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Stay Cool & Look Cool With A Backyard Sun Shade Sail

shade sail

If you’re fortunate to live in a region with a lot of sunshine, you’ll appreciate having some shade in your yard at times. Sunshine is great but it can become a bit overwhelming when the temperature stays high. A special canopy or awning to create shade will help reduce glare, and make your outdoor living more enjoyable. Installing […]

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Wooden Garden Arbors and Arches

We’ve been looking at wooden garden arbors and arches as a means of separating the various areas of our backyard. Something that would help differentiate areas in the yard where we enjoy doing specific things – like growing herbs and the water features. We also wanted to create a quiet spot where we could chill whenever we […]

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Outdoor Lighting Motion Sensors

outdoor lighting motion sensors

We found some great outdoor lighting motion sensors to illuminate and add security to our backyard. There are many types of light fittings you can use outside in your backyard to create mood and focus. They can create some really stunning effects. But when you get down to the basics, what you need first and foremost is:Adequate illumination […]

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Waterproof Outdoor Patio Furniture Covers

Waterproof covers for outdoor patio furniture

Waterproof outdoor patio furniture covers really help protect the chairs and tables you keep outdoors, and make them last longer. You’ll need to protect your chairs and tables from the elements. From the sun and rain, dust and dirt, and bird droppings. Covers also help protect against discoloration and general wear. Ideally you want a waterproof fabric that […]

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Plastic Trash Can Storage Shed

Plastic Trash Can Storage Shed

We found that a quick solution to the problem of where to keep the garbage was to use a plastic trash can storage shed.  They can be assembled quickly, don’t require any special tools or knowledge, are easy to keep clean – a wipe with a soapy cloth is all that is needed, and they […]

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