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Why Should You Invest In A Pergola For Your Home?

  Are you looking for ways to enhance the beauty of your outdoor space? A pergola is a flexible option that can quickly become one of your home's most defining features. It's flexible, easy to install and maintain, and gives you much-needed shelter from the rain or intense afternoon sun. How Are Pergolas Different From Patios? Traditional patios or decks are generally used to expand your outdoor area. On the other hand, pergolas are mainly used to enhance and beautify an already existing outdoor space, such as a garden or a patio. For example, if you're using your family deck on a hot day, an attached Four Seasons' Elitewood™ Pergola can give you some shade and let your guests enjoy your space for much longer. 3 Benefits Of Having A Pergola For Your House A heavy-duty and aesthetically pleasing pagoda can be the perfect addition to your home. Here are four key benefits of investing in one: Extra Shade During Sunny Days While having a deck can be a great w

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Enclosing Your Patio

  As winter approaches, most homeowners put away their patio furniture and wait until spring to enjoy their backyards. But wouldn't it be great to enjoy your outdoor space any time of year? By enclosing your patio or deck, you won't need to rely on the weather to put your space to good use. From holiday get-togethers to an extra storage room, an enclosed patio is a weatherproof and practical addition to any home. How Do Patio Rooms Work? Patio rooms are a simple way to enclose your space and give you more versatility to use it whenever you need to. For example, our patio rooms at Four Seasons are designed to let you enjoy your outdoor space all year long without worrying about bugs, bad weather, or dangerous sun rays. They only take a few hours to build, and you can design the perfect one based on your budget and taste. 3 Major Advantages Of Enclosing Your Patio An enclosed patio can be a wise investment for most homes. Here are a few main advantages of having one: E

How Do You Know It's Time To Buy New Windows?

  While it’s not something you think about every day, windows are an important part of your home. They bring in natural light, provide extra insulation, and enhance your property’s beauty. This is why having high-quality windows and knowing when to replace your old ones is crucial to keeping your house in great shape. How Often Should You Replace Your Windows? High-quality windows can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years before you need to buy new ones. However, a window's longevity will ultimately come to consistent upkeep and quality. Windows are one of your home's defining features, so make sure you invest in one that is easy to maintain for as long as possible. Here Are 3 Obvious Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Old Windows Even though your windows last as long as possible, you'll eventually need to replace them. Here are a few telltale signs that it's time to invest in new ones: You Can’t Open Or Close Them Properly Over the years, your windows will get ha

3 Benefits Of Owning a Sunroom In The Winter

  While sunrooms are often associated with summer, they can be valuable additions to your home throughout the year, including the coldest months. Sunrooms let you soak up the sun while staying warm and avoiding the cold. They can also be transformed for whatever you need, whether building your own greenhouse or having extra space for your winter party.   Are All Sunrooms Insulated? You have many insulated sunroom designs available for year-round use. At Four Seasons, they're designed with CONSERVAGLASS™ NXT . Using this advanced glazing technology, CONSERVAGLASS™ NXT will also help your sunroom stay warm during the colder months and keep it cool during the summer. This way, you can use your room no matter the occasion, so it's perfect for winter. 3 Wonderful Perks Of Owning A Sunroom In The Winter The warmer months aren’t the only time to enjoy a sunroom. Here are 3 advantages you’ll have with owning one this winter, no matter how cold it is: You Won’t Miss Out On So

4 Fall Outdoor Living Ideas to Extend your Patio Season

As temperatures drop in the fall, outdoor activities start to dwindle. However, there are still beautiful days and evenings left to enjoy outside. Make the most of the fall with these outdoor living ideas that will extend your patio season.   Add Some Heat You will need a good heating source for those chilly nights. Popular product choices to warm up an outdoor living area are fire pits and outdoor fireplaces, which add ambiance, a sophisticated touch, and visual appeal to an outdoor living space. Other heating options are chimineas, propane patio heaters, and electric heating appliances like infrared. You'll want to locate any heating sources close to your seating and dining areas.    Bring your Entertainment Outside Now that you have heat, why not enjoy your favorite fall sporting events or a family movie night with your friends and family in the comfort of your backyard? The fall is prime time for North America's four major professional sports. An exterior entertainment spa

Converting your Sunroom Into a Greenhouse During the Winter

Sunrooms are great spaces that combine the beauty of nature with the comfort of being indoors. Greenhouses bring a sense of peace and uniqueness to any home. Transform the interior of your sunroom to create a space full of nature and life year-round. Everything can be customized to fit your lifestyle and will enhance the beauty and value of your home.   Placement of the Sunroom- Greenhouse Your sunroom must be in an area with full access to light and limited shading for the best plant growth. Ideally, a greenhouse should get full sunlight. At least six hours of sunlight is needed daily, especially during winters. The greenhouse must be kept under 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The easiest and the least expensive option to warm up a greenhouse in winter is to create a thermal mass or heat sink. These objects will absorb heat during the day and release it during the chilly nights. A ventilation system is needed to keep plants healthy and regulates temperatures.    Choosing the Right Structural M

7 Ways to Get Your House Ready to Go Back to School

The summer days flew by and now it’s August. We hope you have had countless days filled with family and summer fun. However, we are sure you have noticed that the stores once stocked with bathing suits and sunscreen now contain piles of notebooks, markers, binders, and pencils. Now that the hot days are beginning to feel cooler and the back-to-school shopping has begun, it is time to prepare your home. We know this can be an overwhelming process, and we are here to help.  Here are 7 simple ways to prepare your home for the new school year.   Organize Bedrooms Now is the perfect time to fix up some of the clutter in your child’s room by working with them to organize their closet space. Have your kid help you look through their summer clothes to decide what should be donated and packed away for the warm weather. They can also help fold their winter clothes to ensure they start the school year in an organized space.   Create Work Spaces Your child may already have a spot in the house they

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

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