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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

Winter’s not here yet! Get out there and enjoy the beautiful Fall weather while it lasts. Our pergolas offer the best of outdoor living.It truly is a great time to enjoy the warmth from a fire pit, whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or relaxing after a long workweek. Having the right outdoor space will enhance any Fall gathering.Better Homes and Garden offers some great ideas on how to use pergolas to capture the ideal outdoor environment to meet everyone’s needs. They are not only the foundation for providing...

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Book Review: “My Cool Shed”

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Book Review: “My Cool Shed”

There are endless home improvement and inspiration books out there, but one that stands out in our industry is My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways by Jane Field-Lewis.It is truly amazing to see all of the ways people design, decorate, and use the almighty shed. The book has great photography and showcases some pretty interesting finds. You can buy the book on Amazon, and do a “Look Inside” to get a good feel for the photos and overall style.The description on Amazon is:Building on the success of...

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Made in the Shade: Keeping Cool with Pergolas & Gazebos

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Made in the Shade: Keeping Cool with Pergolas & Gazebos

HGTV has some really great photos that are sure to inspire you to spruce up your outdoor space, with a focus on pergolas and gazebos. Best of all, they offer some much-needed shade to help maximize your outdoors time this summer!Whether you are just looking to enhance what you already have (maybe with some new gardening?) or interested in purchasing your first pergola or gazebo, it never hurts to start with some pretty pictures and a look at what other people have done.Both pergolas and gazebos come in wood or...

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