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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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Advantages of Installing a Gable Patio Roof

The popularity of gable roof systems with homeowners, both for the main residence as well as outdoor structures such as patios, carports and sheds, is due in large part to their simple, effective design and the relative ease of construction and installation. The great design advantage of gable roofs is the slant or pitch of the roof, which is highly efficient at dispersing weather events such as rain, hail or snow. Even with moderate rainfall, water can pool on flat…

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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 Decorating Tips

You can enhance the look of any patio or pergola with creative patio design ideas. This video offers a number of tips for households on getting the most out of their patios, considering both function and aesthetics when installing lighting and decor. You should first consider what your patio is used for when planning its decor and furnishings. If the building is primarily used for storage or as a functional extension to your living space, it’s wise to choose decor…

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Options In Patio Enclosures

Patio enclosures can be as simple or elaborate as desired, with a number of patio design ideas making it easy to extend your home on a budget. Patio roofing Installing a roof over a patio area will provide shade from the sun and UV rays and can also insulate the building in the case of an enclosed patio. Patio roofing comes in many forms, from fabric awnings or metal roofs extended over hard outdoor surfaces to skillion roof, dome roof…

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One Stop Patio Shop Looks at Popular Patio Themes

When it comes to outdoor patio designs there is so much to choose from with materials, colours and styles that creating your own unique patio is simply a matter of unleashing your imagination. By combining the various elements of furniture, natural vegetation and artwork that appeal to your tastes you can assemble an outdoor space that complements the overall design of your home, and create a comfortable and enjoyable place to relax and entertain. Asian-inspired One of the most popular…

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Make your patio liveable all year round by adding heating

Heating should be a factor in your planning of outdoor patio designs if you live in a temperate or cool climate, to ensure your patio will still be usable at night and in the colder months of the year. Types of patio heating There are several common heating options available for patios, which will depend on whether the patio is fully enclosed or exposed to the elements. For open patios, outdoor fire pits may be constructed to provide a permanent…

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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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Importance of checking your deck before the entertainment season starts

If you’re primarily laying decks or considering other outdoor patio designs for entertaining visitors to your home, you’ll have the responsibility of ensuring these installations are well maintained and won’t pose health and safety risks to your guests – especially during the silly season. Routine checks Checking your decks for signs of damage and other potential issues before the summer season arrives will allow you to spot any problems while these can still be easily fixed. Checks are especially vital…

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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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