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Designing Your Outdoor Living Space for a Small Yard

Summer is finally here, and a lot of people avoid having guests over because they feel their backyard is too small (and hence, hard to design properly). Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors and spend time with your friends and families despite the size of your outdoor living space. We found the top renovations you can make to your backyard to feel bigger, and allowing you to enjoy may summer days (and nights) together with all your friends and family.

This first idea is something everyone can do. It's a minimalist's dream and by just keeping your space mess free, avoiding clutter and only keeping out the essentials, you too can replicate this look. By putting away the stuff you don’t necessarily need it will make your backyard feel much bigger. One idea to help condense some of your things is to buy big plant containers to remove many small ones.

One of our favorite ideas to make your backyard feel bigger is to use a focal point. Add one thing into your backyard that you lo…

Add Tranquility to your Patio Cover with these Zen-like Fountains

Many people like to express themselves in different ways. Are you looking for some new ideas to add some personality to your outdoor patios and gardens? Summer is almost here, and outdoor BBQs and summer pool parties are about to begin. It’s time for you to add some relaxing Feng Shui to your backyard. We found the best four Zen like fountains to add into your summer tranquility.



The first fountain is one of the most popular ones. It is the alpine rock waterfall. The gray stones you see are actually made of fiberglass. This is used to help prevent against cracking or neutralizing over time in the hot summer sun. This fountain gives you a ton of options. You can adjust the flow of water to create soothing sounds to add that peacefulness to your backyard. You also have the option to add in some LED lights. These are perfect for when you have company over in the summer. This fountain would be ideal in any backyard.




Next, we have the thinking gnome. This is also a very popular fountain t…

The 5 Most Amazing Climbing Plants for your Pergola

The nice weather is finally here! Outdoor barbecues, family events and picnics are right around the corner. This means time to decorate your backyard. Creating a nice focal piece for all your friends and family to see.Each individual climbing plant gives a different look but is something people will be talking about. Having so many different types will help for you to express your personality. Here are the five best climbing plants for your pergola.
The first one is Honeysuckle. It is a beautiful orange flower. It has an extremely huge vine that would cover any pergola. It also tends to have a longing fragrance and the smell seems to multiple when the sun sets. Leaving your backyard smelling incredible. The honeysuckle seems to have over 180 different species, and all have big vines and grow at crazy rates.
The next type of climbing plant that would be great for your pergola is the classic rose. It tends to be the favorite for most gardeners. These roses harvest a feeling of tranqu…

Celebrate Earth Day with these Recycled Decor Idea

April 22nd is here, which means millions of people are coming together to celebrate the earth and to support environmental protection. Earth Day is a day recognized worldwide for nearly 48 years after millions of people took the streets to protest the negative effects that 150 years of industrial development had on the planet. Since, Earth Day Network’s mission is to “diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide” and has brought the environmental issues onto the world stage with over 200 million active people in 141 counties taking part. This year the theme is “Protect Our Species;” a theme which was chosen to make more people aware of the rapid extinction of our species. Since its inception in 1970, more than 193 countries are taking part by doing their part and celebrating.

Here are a few of our favorite recycled décor ideas you can try out and use to decorate your outdoor space whether it is a simple patio cover or a full addition room. Stand out and becom…

You'll LOVE Our Elitewood Patio Covers!

Four Seasons strives to provide the best products the Outdoor Living industry has ever seen. Our Elitewood Classic and Ultra Series is no exception. These patio covers are embossed with a rough-hewn deep driftwood texture that resembles the natural appearance and beauty of real wood, without the many problems associated with natural wood. They feature design diversity and numerous optional extras to fit your needs, style, and desires. Create the perfect shade cover the enhance the beauty of your home and lifestyle, while gaining an investment that provides an instant return on your home’s value.
Elitewood’s unique metallic composition offers not just comfort, but complete peace of mind. Elitewood endures the rigors of time and requires little to no maintenance. Elitewood offers homeowners superior and simplicity with: Quality ConstructionVisual AppealDeep Driftwood TextureCustom size componentsTermite and Insect ResistanceWarp, Split, and Crack ResistanceLightweight, Yet Strong and Dur…

Our Favorite Outdoor Bar Sets to Celebrate National Beer Day!

April 7th 2019 marks 86 years since President Franklin Roosevelt took initial steps towards ending Prohibition after he signed a law that allowed people to brew and sell beer within the United States. The day has been celebrated for years following by beer lovers far and wide. So grab your favorite stout, wheat beer, lager or pale ale and celebrate National Beer Day in the great outdoors, under a Four Seasons Patio Cover, Pergola, or LifeRoom and a top our favorite outdoor bar set!
Bosch 5-Piece Bar Set This five-piece bar set with be a beautiful addition to any patio regardless of size. Not only is it light weight, but also constructed of rust-free cast aluminum that is fade, chip, and crack resistant. This low-maintenance option is easy to clean, requiring just a wipe down with water (soap optional). The cushions are included, but can be replaced with any cushion color, style, design and pattern that fits your outdoor style and tastes. Get it on Wayfair today!
Parishville 5-Piece Bar …

Outdoor Trends in 2019

With another spring upon us, comes the year’s trends in color and style. Bringing in certain furniture with toned-down hues, soft textures and simple patterns can change a space entirely. For 2019, comfort is key. Not only are we talking about body comfort, but total mind and spirit comfort as well. 2019’s spring and summer outdoor trends lean more towards an oasis and get-away than a place for parties and fun. Life is chaotic as it is, spring into these trends for 2019 and create your own tranquil outdoor oasis. You won’t regret it.
AIM FOR MAXIMUM COMFORT When choosing furniture and decor for your outdoor space, think total comfort. Use comfortable large pillows of different textures in abundance atop wicker furniture with oversized cushions for both your back and your bottom. Plush (note: not shaggy) outdoor area rugs add a nice touch to otherwise overworked and tired feet, while giving the area an indoor-feel. Nothing is stress-free about chattering teeth and shivering bodies, so fo…

Our Favorite DIY Hanging Planters for your Screen Room

While spring has sprung, there are still parts of the country covered in snow and blanketed in cold temperatures. Bring the outdoors, indoors to your screen room, with simple “do-it-yourself” hanging planters. From repurposed birdcage planters to modern geometrical shaped pots, it’s simple to find a planter that fits your home’s style and fit seamlessly in your décor. Our favorite aspect of incorporating hanging planters in your home is that it utilizes open areas, without taking up valuable floor or wall space.
We compiled three of our favorite DIY hanging planters to give you inspiration to bring this modern décor style to your screen room, sunroom, or addition solution, today!
FOR THE UPCYCLER Add a vintage touch to any space by upcycling, reusing and repurposing old birdcages. This simple DIY project requires nothing more than a birdcage, optional soil liner/container, potting mix, flowers/plants/succulents, optional paint, and a beginner’s green thumb. In its original form, birdcage…

Addition 365 - A Modern & Budget-Friendly Addition

Prior to designing the Addition 365, Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows conducted months of extensive research to make sure we were creating the perfect complement to any home. After hearing from homeowners nationwide, our final product represents the very best features and finishes that people want from an addition to their home. Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows is proud of the Addition 365 and believe it will be the room to make memories, to find happiness and to call your very own.
Developed and offered exclusively by Four Seasons, Addition 365 allows you to experience all the benefits of our legendary sunroom, with the architectural substance and customization that one could only previously achieve with a new construction project. Addition 365 is a life-changing home enhancement, seamlessly expanding your living space at a fraction of the cost of traditional additions. Four Seasons Set out to create a solution to the burdensome and expensive home addition project, one that save…

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Outdoor Space

Spring officially begins on March 20th, and soon will follow budding flowers, warmer days, and longer nights. The time is now to think about preparing your backyard and outdoor space for spring; whether it involves tilling the land, clearing out dead leaves from the fall prior, or washing hard to reach windows and skylights, Four Seasons gathered our favorite (and most efficient) cleaning tips to use on your outdoor space this spring.
STEAM IT CLEAN Renting a steam machine from a local home improvement store is a quick and efficient way to clean stuck on grime and months of mildew from windows and skylights. Add in a squeegee and some environmentally-friendly cleaning solution, you’ll have clean glass in no time. Additionally, steam machines can be used on outdoor cushions, outdoor furniture, grills, and even siding!
RE-PURPOSE & REUSE Reviving old outdoor décor with a fresh coat of paint or stain is an inexpensive way to restore items or furniture that look like it’s well past it’s p…

3 Sunroom Styles for your Home

If you have a sunroom, you know just how quickly this addition can become your favorite part of your home. Sunrooms add natural light and invite you into nature without actually being outdoors and create a calm and inviting space to relax and unwind, day or night. Some sunrooms have flat ceilings, with or without skylights, while others boast full views with a ceiling made entirely of glass. Whatever your style, Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows has a sunroom design fit for your needs and desires. GEORGIAN CONSERVATORY With a design straight from the castles of the British Empire, our Georgian Conservatories lend an air of majesty to any architectural home style. It is simple, yet strong, this design combines elegant style with grace, while maintaining an energy-efficiency with the use of a strong aluminum inner structure.Available in a full list of optional features, you can create a Georgian Conservatory that is truly tailored to you. Our models feature full-view French doors, singl…

Parisian Chic Décor for your Outdoor Living Solution

It’s a particular mix of new and old, elegant and rustic, Parisian décor is the definition of chic. A mix of vintage and modern furniture coupled with a traditional color scheme, when done right, can make any room look magazine-worthy. Best of all, because of the ability to use old furniture accents, which, when new, can be a large fraction of a room make-over budget, decorating a room in this style can be done at low cost. So gather something borrowed and something new, and transform your patio cover into a French getaway with these easy tips!
“Mix” It Up

Utilizing your current wicker/rattan furniture with plush cushions and mixing it in with hand-me-downs or worn-down iron furniture from antique shops is the key to any Parisian look. Flea market finds can be both beneficial to the look and to your wallet when designing a room in this style. In addition to mixing furniture material, mixing textures such as concrete, tile, glass or marble is also another great way to bring the Parisian …

Making Your Patio Cover a Romantic Spot for Date Night

Spending a long overdue date night with your significant other doesn’t have to be a costly night out at an overpriced restaurant so crowded you feel rushed or so loud you can’t hear each other speak. Date Night at home on a budget is a simple way and cost-effective to enjoy quiet time with your loved one. With some simple tweaks to your outdoor space, you can transform your ordinary pergola, patio cover, or LifeRoom into a romantic spot to enjoy a meal and a glass of wine.
Set the Mood with The Perfect Lighting Faint spot lighting shined upon a set table or twinkling fairy lights wrapped around your pergola trellis is an easy way to turn an outdoor space into the prime location for romantic dinner. To add a pop of color, hang unique paper lanterns in pink, white and red. No electricity? No problem. Many manufacturers make battery-operated string and paper lantern lights to bring glow to any space. If you’re looking for a more traditional method of lighting up the night, try dripless or…

Three Ways to Enjoy Your LifeRoom this Month

LifeRoom by Four Seasons is a total mind-body experience, offering a realm of comfort and relaxation that you’ve never imagined before. LifeRoom is innovative, unique, sophisticated and adaptable to any way you wish to use your outdoor space. From LifeRoom’s cutting-edge technology that make every room before it primitive, to it’s motorized or manual retractable screens that allow you and your family to enjoy the outdoors in even the harshest summer conditions, LifeRoom enables you to make it any kind of space you desire.
The Kids Zone LifeRoom comes with motorized or manual retractable screens that protect you and your children from insects, critters, rain and the sun’s harmful UV rays. With the press of a button, LifeRoom’s three (or four) screens can lower completely in less than ten seconds. With this technology, you can instantly convert this room into a friendly Kids Zone, allowing your children to play with their toys, color, enjoy arts & crafts all without worrying about the…