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What Makes a Retractable Awning a Perfect Addition to Your Deck?

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Building a wooden deck is a great way to turn part of your yard into an outdoor living space that is both functional and beautiful — wooden decks give a warm and comfortable feel beneath the feet, but also add unparalleled visual interest to your outdoor space, thanks to wood’s natural contours. As decks are not designed to have roofs, however, wooden decks are usually susceptible to rain, snow and/or ice damage as well as the sun’s weathering effect, resulting in premature deterioration of the wood.…

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Why Install a Pergola Over Your Home's Outdoor Space

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A pergola is a simple structure, composed of four posts and then slats for a roof. A pergola can be very small, just large enough for a cafe table and two chairs underneath, or it can be very large, covering your entire outdoor deck or patio area. If you’re thinking of adding an outdoor seating space or any type of patio to your property, or if one is already installed, note why a pergola may be a good addition to that area.…

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2 Key Additions That Will Transform Your Living Room Into Your Very Own Home Cinema

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If you love to watch movies, then having your very own home cinema may be a dream come true. If you imagine that this kind of luxury is the preserve of the rich who have enormous homes, then you’ll be pleased to know that you don’t need a mansion and an eye-wateringly large bank balance to have a cinema in your own home. Even a small home with only a single living room can be transformed into a luxurious cinema room with a little know-how.…

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