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Protect Garden Patio Sets from the Elements to Ensure Long Lives for your Furniture

fasad rumah minimalis– Garden patio sets can be wonderful additions to any back yard or garden. They provide a comfortable place for people to sit when dining outdoors or relaxing after a long day with drinks and friends. On hot summer days the umbrella of such a set can provide cooling shade,casting a shadow on furniture and bathing those out in the garden with cool air. Most obviously,they provide a general centre for congregating,offering a place to set food and bodies alike.

Unfortunately,even the finest constructed garden patio set cannot last forever. Most set in the bright sun for hours each and every day,fully exposed to the sun’s harsh rays. Rain falls on them,and exposure to the elements slowly degrades any such set to the point that it simply does not look acceptable to be in the garden. The time comes to discard even the best outdoor furniture in favor of new items. Such an event is expensive,requiring buyers to go to stores and once again find the items that will best fit their gardens. While not an entirely unpleasant experience,buying new furniture for the outdoors can be an unnecessarily frequent occasion.

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Plastics,Woods and Metals – Which Material Makes the Best Garden Patio Set?

rumah minimalis tampak depan– While they all serve similar functions, garden outdoor patio sets are not all made the same. The materials from which they are constructed vary greatly,with each material lending itself to different applications. Plastics do well for certain settings,woods for others,and metals for still others. While the differences between the three may seem confusing,a rounded understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each is important to ensure the garden patio set you choose is a good fit for your garden.

Garden patio sets made out of plastic are by far the least expensive and most widely available on the market today. This is because they can be made quickly and at low costs,allowing them to be purchased for considerably less than items made of other materials. Of course,you get what you pay for. Plastic outdoor furniture typically lasts for shorter amounts of time than wood or metal furniture simply because it tends to crack and break under use and in the elements. Those looking for a quick,comfortable set to enjoy outdoors for a brief period of time may find plastic acceptable – most others should consider other materials.

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Winterizing Your Patio

disain rumah minimalis– When the weather begins to chill down and the days become cooler,if you live in a seasonal area,you need to winterize your patio before putting the furniture and accessories away. Though you have probably spent a wonderful summer on your patio,you need to ensure that all of the fixtures are properly stored for next season. Luckily this is fairly easy to accomplish and with just a few hours of your time you will find your patio furnishings are ready to come out at the first signs of spring.

Start with some basic cleaning of the furniture. Spots and stains on furniture and cushions will be easier to remove now than waiting until spring when they will have set in. This is also appropriate if there are times during the winter that may be warmer and you can sit outside for a bit to beat the winter blues. It is easy to grab the clean furniture without having any unsightly spots. You can,in most cases,use a solution of mild kitchen soap and cold water to clean the cushions and umbrellas.

A nylon brush works very well for these jobs. You can also run a vacuum over the cushions to get all the embedded dirt and grime off of the furniture. Hot water can be used on any vinyl straps or fabrics and you should use a vinyl sealer on these before storing. Dry them in the sun and air,and don’t store until completely dry. For specific spots,like rust spots from metal furniture,try a rust remover applied with a tough metal brush. Apply a primer and touch up with paint made for metal.

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Enhancing Outdoor Areas Using Patio Sets

jasa desain rumah minimalis sederhana – Patios are great places for the family to entertain themselves and others. They can be furnished (with patio sets) and decorated (with accessories) as though they were another room of the house. Actually they should be treated as though they were another room, and that’s what I want to talk about today.

Patios can be small or large. Each size patio has its own unique good and bad points, when it comes to furnishing them. If you try to use a large metal patio set on a patio that is too small for it, it will feel cramped and uninviting. That is one of the quickest ways of not feeling comfortable in your own patio. People feel so uncomfortable when on their own patio that they just start avoiding it. Small patios are often the trickiest to decorate.

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Retro Patio Furniture: Reliving the Old Days

desain rumah minimalis 1 lantai 3 kamar – The rise of retro patio furniture has been rapid in recent years. Its appeal is multigenerational and the impact the furniture has on your patio area is significant. Simply put, you can transform a dull, unexciting outdoor space into a funky ‘playback from way back!’

You’d be hard-pressed to find expert home decorators that can’t see the benefits of incorporating retro furniture in your patio area.

Before going any further, let’s have a quick look at the origins of retro patio furniture. For those unfamiliar with the background, retro furniture refers to the styles of the 1950’s through to the 1970’s. This was truly a remarkable time in our history.

Countries changed from war-torn regions to hubs of creativity and a newfound cheerful inspiration.

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Wood Patio Furniture Ideas

desain rumah minimalis 2 lantai type 36– Ok, so you made a decision on which type of patio furniture you will have. Wood patio furniture is almost always a winner. It has the unique ability to blend in seamlessly with your natural surroundings, whilst also providing comfort and a sleek look.

But no need for me to convince you anymore on perhaps a decision already made. They key is now to ensure that your wood patio furniture will last you for years to come.

This is not as daunting a task as many would think. Even if your wooden furniture is exposed to the elements, some simple tricks will ensure it stays top notch for many, many years.

So often the simple tasks are overlooked…

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The 4 Types of Patio Furniture

Desain rumah modern minimalis 1 lantai – So many options and yet so little time…….

Without outdoor patio furniture, your patio probably doesn’t have a great deal of functionality. Patios are made for entertainment. What better way to go about this, than having friends over, sitting outside having a drink and enjoying the outdoors.

You will have plates of food, glasses of juice and wine, bottles of beer and an assortment of snacks sitting on your patio table, with your guest relaxing comfortably in your patio chairs. Yes you need the right patio set to make this happen.

To start the selection process, homeowners are confronted with an astonishing range of choices of styles, types, designs, sizes, etc. The question beckon – Where do I begin to make some sense of it all?

As a homeowner you should consider the ultimate goal for your patio, the style and design you wish to instil and also practical issues such as available space and weather conditions.

It can be said with certainty that the days of boring outdoor patio furniture are truly gone. Nowadays you have a wide variety of garden patio sets to choose from which has the ability to rival your indoor selection in almost every way.

Let’s first look at the types of patio furniture sets that are currently on the market. We’ll cover most of these in greater detail in other sections of this ainun mahya’s site.

The 4 Types of Patio Furniture
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Patio Door Handles & Patio Door Locks

desain interior rumah minimalis type 36 – Patio door handles and locks fall under the subject of accessories to your patio. I’m saying this because there is an unwritten rule I tend to adhere to when it comes to accessories such as these.

Now let me first give the small print. This is different from one region to another and obviously has its exceptions.

The rule is that I generally don’t spend more than $50 per item on this type of accessory. Most of your financial resources should go toward better looking and better quality furniture and lighting, as your patio is there to be enjoyed.

Nevertheless, a fully functional handle and lock is important to have.

Handles come in varied shapes and sizes. Chances are that you will find something that fits in well with the frame of your patio door panel and also subtly blend in with the surrounding décor.

Your door panel will mostly determine the type and design of patio door handle (or sliding patio door handle) that you end up choosing. The most regular materials are:

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Wood Patio Doors: Style and Elegance

Desain interior rumah minimalis– All decorators agree that wooden patio doors generally insulate better than other door types and are very easy to take care off. Depending on which retailer you end up selecting, chances are that you will find wood patio doors are less expensive than other types.

Even though wooden patio doors are easy to take care of, maintenance needs to be frequent. These doors are susceptible to moisture problems, but can be overcome by applying oil based water repellent. This will make life easier for you and reduce the time spent maintaining the door frame.

Wood patio doors are available in both sliding and hinged models. Decoratively they come in a variety of different types of wood which will enhance the warm and cosy atmosphere of your patio and indoor area.

Here we have a look at these types of wood:

Wood Patio Doors Style and Elegance
Wood Patio Doors: Style and Elegance

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