Improving Outdoor Space

19/02/2015

Different Enhancements for Your Outdoor Space

 

If you're the type who likes entertaining outdoors or enjoys being outdoors, why not make the experience a whole lot better by making some design upgrades? Whether you add outdoor canopies and gazebos or improve deck railings, little enhancements go a long way in making your outdoor space feel very homey.

Here are a few ideas that you can take inspiration from:

Put a canopy over your patio

Patio canopies and awnings aren't just for style, but they are practical too. The weather is ever changing and it's quite the dilemma if you are entertaining while it's sunny out but then it rains all of a sudden. For conversations with no breakups required or the need to move tableware and such back inside, a canopy does come in hand.

In addition, canopies don't just provide protection against the elements. They offer a certain level of privacy as well. If you don't want your neighbours to be snooping around – especially those with second-floor windows – then having a canopy constructed for your patio is the solution for you with the option to use frosted glass.

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Enhance the railing on your deck

There is a number of wood deck railing designs that you can choose from. One of the best options is the use of solid materials as metal railings. For example, you can choose to use decorative metal deck panels which are made of galvanised and powder-coated metal infill bars. You can even choose a wavey panel for more visual appeal.

Or, you can choose a combination of materials. As an example, you can have metal railings, but opt for glass for your panels. Even better, you can use opaque glass so that you have enough privacy, but you also invite a lot of light.

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Add personality to your patio or porch

Your porch is an extension of you. While you're so busy making sure that you've got a cosy set of tables and chairs, you might be forgetting other subtle yet important elements of your porch. One of these elements is the railings and balustrades.

The railings aren't just there to provide a safety barrier, but they can also serve as an added decorative element to your patio area. So, take into consideration the current theme of your space and then decide which among the many porch railing ideas out there is best for you.

Among the many you can choose from include using a range of materials such as glass, stainless steel, aluminium, wood, glass and wrought iron. You can even choose various designs such as lattice panels, turned balusters and sawn porch balusters – just to name a few.

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Add safety measures to your balcony

When hanging out in your balcony is one of your favourite things in the world, ensuring safety is very important. For one, the railings you use should be made of quality material. For example, you can use stainless steel balcony railings. You can even have opaque glass panels for added protection and privacy. The primary function of any railing or balustrade is safety but this doesn't mean it can't be attractive and add the wow-factor to your home or garden. 

 

Whether you need a balustrade or a canopy, we at DioMet Fabrications are here to serve you. We provide a full service of survey, design, manufacture and installation across the UK. Get in touch with us now and we'll be happy to discuss the options that would suit you best. 0114 243 9009

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