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How to Clean Outdoor Patio Shades

June 24, 2022
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Learning how to clean outdoor roller shades and your other shades helps you keep your home tidy — and it can also extend the life span of your shades. Whether you have waterproof outdoor shades or another type, a few materials and some know-how are all it takes to make your space look clean again! […]

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Our Tips for Shading Your Hot Tub Area

Your hot tub is a great spot to unwind after a long day, but shade and privacy can make the space more comfortable and enjoyable. Consider these hot tub privacy ideas to help you enjoy your hot tub again. Trees and Umbrellas Trees are a beautiful source of natural shade, but leaves and other debris […]

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How Much Do Outdoor Solar Screens Reduce Heat?

June 17, 2022
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Solar sunscreens are a smart investment for your home, but you may have questions about how they work and what value they offer. The team at Shading Texas has more than 60 years of combined experience in solar screens, screen enclosures, awnings and other shade products. We’ve put together this guide to answer some of […]

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How to Turn Your Garage into a Workshop

A garage workshop is perfect for projects and home renovations. With the right garage workshop layout, you’ll have plenty of space to work on building furniture or cabinets, fixing items in your home and more. 6 Workshop Garage Ideas The best garage workshop ideas are straightforward. Here’s all you need to create your own workshop. […]

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June 10, 2022
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An outdoor living space is an area of your property where you can entertain, relax and enjoy nature. If you have an outdoor space of any size, you can create a terrific spot for building memories — and it only takes a few basic steps to get started! 1. Determine the Purpose of Your Outdoor […]

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How to Turn Your Garage into a Yoga Studio

Yoga has proven benefits for your body and mind, but attending classes can be inconvenient. Skip the drive when you turn your garage into a home yoga studio. 5 Elements for Creating a Garage Yoga Studio Transform your garage into a dedicated space for yoga with these tips: 1. Flooring and Lighting If you have […]

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Are Motorized Patio Shades Right for You?

June 3, 2022
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If you’ve been considering shades for your patio, you might wonder if motorized outdoor shades are worth it. When you’re comparing prices, there’s no way around it — motorized outdoor shades cost more. However, the increased price comes with several advantages for your home that will make the cost worth it. Benefits of Motorized Patio […]

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How to Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen

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An outdoor kitchen has become a valuable amenity where you can grill, entertain and make drinks outdoors. When it’s hot, you can cook outside to keep your home cooler. Outdoor Kitchen Ideas Whether you’re tackling an outdoor kitchen DIY project or hiring professionals, you’ll need to: Set a budget: Determine how much you can spend on […]

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Is It Worth It to Buy Motorized Patio Shades?

May 27, 2022
Home with a sun screen on the back patio in Texas

The reality is that motorized patio shades cost more than traditional outdoor shades. However, these shades offer benefits that other solutions just can’t match. Safety Against the Elements One of the big advantages of motorized shades is the protection they offer against the elements. On hot Texas days, sitting in the sun can be dangerous, […]

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Benefits of Outdoor Patio Shades

October 6, 2021
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So, you’re thinking about buying outdoor patio shades. Great choice! There are so many advantages to installing patio shades — even over other available shading solutions. When considering patio shade benefits, remember the three Ps: protection, privacy and preservation. Protection One main advantage of outdoor patio shades is the protection they provide against the elements. The […]

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