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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 Prolong the Life of Your Patio

Building a patio is a significant investment in your home and for it to be enjoyed for years to come requires some regular maintenance and care. The first step is to use experienced and skilled patio builders to ensure that you have a quality patio to begin with, as this will make the patio easier to maintain and more comfortable and enjoyable to use all year round. Protection from the elements The best way to extend the life of your…

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How To Lay A Garden Pathway

Pathways are simple but effective additions to a garden and can be laid easily as part of a DIY project. This video from Masters Home Improvement demonstrates one quick and simple method of laying a modern pathway in a garden, which may be chosen as a practical footpath or to visually break up a lawn. To prepare and lay a garden path, you will need concrete mix, stone pavers and decorative stone such as gravel, along with a spirit level,…

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How To Find The Right Tradie To Build Your Patio

When choosing patio installers it’s important to know what to look for in a good tradie and how to spot telltale signs of an unprofessional company. What To Look For In A Patio Installer Tradies are always in demand in Australia, especially in the current economic climate where more people are choosing to renovate their homes rather than buy new ones. When choosing a tradie to build your skillion flat, gable, or dome patio or for other tasks around the…

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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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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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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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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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