Remodeling a well-used bar area can save you time, money and also be very fun. It also allows you to keep pieces which may be decades old. If you can possibly handle all of this in your own home or establishment then you should look into it. Even if you do not have the skills then you can always hire some people to handle all of this for you. This may cost you a large amount on the short run but can really help you out in the long run.
Before doing anything in this area you should make sure that your items are worth recovering. If they were shoddily made or were destroyed in an accident then you simply need to remove them. There is no need to hang on to something which ruins the entire look of your establishment so you should not bother with it if at all possible. Be sure to look over each piece of furniture carefully in order to make sure it is something you can use.
Another reason to work on this is that it looks good to customers. Everyone cares about the environment to some degree in this day and age. By recycling and refurbishing you show people that you care about the same things they care about. You should of course make sure that your friends or clients care about this before going to these lengths though. Everyone likes to see a redone bar area though.
If you are using a contractor to handle all this you simply need to choose the right one and shut down long enough for them to work on. This could be anywhere from weeks to months depending on how everything goes so you should be ready to lose quite a bit of money over this period of time. It is often preferable to the alternative of having a really ugly establishment that causes people to leave anyway. Be sure to shop around and look at reviews for anyone you hire because you do not want to end up with incompetent workers who won’t deliver on their job. Laws and organizations exist to help prevent this.
If you can do all of this yourself it can be a great choice. Not only will you get the pride of handling all of this in-house but you will likely save a lot of money. Huge amounts of hardware are needed for this though so you should keep that in mind if you do not have the sort of setup already. Sanding, painting and sculpting are all extremely important in this area as well. Zoning and construction permits are also invaluable for this as well. You should also try to make it as comfortable as possible.
Your Patio Furniture may also need a huge amount of retouching as well. Pay them as much attention because you need your entire setting to look uniform in order to get the best possible results as well. Even something as simple as a fresh coat of wax and paint can make a massive difference for those who use your various pieces of patio furniture every day.