IQ Carport using a wall-mounted retractable awning roof

Advantages of Using a Carport to Protect Your Car

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Installing an IQ Carport has many benefits, not just for your car but the home as a whole. When it comes to designing or choosing a home, car parking is a factor that many people consider to be of great importance. Having somewhere safe to park your car can add value to the home, help to reduce insurance costs and protect the car from damage […]

Camargue in dark over a hot tub artificially lit with outdoor lighting

Garden Design: how to design the best hot tub area

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Three tips to improve your hot tub area Creating the perfect garden retreat with the use of a hot tub is an exciting process; there is a plethora of options available for your personal space. Many articles give double to triple digits of ideas; this can be overwhelming for the reader. So, to aid you, we have created a smaller, more digestible piece of writing […]

Rooftop Bar, Retractable Awning Roof

How to Create a City Centre Roof Terrace

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There are many factors to consider when designing the perfect city centre roof terrace and choosing the right outdoor roof system enables the space to be functional all year round. Finding a home that meets your needs is already a very stressful process for many, especially in the denser populated areas that have significantly less space compared to their rural counterparts. This is especially challenging […]

LED strip light retractable awning above a seating area

Differences between the Retractable Awning Roof and the Traditional Awning Roof

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understanding the differences between a traditional Awning Roof and The IQ Outdoor Living Retractable Awning Roof.   How does the IQ Outdoor Living Retractable Awning roof differ? When optimizing the use of garden space in the UK, it is important to consider how to tackle the issue of unpredictable weather. Creating a sheltered area is a critical component of developing a favourable garden area as […]

Birdseye view of a pool with Retracting Awning

The latest in Garden Design: The Louvre and Awning Roofing

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Two state of the art roofing options in garden design, what are they and what do they do? Within the last year, the use of the UK garden has increased roughly 84 minutes per month, up from the 2019 average of 114 hours annually. Utilising home and garden space and having a visually appealing environment has become a priority to many, as more of us […]

cozy alfresco dining area on a rasidential blacony with a retractable awning roof for shade and water protection

How to Create the Prefect Al Fresco Dining Area

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How to create the perfect space for enjoying al fresco dining, all year round. In the UK, the weather can be unpredictable and outdoor dining areas benefit hugely from covered or sheltered areas. With a range of patio roof structures available from IQ Outdoor Living, we can help to create the perfect al fresco dining area. Table and chairs will be required to create an […]

poolside residential outdoor dining space with a patio roof

Creating the Perfect Poolside Space

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Having an outdoor pool is an amazing home design feature in itself and can create the feel of a luxury getaway right in your own garden. Many luxury homes have the advantage of an outdoor pool and the spaces around the pool can make just as much of an impact as the pool itself. Building a modern outdoor living space is a spectacular way to […]

Umbris Louvre Roof at Sky House Design Centre

What is the difference between a Pergola, Pergoda and Pagoda?

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Make sure you pick the right outdoor structure for your garden design During the Summer months getting gardens and outdoor spaces ready for garden parties, BBQ’s and relaxing weekends in the sun is a major trend. Summer is the perfect time to make the most of outdoor living and update gardens. But we all know that the British Summer always comes with its fair share […]

Whats New in our Showroom This Summer?

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Come along to our outdoor living showroom this summer and find out how you can make sure you can use your garden to its full extent all the way through the season. Our large outdoor living show spaces are situated through the complex at Sky House Design Centre offering a broad spectrum of outdoor living solutions to integrate into your garden design. The Umbris Zone […]

Make Your Patio Roof ‘Smart’

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The use of home technology provides ease to your everyday life, allowing you to control your lighting, open your blinds and turn your heating on before you get home, all at the touch of a button. As well as having this smart home automation within your home, it is now possible to have the same control outdoors. Many of our patio roofing systems can be […]