Lehua Kyllikki Patio & Pergola, April 30th , 2017. A simple poster along your home's outdoor wall would also be a great addition since it's super quick and inexpensive to install and it can be seen and admired by all of your guests while adding a splash of color. Floral sconces or mirrors can also work well if you're looking to jazz it up a bit.
Sonja Mairenn Patio & Pergola, April 30th , 2017. Take a good look at your patio. Is it tired, worn around the edges, and in need of some TLC? If the answer is yes, read on for some helpful tips on how to revamp your patio for summer - without spending a fortune.
Sela Anamarija Patio & Pergola, April 29th , 2017. 4. Infrared Heater Elements - Look for infrared heater elements with sturdy aluminum reflectors to direct the radiating heat down and out. You'll find them described as "mushroom" or "umbrella" designs on poles from 3 to 7 feet tall.
Gunda Misty Patio & Pergola, April 28th , 2017. Be prepared to install your own weather stripping and sealant to make sure the door fits tightly and with a good seal. Next, have a drill and screwdriver on hand so you can screw the PetSafe patio door into place. That said, with all the work, it's still an easy install and shouldn't take more than half an hour to get into place.
Rashmi Jameela Patio & Pergola, April 28th , 2017. In the Northeastern US, most suggest using at least a 4-6 inch base of crushed stone, and even up to 7 inches is recommended due to harsh winter weather. For brick pavers, this means that you'll need to dig to about 9" depth, since the pavers are 2 inches in height. Since this is a lot of digging, it may be one of the primary reasons to hire a landscape company.
Giolla Fhaolain Patio & Pergola, April 29th , 2017. Before digging, make sure that you know where all underground utilities are identified. To find out, you can order a "utility locate," by calling 811.
Sela Anamarija Patio & Pergola, April 30th , 2017. Patio Umbrellas provide shade from sun and rain, besides adding that touch of glamour. At same time umbrellas, along with other patio furniture, need care and maintenance to be usable for several years. The practical way to go about it is to purchase Patio Umbrella Covers, depending on the size of the umbrella and storage space. When not in use, umbrellas can be stacked standing in basement or garage. But if they are going to be left out in the open then a cover is a must. The cover sizes range from small to extra large and generally have a sewn-in wand for easy fixing.
Silva Vinh Patio & Pergola, April 28th , 2017. An alternative to a complete awning is a shade sail. Shade sails can be custom made to any size you require, or you can combine a number of smaller ones to cover a larger area (the solution you choose will depend partly on your site, and partly on your budget). Shade sails work by a tension system - the sails, often triangular in shape, are anchored to tension points which may be attached to the walls of the dwelling or to the tops of poles sunk into the ground. They have the advantage of being portable: if you sell your home, you can move the sail to your new home and reinstall it for the price of new tension points.
Ivona Gita Patio & Pergola, April 29th , 2017. You want your outdoor space to work well rain or shine and be well-lit too. Set the mood with outdoor lighting and install a few battery-powered pendant shades or sprinkle a few sconces along your backyard's walkway.
Gunda Misty Patio & Pergola, April 30th , 2017. Another good tip to follow is to always place long furniture (e.g., a cushy couch) along the longest wall, which is usually the one adjacent to your backdoor.
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