Tag Archives: Patio

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How to Install Wooden Spindles on Outdoor Stairs

Spindles for stairs are essentially needed for supporting the handle railing and keeping it stable. They provide safety and help avoid accidents due to falling or slipping between the gaps created in the railing and the staircase or its floor. Apart from providing the much needed safety, stair spindles add to the style and grace [...]
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Get Your Garden Ready for Summer!

As the days start lengthening and the weather warms we realize that summer is beckoning and the garden is starting to call. That’s why it’s time to get out our boots and spades and get the gardening project commenced. Evaluate the Topsoil One of the first things to think about when preparing your garden for [...]
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Ergonomic Chairs for Your Patio

Many people are unaware of the vital importance of furniture such as ergonomic chairs. Your posture is affected by every seat that you sleep in and every bed that you lie on. If you use poorly-supported furniture on a regular basis, your spinal structure could suffer as a result, and this in turn could lead [...]
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Protecting Your Patio From Pests

Summertime is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy time spent relaxing on the patio. However, common outdoor pests can put a damper on anyone’s outdoor enjoyment. A patio can be beautifully decorated and landscaped, but if pests move in and take over, even the most beautiful patio can turn into a no-man’s land [...]
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Illuminate Your Wooden Deck

You’ve spent money on wooden decking and your outdoor living area is looking good, but you want to add an extra touch. First off, winter is a good time to start preparing your patio so that it can be ready and raring to go when spring hits. Second, if you want a n affordable and [...]
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Outdoor Decorating That Is Attractive and Functional

When spring is in the air and the snow is melting, we can look outside and see the first signs of green life and birds returning north. We can also see how much yard work needs to be done. While many people love gardening, landscaping and outdoor decorating many others find it a chore. But [...]
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15 Lovely Park and Garden Pergolas

It’s time for inspiration: see these lovely pictures of arbours and pergolas. Ever planned to build one in your garden? The large wooden pergolas fit well to large gardens with wide paths, that’s why they are often used in the public parks. If your garden is smaller you’d better consider wrought iron arbour or a [...]
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Four Timber Decking Tips To Save Time And Headaches

Timber decking can be a great addition to the family home. It can be used to create an inviting area for having a barbecue with neighborhood friends, or just sitting on a lawn chair soaking up the sun. Although it can be expensive to get timber decking installed, you can do it on your own, [...]
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Composite Deck Materials

Composite deck materials offer easier maintenance then real wood decking, making them an attractive option to consider. Learn about the benefits, disadvantages, selection, installation and maintenance of composite decks in our complete guide...
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Small Yard Landscaping in Grand Style

You don't have to have a big yard to achieve a grand landscape design. Learn how to maximize space and design themes in your small garden space.