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Never Too Early to Get Started

As the winter approaches, homeowners decide to leave their outdoor…


Senior Villages Reinventing Retirement

If you’re approaching the “Golden Years” or just thinking ahead, you’re…


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Get Your Backyard Party-Ready for Halloween

In most parts of North America, children are dressing up to trick or…


Make Your Backyard a Staycation Paradise

Staycations have become increasingly popular over the years. With airfare…


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The Benefits of Protected Patio Seating

Imagine the sounds of soft laughter and the clinking of glasses; the…


Choosing a Retractable Awning: Staying on Track

Pergolas have quickly become one of the most popular outdoor living trends…


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Choosing a Retractable Awning: Welcome to the ‘Awning’ of a New Age

Back in 1993, my family and I decided to invest in an awning for our deck.…


Planning an Outdoor Space: Job for Hire vs DIY

You’ve finished planning an outdoor space but still aren’t sure which…


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Planning an Outdoor Space: Getting down, dirty and ready to build!

I have covered almost everything there is to know when planning an outdoor…


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Planning an Outdoor Space: Safety Measures and Tips for Peace of Mind

As detailed in my last article, considering all the “could haves” when…