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The Right Patio Design For Your Home

A new patio can make your home more comfortable during the hottest months and add value to your property at the same time. When choosing your patio design, it is important to consider the architectural elements of the house so that nothing seems out of place. Contacting a team of professionals is the best way to get advice on how to complement the style of your home while you enjoy your outdoor area. What Is the Right Patio Design for…

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Choosing Your Patio Designer

Choosing a Perth Patio Designer Changing the look of your yard is always a drastic option… but it is one which can leave impressive results! If you want to make changes in your back garden, and want something that is eye-catching and impressive, but that doesn’t demand too much work in the long term, then you may want to consider installing a new patio. There are a range of different options that you can choose from that will give the…

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Outdoor Design Trends to Try in 2015

If you’re looking for ways to make your outdoor areas stand out, consider these patio design ideas in line with the latest outdoor trends for 2015. Decks Building a deck is one of the simplest improvements you can make to a garden space, giving your household and visitors a space to enjoy the outdoors without the cost of building a full outdoor room. Timber decks are a timeless option that fit in well with traditional and modern homes, and can…

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Yes, They Even Design Rugs For Outdoor Patios!

Rugs can be attractive and striking elements of outdoor patio designs, as long as you choose a rug that matches your patio’s style and won’t be easily damaged. Material If your outdoor rug will be exposed to the open air and elements, you’ll need to choose a hard wearing material that won’t be vulnerable to sun exposure, humidity, rain and early morning frost. Sturdy synthetic fabrics can be the preferred option to resist mould, mildew and stains, or you may…

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Why Your New Patio Needs Bi-Fold Doors

Bi-fold doors offer a number of advantages over sliding doors and are the preferred option for many patio builders and their customers. Features of Bi-Fold Doors Bi-fold doors are well-suited to patios, as their large glass panels offer unrestricted views over outdoor spaces. These doors also save space when compared to French patio doors; folding inwards to offer immediate access to and from gardens, decks or patios. Bi-fold doors also offer the benefit of instantly extending the interior living space…

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Beat the heat this summer with an insulated solar span patio roof

Insulated solar span roofs are becoming popular features of Australian made patios, offering a number of advantages over standard Colorbond roofs as they improve heat efficiency and reduce condensation. Design Insulated solar span roofing integrates well into flat and gable style patios, and has an uncluttered, minimalist look with clean lines that’s ideal for contemporary properties. Unlike standard patio roofs that are vulnerable to condensation forming, these roofing sheets won’t be visibly affected by differences in temperature, and will keep…

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Why Hiring a Professional Patio Installer is Better Than DIY

While many homeowners think they can save money through a DIY patio installation, being able to turn patio design ideas into the finished product takes skill and experience. By investing in the expertise of professionals you can buy yourself peace of mind that your patio will be built on time and on budget. Save time Every DIY project starts out with the best of intentions, but with the demands of daily work and social life, finding the time to build…

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Why an Outdoor Kitchen is the Perfect Home Addition

For many people, the patio is now an integral part of their home, to be used all year round for both relaxing and entertaining. Of course, a great way to enjoy your outdoor patio when entertaining or relaxing is over a meal. Modern patio design ideas are embracing this lifestyle change by seeking to make the patio as comfortable and functional as possible by including popular new features, such as outdoor kitchens. Patio roofs provide more outdoor uses With the…

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BBQ Maintenance Tips

For most Australians, an outdoor patio isn’t complete without a barbeque. To get the best results with your barbeque, it is important that you keep it clean and well maintained. A simple scrub, at least once every year, will help keep your barbeque in good condition and make sure that your steaks, burgers and sausages taste delicious. To complete the task you will need a bucket of soapy water, gloves, cooking oil, barbeque degreaser, paper towel and a wire scrubbing…

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Why a new patio is a worthwhile investment

Building a new patio is a great way to be able to enjoy your outdoor space in comfort and style as well as adding value to your home. With a range of outdoor patio designs to choose from to suit any home, budget and lifestyle, building a patio that is practical for your current needs and has ongoing appeal should you decide to sell is simple. Extend the amount of usable space There are a number of popular and worthwhile…

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