Tips for Shading Your Deck

Tips for Shading Your Deck

July 8, 2022
deck awning

Your deck is the perfect spot to relax, read, entertain and dine. Get the most from your outdoor space with deck shade ideas that cool down your outdoor space, offer privacy and help keep the area protected from insects and debris. How to Shade a Sunny Deck Most decks get too much sun at some […]

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Tips for Shading Your Pool Area

July 1, 2022
Home with an insect screen by a pool

The right pool shade allows you to stay near the water longer by protecting you from the sun, and some options deter bugs and keep debris out of the pool. The best pool shade ideas for you might include: Umbrellas and Parasols An umbrella is easy to set up and take down, offering flexible shade […]

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Tips for Shading Your Hot Tub Area

June 24, 2022
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 to Turn Your Garage into a Workshop

June 17, 2022
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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How to Turn Your Garage into a Yoga Studio

June 10, 2022
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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How to Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen

June 3, 2022
Home with patio screens in Texas

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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Benefits of Outdoor Patio Shades

October 6, 2021
People relaxing on their back patio

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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Tips for Shading Your Backyard

September 29, 2021
Backyard of a tan house with a deck

The hot Texas sun can make it seem impossible to enjoy time outside, especially during the dog days of summer. It’s too bright to see and too hot to handle, and damaging UV rays make it risky to spend as much time as you want to on your beautiful patio or in your backyard. Thankfully, […]

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Pros and Cons of Patio Screen Enclosures

September 22, 2021
Rock Column Patio Screens

Getting a screen enclosure for your patio can be a great long-term investment. Before you buy, though, you should fully understand all the pros and cons of screen enclosures. Benefits of Patio Screen Enclosures Aside from the obvious aesthetic value of a nice screen enclosure, there are also many practical benefits, such as: Protection: The main advantage of […]

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How to Reduce Computer Glare When Working From Home

September 15, 2021
Woman with glasses looking at a desktop computer

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a condition categorized by dry eyes or eye strain, blurred vision, headaches and neck or shoulder pain. It is caused by the high visual demands of consistently looking at computers or other digital screens for an extended period. If you work from home, you may be especially susceptible to CVS, […]

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