking those cheap, flimsy ones that are always on sale at your local hardware or discount retail store. Instead of having to invest in a new umbrella for their outdoor space year after year (or sometimes several times in one season), give the gift of durability, protection from weather and refreshing relief from those dangerous rays of sun with a quality patio umbrella. There are so many different colors and styles to choose from, you’ll have just as much fun picking one out as your recipient will have putting their new gift to good use! Misting Fans – On more of a budget or not sure if your recipient would want to install a full-blown misting system? You can still give the gift of sweet, cooling relief on a more affordable and versatile option by choosing a misting fan. With varying pressures and a wide selection of options, you’re sure to find the ideal gift for that special someone. Misting fans can turn any outdoor space into a luxurious oasis, so provide inspiration to your loved ones by surprising them with one of these popular, yet practical products. Shade Sail – Looking for a creative, fun and versatile gift for the person on your list who loves spending time in their backyard, patio or pool area? Shade sails offer a unique way to keep cool and stay out of the dangerous UV rays of the hot sun. As an added bonus, these products are incredibly diverse, featuring a huge variety of styles, shapes, colors, designs, sizes and layouts. In other words, there’s something for everyone. Best of all, they’re super easy to install and are designed to be durable enough to last for many seasons to come, so it truly is a gift that keeps on giving. Cabana – If you really want to score some brownie points and jump to the top of the “favorites” list, why not invest in an outdoor cabana for your deserving loved one? And with cabanas that are free-standing, your recipient will have the option of placing his or her new structure anywhere he or she would like, whether it’s by the pool, in their yard or elsewhere. In a few months, we’ll all be complaining about the heat. Why not present a proactive solution that will help your friend or family member enjoy a much cooler, more comfortable and relaxing summer season? Of course, these are just a few of the many different creative ideas that would make the ideal gift for those on your list who are hard to buy for or simply already have most of what they need. Regardless of your budget, we’ve got something for everyone. And don’t forget to sit down and make out your own wish list of outdoor patio supplies like the ones listed above. With literally hundreds of products, styles, features and more to choose from, you’re sure to still be surprised when it’s time to open your big gift for the holidays. Not sure which product or option would be the best fit for your recipient’s (or your own) needs? Give us a call at 1-800-504-6478. Our experts are available to discuss your specific situation and make recommendations for the perfect products to suit your needs. Be the hero this holiday season! And, as always, stay cool my friends.