Tips for Enjoying Your Patio Cover While Grilling Outdoors

Tips for Enjoying Your Patio Cover While Grilling Outdoors

Having a patio cover outside your home provides the perfect space for entertaining. A patio cover can convert a backyard or porch into an extension of your living room. And if you add a grill to the mix, it can be an extension of your kitchen as well. Provide a Fun Environment for Your Guests Here, then, are some tips for enjoying your patio cover while grilling outdoors: Don't Put the Grill Directly Under the Patio Cover -- All grills -- whether they are gas, wood or charcoal burni...

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Patio Covers Aren’t Just for the Back Porch

Patio Covers Aren’t Just for the Back Porch

When most homeowners think about patio covers, the first image they have is a covered back porch. Installing a patio cover over a cement area of your backyard offers you a place to host outdoor parties, barbecue or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful weather outside your home. But there are other places where a patio cover can come in useful around your home as well. Lean-To Carport If you have a driveway that runs along the side of your home, you might consider adding a patio cover...

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Outdoor Flooring Can Make Your Patio Cover an Extension of Your Home

Having a patio cover covering an outside patio or pool area can add to the beauty and functionality of your home. But you can make the covered area seem even more like an extension of your home by also adding outdoor flooring. Benefits of Outdoor Flooring Many homeowners choose concrete as their default material for their outdoor patios. It's a popular choice because it lasts a long time, will stand up to the elements, and adds stability. But cold, bland concrete doesn't offer the sa...

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Expand the Size of Your Home with a Patio Cover

In the summertime, there's nothing better than enjoying the warm weather and appreciating nature right in your own backyard. But spending too much time in the sun or letting a little rain ruin your day can be a real disappointment. Adding a patio cover to your home lets you enjoy the protection of a roof while still spending as much time as possible outdoors. In fact, a patio cover can actually increase the usable space in your home. 'An Outdoor Dining  Room' For example, set up a picn...

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Top Tips for Protecting Yourself from the Sun

The sun's rays feel great, but they are not great for your skin. Though the effects of staying out too long in the sun don't appear right away, in the long run they can give you wrinkles and age spots -- and possibly even skin cancer. Dangers of Too Much Sun Over time, the ultraviolet rays of the sun damage fibers in the skin known as elastin. When elastin breaks down, the surface tension of the skin can collapse, causing the skin to sag and stretch. Sun-damaged skin also tears and bruises...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Backyard

For many people, the backyard of their home is an afterthought. When it's too hot or too cold outside, you can't use it. Plus, it is exposed to the elements, insects and even the probing eyes of your neighbors. The interior of your home is much more practical, right? Wrong! Making the most of your backyard not only expands the functional space of your home, but allows you to get closer to the natural world -- all without leaving your own backyard ... literally! How to Use Your Backyard ...

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How to Select Your the Perfect New Patio Cover for Your Home

Patio covers offer a great way to shade your outdoor patio while adding to the aesthetic appeal of your home. They are a simple, affordable way to extend the size of your home and have the potential to be customized so that they can perfectly match both your design preferences and your home's specific needs. To help you select the perfect new patio cover for your home, we have put together this list of four helpful tips: Understand the Benefits of a Patio Cover -- A patio cover is differe...

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A Quick Tour of the World’s Most Famous Gazebos

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Gazebos can offer a touch of style and charm to any backyard. Perhaps that's why they have enjoyed such a long tradition and have been the centerpieces of many historical locations and cultures. Here is a quick tour of some of the most famous gazebos thoughout history: The Bom Jesus do Monte Gazebo --Located in Tenoes, Portugal, the Bon Jesus do Monte has been the destination for religious pilgrims since it was first built in 1811. It is located in a san...

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Patios: Your Home Space Waiting to be Utilized

Patios: Your Home Space Waiting to be Utilized

    Eagles Patios is proud to be a part of your heritage. They are called heat busters, but they don’t use air-conditioning. They are also called space enhancers and can serve as your living room extension. You can also refer to them as outdoor hideaways and several other names. They have several uses that help make your life more relaxed and more comfortable. They are called patios, of course. They serve a lot of purposes and there’s nothing handier than them i...

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Home Improvement Made Easy: Benefits of Patio Covers

At Eagles Patios, we pride ourselves in being "simply the best" in patio covers. That's because we offer our clients more than just patio covers, porch covers, gazebo and other products that improve the style and value of your home. We also offer a touch of elegance and a wealth of patio cover benefits, including: Increased Living Space -- Adding a patio cover to your home allows you to spend more time outdoors, even during hot and humid summer months A Cool Retreat from the Heat -- Pat...

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