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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Umbris Patio Roof The Oak Deane

Specialist Finishes for Garden Structures

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It’s a great feeling to open the door with and view greenery all around your garden BUT what do you do when you don’t have the space and you want to extend? Adding a patio roof to your garden would be a fantastic feature and also a perfect way to combine your indoor-outdoor living space. These bespoke garden structures can be designed and installed into […]