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5 Ways to Prepare Your Outdoor Space for the Fall Season

We all want to make the most of our outdoor living space, even in the cooler weather months. Fall is right around the corner, and it's a beautiful time of year when family and friends gather outdoors to celebrate a season filled with football, bonfires, and pumpkins. These five tips on preparing your outdoor space for Fall will transform your outdoor space into a harvest-inspired oasis.   Refresh Your Landscape and Garden with Autumn Colors Fall is also the perfect time to refresh your soil with a new layer of compost for new flowers to grow. Begin by deciding your core color scheme. Once vibrant tones transition into burnt hues, swap out geraniums, petunias, and lobelias for chrysanthemums, violas, pansies, and goldenrods. In addition to gorgeous fall-blooming perennials, plenty of trees, shrubs, and annuals can add depth and color to your landscape.   Change Out Patio Furniture  When the temperatures begin to drop, consider putting away the umbrella for the season. Swap out your
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Creating the Perfect Kid-Friendly Sunroom

There are infinite ways you can decorate your sunroom to accommodate your child’s lifestyle, whether working or playing. Your kids get to enjoy the safety and security of an indoor play space while exposing them to the beauty of the outdoors. Kids have many toys, games, and books throughout their ever-changing lifestyles. Here are a few ideas to make the perfect kid-friendly space in your sunroom.   Creating Safety and Comfort for the Children If your new playroom sunroom isn’t already carpeted, you may want to think about purchasing some accent rugs to soften up the floor. You’ll want to add some color and decorations to liven the space up. Do not put expensive furniture or breakable decor in your sunroom if children are frequently in there. It is a great idea to mount your TV on a wall, so if you have children running around and playing, they won’t knock into the TV stand. Create a Workspace for Kids to do their Homework Your sunroom could be the perfect place for homeschool or virtu

How to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

Nothing is better than enjoying the summer sun, especially after a cold winter. Unfortunately, there's a slight downside to this glorious season; the occasional unbearable heat. Here are some ways to stay cool in the summer heat.   Build a Pergola  A free-standing outdoor structure consisting of columns supporting a roofing grid of beams and rafters called a pergola will create shade from the sun and enhance your home. A Pergola will give you a comfortable space for entertaining that allows you to enjoy those beautiful summer days while adding value to your home. Add shade over your pergola with Elitewood Lattice Covers embossed with a rough-hewn deep wood texture that resembles real wood's natural appearance and beauty. Elitewood Lattice Covers feature design diversity and numerous optional extras. Create the perfect shade cover to enhance the beauty of your home.   LifeRoom, Sunroom, and Indoor Patios  Build your perfect design and layout, and don't forget to make space f

Decorating Your Outdoor Space for July 4th Celebrations

Summer is here, and the Fourth of July holiday is just next week! American flags are flying, people are wearing their stars and stripes, and getting excited about the colorful fireworks show. This is a time for family and friends to celebrate our independence by gathering on the patio, grilling our favorite foods, and adorning everything in red, white, and blue. Here are 4 easy star-spangled ideas for decorating your outdoor space for the July 4th celebrations.  Target ,  Michaels Stores,  and other craft stores have all the materials you need.   Dress up your Patio and Porch with a Patriotic Theme Hanging American flags for Independence Day decorations is a great way to set the tone. Red, white, and blue balloons and banners spruce up your outdoors by adding fun and color. Display your creativity with a trail of balloons on your fence, porch, and railings. This  66-piece Fourth of July decorations set  from Amazon.com is stocked with more than enough party decor supplies, from red, wh

Spruce up your Patio with These 4 Additions

We couldn't be more excited about the summer, and it's the best time to be outside to enjoy the warmer weather. Your backyard is your personal retreat to hang with friends, relax with your favorite book, or move dinner outdoors. Your patio may still be a blank canvas yet to be painted with your own layers of comfort, color, and style. Now is the time to spruce up your patio with these 4 additions. Building an Outdoor Kitchenette Change up the scenery and take dinner outside. Here is an opportunity to be creative and build your versatile grilling station, which is convenient for family dinners and entertaining. It's common for a summer kitchen to have a large work surface such as a table or countertop for preparing meals, so you don't have to keep going inside your house. Your kitchenette is not only a place to cook and prepare dishes but also a place to store food with built-in cabinets. Depending on the size of your patio, add a table close by to enjoy your meals. Buil

Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space with a Louvered Roof System

Summer is here, and we are all excited to get outside and enjoy some sunshine in our backyards. The  LifeRoom Louvered Roof System  gives you flexibility and options to transform your entire backyard into a comfortable space to relax, eat, and entertain friends and family.    What is Louvered Roof System Louvered Roof System is an intelligent shading system with functional and aesthetic features that fit any outdoor space. The louvered roof patio cover uses rotating slats (similar to blinds that you have in your home). These louvers are commonly crafted from aluminum, glass, wood, or metal, horizontal slats that lie at a certain angle to allow light and air in and limit excessive heat and rain. Louvered cover can be adjusted to let all or no direct rays from the sun through the roof slats. Powered by battery and solar panel means no hard wiring into your house.    Technologically Advanced System In addition to the reliable opening and closing feature, the Louvered Roof System provides