How to create an inviting winter backyard

How to create an inviting winter backyard

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Spending time in your backyard can be tough during winter. We’ve compiled some tips to make your outdoor living space more inviting during the colder months. Follow these simple tips to improve your backyard entertaining area and make the most of winter.

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Rug up and enjoy your backyard this winter.

Enclose your backyard

Create an outdoor room by enclosing your pergola, patio or verandah with outdoor blinds. They significantly reduce the amount of wind and rain entering your outdoor area without the need or hassle of installing a permanent wall.

Outdoor blinds also provide the flexibility to open the area up to allow for air flow or close entirely when using an outdoor heater, insulating the space and keeping it warmer for longer.

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Outdoor blinds are a great way to fight the cold this winter.

Make your existing space cosier

Consider what outdoor furniture you have and how you can make it more comfortable.

Available in a range of styles to suit your home, outdoor lounges are a great addition to any outdoor area and can be enjoyed all year round. They create a comfortable place to enjoy your morning coffee or snuggle in with a warm woolen blanket to read your favourite book.

Outdoor furniture will make your space more comfortable and inviting.

Outdoor heating options

Your outdoor area is an extension of your home and should be heated during winter as you would any other room. With many different options available, there are a few questions that should be taken into consideration when deciding which outdoor heater will best fit your area. These include:

  • The size of your space, as this will determine how many heaters you may require.
  • Your preference of heating fuel: gas or electric.
  • Whether you’d like the flexibility of changing the location of your freestanding heater, or whether you require a mounted heater due to limited floor space.

Mud free, manicured lawn

A common backyard during winter often features overgrown grass or mud puddles the kids and pets love to spread through the house. This can often means homeowners avoid their backyards as it reminds them of work that needs to be done.

Artificial grass provides a well manicured lawn that always looks inviting, while effectively eliminating mud from your garden.  For this reason, it is quickly becoming the preferred lawn option for many people and families.

Artificial lawn eliminates mud, making it perfect for your winter backyard.

Warm up in a spa

A spa is the most luxurious way to warm up during winter, especially with a glass of wine and relaxing music playing in the background. The warm water promoters increased blood circulation throughout your body, while gently massaging away aches and pains which are often heightened during the cooler months. 

A spa will help you keep warm this winter.

Beat the cold this winter

We hope you have been inspired to create a more inviting backyard that you can use throughout winter and the rest of the year. If you would like more information on either outdoor blinds, artificial grass or spa options, please contact us on 1300 131 349 and we will be more than happy to assist with any questions you may have.

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