How to Create an Outdoor Living Space for Winter

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Creating your cosy outdoor living space for the winter Outdoor spaces are a luxury for most people, with outdoor space becoming a premium in most cities and urban spaces. In order to make the most of your outdoor space, it should be usable all year round, not just in the summer. The cold, gloomy winter months can present obstacles for outdoor use, so many of […]

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 […]

Camargue Skye in small garden above a outdoor kitchen

The Camargue and Camargue Skye

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What are the differences between the Camargue and the Camargue Skye? IQ Outdoor Living is delighted to announce our partnership with Renson®, and that we are now official suppliers of the Camargue and the Camargue Skye patio roofs.  So, what are the Camargue and the Camargue Skye, and how do they differ? The Camargue and the Camargue Skye are both variants of a garden roofing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free Standing Umbris Louvre Roof

The modern version of a pergola for contemporary garden design

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Beautiful pergola designs to create a back garden oasis for modern homes What is a pergola? Traditionally the pergola is a timber framed structure constructed in gardens, covered in vine plants and often with an integrated seating area. These structures were purposefully designed with framework that encouraged plants to work their way over the wooden beams in the roof to provide shade during warm Summer […]

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 […]