With a few small changes, you can turn your garden or balcony into the ideal place to while away the lighter summer evenings. Here are a few of Dura Composites’ top tips:
Update your outdoor flooring
Mouldy patios or dull concrete flooring can be a real turn-off when it comes to finding somewhere to relax. Luckily Dura Composites has a range of Dura Deck Tile Resist easy lay composite decking tiles which can be placed over existing flooring to create a stunning wood-effect decking space.
If you’re renting your home and are worried about whether invest in garden decking for a space you don’t own, they couldn’t be more perfect, as they can be easily removed and relocated if you need to move. The tiles lay directly onto the floor and interlock with one another, so they don’t move around. There’s no need for any kind of complicated framing, joists or substructures to be installed beforehand, so literally anyone can do it.
And what’s more, because the tiles sit on top of your existing flooring, there’s no danger of rats or other unwanted visitors getting under your decking to nest!
Zone your garden areas
Having different areas for seating and dining and styling them differently is a great way to increase your usage of your garden so you don’t get bored. Try having a daytime eating area with a Mediterranean theme (think sunshine-y lemon yellow accessories) and a night-time seating area with a sofa set, festoon lighting and some soft throws to snuggle up under the stars with.