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The One Stop Patio Shop blog is full of articles and news about the latest trends in Perth outdoor living areas. Find information on patios, pergolas, carports, patio furnishing, alfresco rooms and more.

How a New Patio Can Add Value to Your Home

When most people think about outdoor patio designs for their home their primary thoughts are about how they will use and enjoy this new home addition. What they may not consider is the value that the new patio will be adding to their home, should they ever choose to sell it. The appeal of a great looking and functional patio can be one of the biggest factors influencing the decision of prospective home buyers. Extra outdoor space The most obvious…

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Five Ways to Maximise an Indoor/Outdoor Space

Indoor/outdoor spaces offer the best of both worlds, allowing you to enjoy nature and the outdoors in the comfort of your own home. Speaking to patio installers should give you ideas for designing your indoor/outdoor room, including: 1 – Bi-fold doors These compact entranceways take up less space than sliding doors and are ideal for linking indoor/outdoor rooms to main home buildings, as well as letting in natural light and offering unobstructed views over gardens. 2 – Weatherproof furniture Even…

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Five things to consider before installing a new patio

If you’re considering installing a patio in your garden or attached to your home, there may be many questions you need to ask patio installers beforehand to make sure you choose the right type of patio for you and your home. 1 – Materials There are likely to be many materials present in a finished patio, from brick or timber walls to metal roofing and glass windows. Brick patios are generally the easiest to design and construct, though concrete offers…

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Extend Your Interior Space By Building A New Patio

Building a patio attached to your home can help you get more use out of your garden as well as extend your living space, especially when choosing indoor/outdoor patio designs. Patio styles Patios come in a wide range of designs and styles, from stand-alone patios and pergolas built at the far ends of gardens to extensions added directly onto home buildings. Extending your home with a patio can greatly add to its value as well as give you more space…

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Everything You Need to Know About Glosswood Timber Lining

Being able to entertain outdoors on your patio or deck is one of the great advantages of living in Perth’s beautiful climate. While providing a comfortable and sun safe environment is essential, many people are looking to new patio design ideas to create a distinct and elegant look that adds value and appeal to their entertaining area. One of the latest and most impressive trends in patio design finishes is the use of Glosswood timber lining to beautify the ceiling…

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Everything you need to know about getting approval for a new patio

For many homeowners, renovations and home building projects can be a stressful time with so many considerations and decisions to keep track of, as well as the demands of work and family life. It makes sense to use an experienced custom patio builder to complete a new patio, as they will stick to the budget and timetable for the construction, and know what planning permits are required from local councils and how to navigate through any obstacles. Why council approval…

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Enjoy the Outdoors All Year Round Thanks to a Patio Roof

With a variety of patio design ideas to suit any home and budget, building a patio is a great way to enjoy the benefits of living in Perth’s terrific climate. However, to really get the most out of your patio consider including a patio roof as this addition will increase your ability to entertain guests or simply relax on your patio the whole year round. Perth’s summers can be extremely hot and the dangers of prolonged exposure to harmful UV…

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Designing Your Outdoor Space

Check out this fabulous video on how to design your backyard to suit all your needs. Contact One Stop Patio Shop on to speak to their patio builders in Perth about all types of patio installations to suit your taste in backyards.

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Defining an outdoor room

For many people creating a unique and distinct style and feel for their outdoor room or patio as a separate space in their home is important. This can be achieved with a number of different methods in both the construction and placement of the patio. First, placing a roof over your patio gives an extra dimension to your outdoor area. Along with the benefits of extra comfort for you and guests and protection from the elements, a roof also provides…

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Decorating Your Patio with Plants

One of the easiest and simplest ways to transform and beautify your patio area is with the addition of plants. There are a wide variety of plants and containers that you can choose from to suit your budget and environment, coastal or inland, to create a space that reflects your taste and matches your home. Here are a few suggestions to consider when decorating your patio with plants. Create a colour theme Creating a colour theme is a great way…

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