Improving The House With Outdoor Shades

There are a number of ways to add value to your home by renovation, structural modification or addition. Renovation is a process whereby old material is replaced with new, such as replacing rotting beams, railings, repainting walls or roof shingles. Modification entails changes to existing material, as such removing a wall to increase open space,…

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The Use Of Glass Lamp Shades In Interior Decor

Whether you are in the midst of selling a home and need to stage it, or are renovating it for yourself, you might be thinking about what decor elements to add or what furniture to buy. One thing that is easily missed in the process of decorating is setting up attractive lighting. This is necessary…

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Patio Shades Improves Healthy Play Space For Children

The season of summer is when the children and their friends come out of the house to play. Some children play in the yard area, like throwing or swatting at balls. Other children are fortunate to have a pool at home they can use for cooling off during the hottest days. All these activities suffer…

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How To Use Fixed And Portable Shades

Another term for this category of products is instant shades. They are made so that they can be conveniently moved from spot to spot but give shade to a person or object when required. Because of the need for portability they are simpler, lighter and cheaper than their fixed cousins. The drawback is that they…

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Quick Growing Shade Trees For Outdoor Shades

On the topic of home shades, most people think of canopies, awnings and pergolas. A less conventional way to provide home shade but perhaps is more rewarding is to plant a tree. If planted in the right climate and watered correctly, some trees will grow up to 15 ft in one year. The Dept of…

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Yard Cooling With Patio Shades And Accessories

Many homeowners curse the weather during summer months and look to find ways to cool down the home. The most obvious is to put in a central air conditioning (AC) system but actually is only a small piece of a better, more comprehensive fix. Air conditioners are expensive to install and run. Moreover they do…

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Three Types Of Portable Shades

Another term for this category of products is instant shades. They are made so that they can be conveniently moved from spot to spot but give shade to a person or object when required. Because of the need for portability they are simpler, lighter and cheaper than their fixed cousins. The drawback is that they…

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Enhance Home Playground Safety With Patio Shades

Summer time is when kids like to go outside and play. Some kids restrict themselves to the front or backyard area, engaging in simple sports. Other kids are lucky enough to have a pool area where they can swim or play with pool toys. These activities are not without some dangers, notably skin-damaging sun light…

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Patio Shades And Backyard Pool Shades

Shades for home recreational use is largely restricted to the back yard, in particular for the situation where the homeowner owns a pool or a patio or both. The type of shades that go up to shield people from the sun differ for the two locales. For the patio, awnings and canopies are most often…

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