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Keeping Bugs at Bay When Hosting an Outdoor Party

To entertain, relax and enjoy your patio and outdoor area you and your guests must feel comfortable. Unfortunately, being outdoors means that you can be exposed to some unwanted intruders, like flies and mosquitoes. To ensure that you and your guests are comfortable, here are a few precautions and methods that you can use to keep these pests away: Use insect repellents Available in many forms including sprays, roll on applications and creams, in natural and odourless varieties, insect repellents…

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John & Irene Now Have an Awesome Patio!

Kim was very helpful and informative. He knew his product and obviously believed in it. Brian + Co were friendly and efficient and coped well with a couple of minor setbacks. Job well done. The patio looks awesome. Thanks John & Irene Hall

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Illuminate your garden with outside lighting

Your choice of lighting is an important part of your overall outdoor patio design, ensuring that members of your household and your guests will be able to get to and from the patio safely at night as well as enhancing its appearance. Functional lighting Outdoor lighting serves a number of useful functions, including improving safety by reducing the risk of trips and falls when walking in the garden at night. Installing security lighting can also help to deter opportunist criminals,…

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How to Restore Outdoor Timber Furniture

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrhGj1fxjoo Perth’s hot summers and cool winters can take their toll, particularly on outdoor furniture. However, with a little effort you can restore your timber chairs and tables and extend your enjoyment of your outdoor patio. To complete the task and ensure you are protected, you will need a bucket, brushes, wood cleaning solution, gloves and goggles to clean your timber furniture and either some oil, stain or paint to seal or finish the job. Start by brushing the furniture…

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How to create an indoor/outdoor room

Modern outdoor patio designs have evolved to reflect the needs and expectations of style and comfort for today’s homes and lifestyles. While considerations of size and aspect will impact the design of your patio area, creating an indoor/outdoor room can accommodate a wide variety of styles to suit any taste and budget. Transforming this gable, dome, or skillion patio space into an indoor/outdoor room can be achieved in a number of ways. An outdoor kitchen, replacing the traditional barbeque, has…

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How to create added privacy outdoors

When choosing your outdoor patio design, one important consideration is how to create privacy incorporating the layout and aspect of your home and yard. For many people, having a patio area that they can escape to from the everyday pressures of work and home life is how they relax and unwind. Creating an intimate and private atmosphere for your patio will depend on the design and materials of your patio as well as your own personal style. Add a roof…

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How to Build Your Dream Outdoor Space

When putting together your dream garden space, consider how outdoor patio designs and furniture could help to create the ideal environment for relaxing or entertaining guests. Layout Thinking about what you want from your outdoor space should help you decide on the layout and features of your garden and patio area. Building patios, gazebos and other outbuildings can provide shade from the sun while still allowing you and your visitors to benefit from views over the garden. These outdoor areas…

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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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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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