The Joy Of A Patio Awning

Written by Matthew Anthony


Some people will dream ofrepparttar perfect patio. They dream of havingrepparttar 145168 perfect place just outside, inrepparttar 145169 back garden or onrepparttar 145170 patio, where they can sit and relax, enjoyrepparttar 145171 weather -- enjoyrepparttar 145172 day. However, before they had installed their awnings, more often than not, people find themselves moaning that their patio just doesn't quite come upto scratch, that their patios really are not what they intended them to be when they dreamed about their perfect spot.

One ofrepparttar 145173 major problems many people have regarding their patios involves that in certain seasons or at certain times ofrepparttar 145174 day,repparttar 145175 patio becomes unusable. This occurs whenrepparttar 145176 sun hitís that certain spot inrepparttar 145177 sky and floods a patio space in far too much brilliant sunlight for it to remain comfortable. While most people loverepparttar 145178 sunlight,repparttar 145179 combination ofrepparttar 145180 decking or concrete used onrepparttar 145181 patio, in conjunction with a direct hit fromrepparttar 145182 sun itself, often makesrepparttar 145183 patio unbearable.

One beautiful and practical method that a person can employ to overcomerepparttar 145184 small amount of time in a day that a patio can properly and comfortably be used is throughrepparttar 145185 installation of patio awnings. Patio awnings are perfect solution for a person who wants to make his or her patio both more attractive and more useful. It is instant shade to combatrepparttar 145186 fierce sun.



Accent lighting - Adding the right touch to your home lighting

Written by Nicole Martins


Accent lighting - With highly functional task lighting, spaces likerepparttar laundry room are brightly lit so that you can seerepparttar 144787 whites versusrepparttar 144788 darks. However, such bright light does not create a soft mood or add drama; for this you choose accent lightings.

Accentrepparttar 144789 mood with wall dimming options

First stop in creating mood and accent aroundrepparttar 144790 home is to incorporate wall dimmers to light fixtures, including ceiling mounts and chandeliers. This approach is very commonplace and gives you options to fully accentuaterepparttar 144791 room or produce softer more gentle lighting.

Emphasize artwork and wall hangings with accent lights

Adding a wall mounted museum light or picture light is an excellent way to accent fine artwork; two sconces positioned on each side ofrepparttar 144792 painting will also add emphasize. This can be done with any wall hanging: mirrors frames are nice to accent.

Living room: downlights can emphasize an area

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