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It’s raining outside. No, really, it’s raining right outside the window right now. It’s falling lightly and the lightning and thunder that follows is receding into the distance, but there’s still a light rain pattering against the sidewalk out front and on the grass out back. There’s something peaceful about it, but there’s no way I can go sit outside with a book or find a dry spot to sit and have a snack and watch nature cleanse itself –… Read More »

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No matter where you live, summer sounds like the most outdoorsy of seasons. You’re more likely to spend some time in the backyard whether you’re less than a mile from the mountains or a block from the beach. With a gazebo, you’ll find your options for enjoying the warm weather grow and the more imaginative among us have ways to get the most out of those shady structures. We’ve collected some tips to help spark some super summer memories. Be… Read More »

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Do you look forward to spending time outside in your gazebo? Summertime is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather with family and friends in your gazebo, but your neighbors unfortunately have the same idea most of the time. Sometimes don’t you just wish you could enjoy your outdoor pool or back yard without worrying about who is looking in on you and watching your every move? Gazebo screens are a great solution to adding a either… Read More »

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The gazebo is a wonderful structure that can add shade, style, and class to any property. Tucked in with your deck or set out in the yard, it can be a delightful place to sit for an afternoon or to unwind after a long day. Make sure that you get the most out of your outdoor structure by including some smart lighting to it. Follow the frame Sometimes, simplicity is the best option. Using C7 Christmas lights, simply outline the… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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