Articles Written by Philip Kessler

3 Ways to Stay Cool in Your Gazebo This Summer

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Your gazebo is an excellent place to get out of the sun, which is not to say you won’t feel the summer heat while you’re sitting under the pergola. As we all know, shade is one thing, cool and comfortable is another. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to cool your gazebo and gain respite from the heat. Outdoor fans Not every fan will do for your gazebo. Outdoor fans are made with all-weather plastic blades and special materials… Read More »

May 2, 2016 by | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Stay Cool in Your Gazebo This Summer

5 Gazebo Additions for an Amazing Outdoor Experience

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Although gazebos are always a smart addition–providing shade on a hot summer day, giving you a bit of privacy, and increasing your property value–you’ll get the most out of your gazebo if you add features to make it an extension of your living space. These five additions, for example, can turn your gazebo into a plush place to relax and get away from it all! Fire place What could be more inviting than a place where you can sit around… Read More »

April 3, 2016 by | Comments Off on 5 Gazebo Additions for an Amazing Outdoor Experience

Are Solar Gazebo Lights a Good Investment?

Are Solar Gazebo Lights a Good Investment?

With the hectic pace of life that most people are faced with in today’s fast-paced world, many homeowners look forward to relaxing in their backyard gazebo. Some are placed to take advantage of fantastic views, while others are designed to create a feeling of communing with nature in a quiet setting. Regardless of the reason for retreating to a gazebo, it is imperative that it be comfortable and relaxing. It is a great place to enjoy during the day, but… Read More »

March 27, 2016 by | Comments Off on Are Solar Gazebo Lights a Good Investment?

How Long Does Gazebo Screen Last?

How Long Does Gazebo Screen Last?

When purchasing a screen for your household, the first thing you may want to know is how long does gazebo screen last. The enclosure for the gazebo may last anywhere from several years to a decade with proper maintenance. The life of the gazebo screen, however, depends on the type of screen purchased. Why does my gazebo need screen in the first place? There are several distinct functions for the gazebo enclosure for a home. The screen can serve as… Read More »

March 14, 2016 by | Comments Off on How Long Does Gazebo Screen Last?

How to Maintain Your Gazebo

How to Maintain Your Gazebo

Spring is just around the corner, and that means getting your outdoor oasis in order now so that you can enjoy the upcoming gorgeous weather. If you have a gazebo in your yard, or are considering purchasing one to add to your outdoor area, consider the following tips on how to maintain and care for your gazebo so that it is ready to be enjoyed in the spring. Depending on the condition of the lawn area surrounding the gazebo, you… Read More »

March 3, 2016 by | Comments Off on How to Maintain Your Gazebo

Gazebo Kits: Transform Your Backyard in an Afternoon

Gazebo Kits: Transform Your Backyard in an Afternoon

You consider yourself lucky to have a sun-drenched backyard, but do you often feel like that picturesque canvas looks a little blank? Landscaping is a great way to jazz up an outdoor space, but it can be expensive up-front in time and cost. Maybe you’ve already got a pool or don’t want to or can’t add one. If you’ve got space and don’t know how to use it, is there one simple aesthetic addition that can totally transform your backyard—and in one afternoon? The tall,… Read More »

February 19, 2016 by | Comments Off on Gazebo Kits: Transform Your Backyard in an Afternoon

How to Turn Your Gazebo into an Outdoor Theater

How to Turn Your Gazebo into an Outdoor Theater

If you’ve got a gazebo, you’re the proud owner of a versatile space that can serve as a setting for any number of activities spanning every season. It can be the perfect place for a family barbecue, a nook where you can curl up with a good book, a terrific birthday party venue, or a place to enjoy the quiet splendor of nature. Why can’t it also be a place for you and your friends to enjoy a blockbuster film in… Read More »

February 12, 2016 by | Comments Off on How to Turn Your Gazebo into an Outdoor Theater

Low-Maintenance Landscaping for Your Gazebo

Low-Maintenance Landscaping for Your Gazebo

The groundhog didn’t see his shadow this year, so that means spring is practically around the corner. That being the case, it’s time to start planning your planting. The right landscaping can transform your gazebo from a simple shade structure into a delightful backyard getaway. Of course, “the right landscaping” doesn’t just refer to style and color—the right landscaping is also easy to maintain, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the oasis you’ve created. Low-maintenance landscaping can be yours… Read More »

February 5, 2016 by | Comments Off on Low-Maintenance Landscaping for Your Gazebo

Romantic Gazebo Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Gazebo Ideas for Valentine's Day

As Valentine’s Day 2016 approaches, you may be wracking your brain for a fresh approach to the lovers’ holiday. Have you considered the romantic possibilities afforded with a gazebo? If not, maybe you should think again. Don’t own a gazebo? That’s no reason to reject the following ideas out of hand. Parks and various event venues will let you reserve those romantic settings with some advanced planning. You can even rent a gazebo from companies geared to supply party or wedding equipment, and… Read More »

January 26, 2016 by | Comments Off on Romantic Gazebo Ideas for Valentine’s Day

10 Gorgeous Gazebos that Feel Like a Dream Getaway

10 Gorgeous Gazebos that Feel Like a Dream Getaway

A touch of the right atmosphere can go a long way—or rather, take you a long way. If you’ve ever had the urge to visit exotic locals or bask in the lap of luxury, you’re going to love these gazebos! Each one evokes a special ambiance that transforms it from mere gazebo to dream getaway. Rainforest retreat Imagine yourself in a wooden, grass-roofed gazebo. Picture is like perched on stilts and surrounded by lush tropical greenery. An elevated walkway and… Read More »

January 19, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Gorgeous Gazebos that Feel Like a Dream Getaway