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    The choice of outdoor curtains for pavilions

    You can not get enough of your brand new gazebo, just unfinished porch or terrace? However, you are confused with one small inconvenience – because of excessive openness you do not get the full feeling of comfort: prying eyes of neighbors disturb, wind, scorching sun, or drizzling rain don`t allow you to relax? So how do you get rid of these inconveniences and maintain the aesthetic beauty of your building? An excellent solution of such problems become so-called “outdoor curtains”, which provide not only protection against the weather, but also retain an attractive appearance of construction. Most often for “outdoor curtains” use a special material, which has high strength and…

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    Outside canopy: brief guide and handful tips

    Canopy is a useful architectural element with a large functional load. Protection from rain and scorching sun is its top priority. For this design to be ergonomic and useful, it is necessary to consider all the details and select the appropriate option. There are a certain number of varieties. Canopies can act as: a visor a porch roof; a gazebo; terraces. By way of construction canopies can be: Attached; detached. Attached sheds are mounted close to the main building. It turns out that one side is required to have closed. With this design, you can design a veranda or patio. Attached sheds can be straight. This is the simplest kind,…

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    Tourist and beach canopies: the main information

    For a long time tent material is a good helper to construct buildings of various designs. As a rule, such structures include: shelter for people to protect them from the various precipitations, protection from sun and wind, the protection of cargo and vehicles, as well as various types of water rides. Scope of canopy use is pretty wide. In the first place they are used during urban sports, entertainment and political actions outdoors. This makes it possible to be outdoors and, at the same time to be fully protected from the sun and sudden rain. Secondly, awning protection is used to protect vehicles, cargo or goods from external weather influences.…

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    Design ideas for patio and veranda canopies

    Patio, as it is situated next to the house, is surrounded on all sides by a light decorative fence with a gate, which is better to do two-step (door type) – it visually enhances the space. On the inside of the fence in the area of the lounge corner flowerbeds lifted high above the ground can be made of red brick, in the middle of the patio a decorative fountain can be designed, surrounded by flower garden and along the posterior wall – light canopy coated of corrugated plastic, which where you can shelter from the sun or rain. On both sides of the canopy you can make flowerbeds and…

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    Gazebo canopies as a part of landscape design

    Summer canopies and gazebos are perhaps the most common places of outdoor recreation. There you can feel in the midst of nature, but at the same time without giving up the comforts of home. You do not have to sit on the ground or bare rocks – almost any gazebo is equipped with benches and tables of various designs, which unobtrusively perform their functions without breaking the natural atmosphere. Unlike the classical type of gazebos, this type has no floor, but has a colonnade, supporting a number of rafters. Between there are tiny gaps mounted rafters, which is why there is no guarantee of protection from the rain. The canopy…

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    Canopy tent: recommendations and advice

    In anticipation of warm, sunny days or summer cozy family parties and picnics, many of us are looking at awnings, tents or mobile gazebos to travel comfortably outside the town, to organize a picnic at the summer cottage or just to have a pleasant rest time next to the house while being protected from the heat and prying bloodthirsty insects. Of course, first of all pay attention to the quality of the material from which the canopy tent is made. This is very important: the heavier is the tent packed, the better it is. If you take the cheaper option of this shelter from the sun, so the rain coupled…

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    Outdoor canopy as a necessary and useful part of outdoor design

    You want to organize a picnic, holiday, or maybe just relax in nature or at the countryside, but worried that unstable weather can spoil everything. Temporary shelter in the country is necessary if there is no viny arbor, which attracts to its cool for a friendly chat. If there is an area free of plants, it is easy to turn into a temporary pavilion. Recreation area can be equipped with a removable canopy, which can be removed for the winter or when you are out. So, quality tent that will protect visitors from rain and allow to spend more time in the fresh air will be a real savior.Which canopy…

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    The main destination of pergola

    Pergola is a charming representative of lattice “family” together with the arcs, trellises, summer-houses and sheds. The distinctive features of pergolas: the construction of small architectural forms is made in the form of openwork corridor of vertical supports, horizontal and arc-shaped elements. What does pergola represents? Classic pergola is the construction of several arcs, put together and joint with the latticed covering. Due to the elegant shape of constructions, an ordinary path turns into the element, inviting you to the fascinating walk deep into the garden. The modern assortment of the openwork corridors is the main element of landscape design, notable for the variety of design decisions and variants of…

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    Modern and multifunctional Weber Mountain Smoker

    One of the crowning achievements of Weber Company is a compact and multifunctional smoker Smokey Mountain Cooker. It is very easy to transport. Due to its small size, you can take it with you for fishing or country picnic. The smoker consists of two levels, which gives you a possibility to cook two dishes simultaneously. Thanks to its special form and lid the taste of cooked dishes proves to be wonderful. The dish is made without excess fat, burnings. It is smoked uniformly from all directions. The thermometer, built into the lid, allows watching the temperature at the time of cooking. The smoker is equipped with a special tray for…

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    The most original patio ideas

    For years people used the garden-plot only for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables. But in the last decade, the attitude to the use of cottage has changed a lot. Now the garden-plots are decorated with the beautiful grass-plots, exquisite pergolas, summer-houses and garden swing. Today, it is very popular to create patio on the territory of your summer-residence. The comfortable patio will allow you to rest from the world’s bustle and receive guests. Patio is a small open-air paved courtyard, adjoining the house. Today patio is considered the element of landscape design, allowing arranging the stylistically original and ideally unique rest and relaxation corner. It is possible to create…

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    Make the creative garden ornament with your own hands

    What makes the garden-plot original and unforgettable? The thorough gardeners will say that the rare sort of flowers, which they managed to grow on the flower-beds. The Jacks of all trades will suppose that this is the unique irrigation system they assembled and installed on their plot. But there is one feature, making your garden unique- the garden ornament. It can be easily made with your own hands and bearing a small part of author’s soul and his approach to life. You must admit that the process of creating the new “masterpiece” with your own hands pacifies and inspires to the new creative experiments. And the plot, refined with different…

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    Main kinds of landscape lighting

    The lighting of garden-plot performs two functions: practical and aesthetic. The main task of garden-plot lighting is to ensure the safety of movement at night. As for the aesthetic function of landscape lighting, it is necessary for the creation of comfortable visual environment in the garden. It is better to trust the professionals to install the lighting system on the garden-plot. They will offer the optimal option subject to the rules of composition. The experts in the field of landscape lighting use some certain methods in their work. They are listed below. Flood lighting This kind of lighting is used on the subsidiary areas or along the perimeter of the…