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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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Welcome to the One Stop Patio Shop Blog!

Hi there! Welcome to the new One Stop Patio Shop Blog. First just a little about us… We are the leading Patio designers, builders and installers in Western Australia. We stand behind our work and promise that your patio will look exactly like our displays in regards to quality and workmanship or your money back guaranteed! The sooner you visit our conveniently located indoor Display Centres, showcasing our full range of patios, the sooner you’ll be relaxing outdoors at home,…

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Trends in Patio Designs

When considering patio design ideas it is beneficial to discuss a number of considerations with your patio builder, such as your budget, the space available, the overall look of your home and your lifestyle. Your patio builder will be able to advise you on what may be best for your circumstances and on the latest materials and styles in patio designs. You should select a patio design that suits your needs and tastes. Flatter pitched roofs The current trend in…

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Tips For Choosing The Right Outdoor BBQ

A barbecue can be a great addition to a garden or patio, as a focal point of social gatherings or just a convenient way to prepare meals outside and enjoy the sun and fresh air. BBQs can also be incorporated into outdoor patio designs. Compact Barbecues Barbecues come in a range of sizes, suited to different people. If you only plan on using your outdoor barbecue occasionally and will be cooking for up to eight people, a compact barbecue will…

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The perks of window wall systems

If you’re looking for creative patio design ideas, window walls can be great ways to bring more light into your patio and the rest of your home, while also being versatile enough to offer shade when needed. This video from Rick Edwards demonstrates how window wall systems can be incorporated into patios and sun rooms to improve light distribution and allow properties to benefit from natural light in the winter, without compromising heat efficiency in the summer months. These slider…

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Buy During Quiet Times & Save $$$

  June and July are typically among the quieter months of the year, along with December and January. However, winter is actually the ideal time to purchase your new patio. You see, the worst time to buy an air-conditioner is at the start of summer when you’re stinking hot and can’t imagine living another day without one. However, everyone else is thinking the same thing – so let’s consider another option. If you bought your unit in winter, delivery would…

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Alfresco Dining Areas – More Than Just a Home Addition

Outdoor patio designs are evolving to reflect the lifestyle needs of modern Australian families and how they use their homes. The days have passed where the traditional barbeque would be wheeled out onto the patio on a summer’s day, now the patio is considered an integral part of the usable space of any home. Creating a comfortable and functional alfresco area is now an essential part of every Australian home, from large suburban houses to inner city terrace houses. Popularity…

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Patio Roofing Options to Consider

Roofs are important features of patios that keep these outdoor areas insulated and safe from adverse weather. Speaking to patio builders about different patio roofing options should make it easier to find the roof best suited to your needs. Importance of patio roofs Patio roofs can make outdoor rooms such as patios and decks into ideal spaces for entertaining guests and relaxing in all weather and temperature conditions. Patio roofs can be as simple as sheet metal or a fabric…

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Patio Plant Watering Tips

If you’re looking for ways to add colour to your garden, plants can be attractive features that bring a touch of nature to your open or insulated patio. Learning how to care for these plants is essential to ensure their longevity, and the watering methods you use should be formed by your lifestyle. In this video from eHow Garden, Christy Wilhelmi offers tips for watering strawberries and other seasonal patio plants, allowing them to grow as healthy as possible. When…

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