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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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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 Covered Patio is Better Than an Open Patio

Being able to relax and entertain outdoors is one of the great benefits of living in Perth’s climate. Adding a roof to your patio can extend the space you have for entertaining and add comfort and protection from both sun and rain allowing you to make the most of this space all year round. So when it comes to outdoor patio designs, it makes a great deal of sense to consider including a patio roof. Extra sun protection These days…

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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 Benefits of Using Australian Made Materials

When choosing patio builders to design and install your patio selecting qualified and experienced builders will give you confidence that the job will be completed professionally, on time and on budget. Another important consideration when deciding on your patio installation is the type of materials you want to use, either imported foreign products or Australian made and produced materials. For most people the decision comes down to economic, quality and environmental reasons, often with the local materials being the better…

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Sliding vs Retractable Patio Doors

When comparing different patio design ideas for your home, one aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked is your choice of patio doors. If your home opens directly onto a patio or decking, the type of door you install will determine the ease of access to outdoor areas as well as the views available. Sliding doors Sliding doors don’t require the outward space of swinging doors, only using about 10 per cent of the space, and can also be a safer option…

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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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10 FAQs about Patio Installations Part 1

A new patio can be a great investment in your home as well as a place to relax or entertain guests, as long as you are 100 per cent happy with the installation process. Here are five common issues that customers ask patio installers about when deciding which type of patio to buy: 1 – Council Applications When building a patio, you will need the right Building Licence, Planning Application and Water Corporation agreement. These can usually be arranged by…

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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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