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Archive for January, 2013

Florida pool screen enclosures

This is the eleventh of 12 Ways to Revitalize Your Outdoor Living Area which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.

When you think of a Florida homeowner’s pool, you probably picture it within a screen enclosure. On the other hand, at upscale resorts, spas, and hotels, you will usually find unscreened pools.

There really is no right answer to whether you should have a screened enclosure around your pool. It is really about what works best for you. Below are several points to consider when deciding whether to screen, or not to screen.

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Outdoor Kitchen in Florida

This is the tenth of 12 Ways to Revitalize Your Outdoor Living Area which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.

The phrase dining “al fresco” comes from the Italian language and literally translates to “at a fresh temperature” — which is a fitting expression for those of us who love to eat outside.

Outdoor Kitchen Florida 02If you are a fan of al fresco dining, then you probably enjoy charming picnics, quaint European cafes, and sunny family barbecues. Imagine expanding your dining space to your pool area. Every night will be an opportunity to eat under the stars.

What could you cook in your outdoor kitchen? In Florida, you could cook ribs, steaks, corn on the cob, chicken, shrimp, bratwurst…pretty much everything YEAR ROUND! Whether your grill is freestanding or an elaborate built-in unit, you are only limited by your imagination when it comes to outdoor menus.

More ambitious cooks and fans of outdoor dining may opt for extra luxuries like an outdoor refrigerator for keeping drinks and sides cool. Wine lovers may add in a professional wine chiller. A built-in sink is extra handy for clean-up.

What else would you add to your outdoor kitchen?

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