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DIY Fire Pit Ideas

May 17, 2021
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DIY Fire Pit Ideas A fire pit is the perfect focal point for any patio or outdoor living space. Outdoor fireplaces are great for gathering with friends and loved ones in any season. You and your family can use a fire pit all year as a source of light, warmth and s’mores. Building a fire pit in […]

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How to Decorate an Outdoor Living Space

May 13, 2021
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How to Decorate an Outdoor Living Space An outdoor living space is an extension of your home. It is a place to gather, celebrate and spend time with your friends and family throughout the year. Whether you have a grassy lawn at your disposal or want to refurbish your current patio, here are a few […]

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Perks of Having an Outdoor Living Space

May 10, 2021
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Perks of Having an Outdoor Living Space When you have an outdoor living space, you can enjoy several benefits in any season. The perks range from access to fresh air and sunlight to having more space for entertaining family and friends. Giving your patio or yard a few designated areas can help you make the […]

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6 Tips for Keeping Mosquitoes Out of Your Outdoor Living Space

May 6, 2021
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6 Tips for Keeping Mosquitoes Out of Your Outdoor Living Space Whether bug season in your area lasts for a few months or all year long, mosquitoes and other insects are nuisances that prevent you from fully enjoying your outdoor spaces. Follow these six tips for staying mosquito-free in the summer or year-round and taking […]

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Hosting a Perfect Outdoor Dinner Party

May 3, 2021
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Hosting a Perfect Outdoor Dinner Party When the weather is nice, what’s a better way to gather with friends and family than by hosting an outdoor dinner party? All you need to get started is a theme, a menu and a venue. With this guide to hosting a backyard event, it’s easier than ever to […]

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Pergolas vs. Awnings vs. Patio Covers

April 29, 2021

Pergolas vs. Awnings vs. Patio Covers Temperatures can reach almost 100 degrees Fahrenheit on a hot summer’s day in Texas. With weather that hot, you’re going to want some shade to protect you from the scorching sun. For this, you have a few options — patio covers, awnings or pergolas. But how do you decide […]

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Guide to Choosing Outdoor Furniture

March 31, 2021

Furnishing your outdoor areas with chairs, tables, couches and other furniture pieces transforms your backyard into a comfortable, inviting space. Follow these top tips for choosing great outdoor furniture: 1. Consider the Weather Consider the temperature and weather patterns in your area when deciding on outdoor furniture. Various environmental conditions affect furniture differently. For example, […]

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How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter

March 30, 2021

How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter A patio is a safe, inviting place to spend time with your family and enjoy the outdoors together. You may want to use your outdoor living space all year long, but winter wind and snow can make hosting the holidays outside a challenge. If you’d like […]

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Screened Porch or Open Porch?

March 24, 2021

Enjoying the outdoors from the comfort of your porch is a simple, relaxing pleasure. If you want to add a porch to your home or renovate your current one, you can opt for a screened or open porch design. To decide which is best for your needs, consider the pros and cons of each. Screened […]

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Guide to Outdoor Lighting

March 17, 2021

Carefully selected and placed lighting is essential to your outdoor spaces. The right lighting adds curb appeal and safety to your property, creating the perfect ambiance and making it easier to navigate at night. If you’re looking for outdoor lighting ideas, use this guide to help you determine what types of lights are best for […]

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