8 Cheap Ways To Insulate A Shed

Why would you want to insulate a shed? Well, perhaps you work in there or maybe you have to store some things that you would rather not be exposed to extreme temperatures, which encourages degradation and outright damages some materials. Regardless of the reasoning, if you want to insulate your …

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Outdoor Seating Area

To create the perfect outdoor seating area, you will want to create clear boundaries of the space, choose the right furniture, and set the mood with plants, lighting, and decor.  The perfect outdoor living space can completely transform your yard or garden and create an intimate and welcoming environment for …

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7 Best Outdoor Bins (Our Top Guide)

Getting rid of rubbish is never a glamorous job but it’s one that needs doing nonetheless. However, having unsightly rubbish bins on your driveway or in your garden is a big no-no. You want to create a beautiful home exterior so the last thing you want is an unattractive bin …

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7 Best Pop Up Greenhouses For Your Patio

A greenhouse is a great way of creating a microclimate within your own garden and will allow you to grow all kinds of plants that you may not be able to otherwise. While the traditional glass structure is great, many people want the convenience of something that they can place …

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When, Where and How to Fit Decking

Decking had been popular in many other countries, notably Australia, New Zealand and America, before it became the must-have patio replacement in the UK. Those other countries have more predictable weather so decking makes more sense. Its growth in the UK, over the last decade or two, can be attributed …

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Using Mowing Strips With Driveways

A mowing strip is a great way to make lawn maintenance easier. They are also useful for gravel or stone driveways as they prevent errant bits of gravel or stone from escaping over the edging, particularly if someone drives quickly past. Now that you know about this simple garden design …

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Plant Patching to Disguise Broken Paths

Whether you’ve just moved house and inherited a bit of outdoor neglect, or you’ve simply been in your present home so long that the passage of time has taken its inevitable toll, sooner or later most of us come up against what you could call the ‘part damaged drive dilemma’. …

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