The Porch Swing as Deck or Pergola Furniture

porch swing for your deck, pergola or patio

The porch swing was once a standard feature in houses during the 1800s. Its creation was  made possible by the advances in manufacturing brought about by the Industrial Revolution and made fashionable by the creation of more leisure by advances in technology. Today, porch swings may no longer be in vogue, but they continue to project a certain charm that benefits the surrounding space and makes it more attractive. (more…)

Lighting Up Your Patio Deck or Pergola

Patio, deck or pergola lighting design

The coming warm summer nights promise endless hours of entertaining family and friends on your patio. Make the experience truly memorable with the right deck or pergola lighting. Lighting design is often an afterthought once the outdoor extension has been completed, or could be altogether overlooked. (more…)

Plant a Vertical Garden in Your Patio, Deck or Pergola

Plant a Vertical Garden in Your Patio, Deck or Pergola

Growing and maintaining a garden on your deck, pergola or patio can be very fulfilling and loads of fun. But if you really get into it you could easily run out of space. The solution? Plant a vertical garden and maximise the space in your outdoor extension. (more…)

Build a Timber Deck Over Concrete

Build a timber deck over concrete

Concrete is a versatile and durable flooring material, but in time it can end up in pretty bad shape. How do you add life to a tired, old, cold and dull slab of concrete? Why not build a timber deck on top of it? (more…)