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 […]

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How to create an Outdoor Living Space for Summer

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Modern Garden Designs Summer is the time when we all look to spend as much time as we can outdoors, so during the end of Spring/ beginning of Summer we all start to get our gardens and outdoor spaces ready for the sunshine. In Summer we enjoy garden parties, BBQ’s and relaxing weekends in the sun. We all know that the British Summer comes with […]

How to Create an Outdoor Living Space for Winter

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Creating your cosy outdoor living space for the Winter With outdoor space becoming a premium in most cities and urban spaces, outdoor roof systems are becoming a popular trend in 2018. The cold, gloomy winter months can present obstacles for outdoor use, so many of us decide to retreat to the indoors to avoid the cold. However, the outdoors can also become a luxurious outdoor […]

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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 […]

Rethinking Outdoor Dining Areas

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When most people consider an outdoor eating area they imagine an outdoor dining set located just off the back of the house close to the kitchen. It normally occupies some corner of your patio or decking area and consists of a table and a few chairs. But the days of basic patio dining areas are over. More and more we have noticed garden designers and […]

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Why Pick an Automated Awning Roof?

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Many of us enjoy and appreciate spending time outside on your patio, garden or terrace with family and friends. This obstruction to this ‘Outdoor Living’ culture in the UK is our persistent wet weather and rainy climate. One of the beauties of a patio roof system is that it helps to create an external living space which is protected from the elements, allowing you to […]

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Use Umbris to Create A Private Rooftop Terrace

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    A rooftop terrace is an external space on a flat roof. Rooftop terraces are very popular in London, especially in the hotter months when companies and homeowners can throw the ideal summer party on their private rooftops. Private rooftop terraces can be created on any flat rooftop with an access point. These areas are perfect for parties or to relax with friends and […]

How to create the perfect outdoor entertaining area

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As the warmer months are here you can create the perfect outdoor entertaining area for your family and friends. With these simple tips, you are sure to create your flawless entertaining space which is beautifully decorated. Whilst entertaining your family and friends it’s important to have a dining area that can cater to all. Our first tip would be to choose the size of your […]