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(8 photos) Like to grill? Halifax outdoor kitchens

(8 photos) Like to grill? Halifax outdoor kitchens | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Do you like to grill? Do you like to entertain? Check out these Halifax outdoor kitchens.
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An outdoor kitchen can be a nice addition to your Halifax deck, or patio. We can incorporate a grill, sideburner, fridge, sink, and plenty of countertop working space. novascotia.archadeck.com or (902) 444-3325
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Bugs eating you alive? (12 photos) screened porches

Bugs eating you alive? (12 photos) screened porches | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
12 photos of Halifax screened porches
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Are the black flies and mosquitoes bothering you? Check out these Halifax screened porches.
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Outstanding design and construction work here.

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Dartmouth Nova Scotia family enjoys wooden deck. (3 photos)

Dartmouth Nova Scotia family enjoys wooden deck. (3 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Halifax pressure treated wooden deck project incorporates a fence for privacy, allows for a future hot tub on the deck. Archadeck designs and builds a wooden deck with more space for Halifax home.
Deck storage box allows Halifax family to store deck furniture cushions, and childrens' toys outside.
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This deck was designed to provide privacy, and a space for a future hot tub for the Dartmouth homeowners. Access to both doors, and to the front driveway was provided. Tell us what you think.

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10 Ways to Enjoy Your Outdoor Room More (8 photos)

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Outdoor Room More (8 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Hanging out in a backyard haven is a wonderful way to savor warm weather. But what about those less-than-pleasant aspects of outdoor time,...
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It's that time of year Halifax. The weather has been warming up! Get outside and enjoy it while it lasts. This article offers some good advice to help you enjoy your Halifax porch, deck, or patio this summer. Try our site for more outdoor living inspiration: novascotia.archadeck.com

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20 Outstanding Photos of Outdoor Living Rooms

20 Outstanding Photos of Outdoor Living Rooms | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Why give up style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn any porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads
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Are you fully utilizing your outdoor space?  We have been designing and building decks, patios and outdoor spaces for close to 15 years in Halifax. The biggest change that we have seen is the way these outdoor spaces are being used. Outdoor living spaces now are being treated like an extension of the home. They are being decorated and accessorized like a kitchen or living room would be. This article illustrates 20 unique, creative, deck, patio and outdoor room designs.

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Outdoor Room of the Day: This Patio Cooks, Even in the Rain (6 photos)

Outdoor Room of the Day: This Patio Cooks, Even in the Rain (6 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
While browsing the Find Pros section on Houzz, Miron Washington came across a landscape design company with an eye-catching collection of backyard projects and a name that’s hard to resist.
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Do you love to entertain? Does your Halifax deck, or patio allow you to entertain in style? This outdoor space can be used even on a rainy day. With a backyard like this you would be the envy of your neighbourhood! Take a look at some of our recent outdoor kitchens, or call your favourite Halifax deck builder to start designing your outdoor living room today. (902) 444-3325

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6 Tips for Great Landscape Lighting!

6 Tips for Great Landscape Lighting! | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
From spotlighting trees to highlighting pathways, landscaping lights add beauty and safety to your outdoor spaces.
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Great lighting always enhances your space, inside your Halifax home or outside. Do you find yourself spending more time outside on your deck or patio, as the weather warms up? Do you want to add some curb appeal to your Halifax home or property? Check out these simple tips.

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How to Use Local Stone in Your Landscape Design (8 photos)

How to Use Local Stone in Your Landscape Design (8 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Local stone is a great material for creating a landscape design that’s timeless and durable. When thinking about landscape materials for garden design projects, consider local stone based on the shapes, sizes and colors available where you live.
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There are many options available if you are considering stone for your Halifax backyard, or landscape project. We have been seeing an increase in the use of natural stone for retaining walls, patios, pathways, and fire pits. Stone can provide a nice contrast to the other elements in your outdoor space. Check out this article or our website novascotia.archadeck.com for ideas and information.

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10 Creative Ways to Bring Structure to Your Outdoor Room

10 Creative Ways to Bring Structure to Your Outdoor Room | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Get a sense of protection and coziness with living walls, pergolas, planters and more
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Need some inspiration for your Halifax deck, patio, or outdoor space? Check out some these great projects. Walls, pergolas, and fences can add height, and profile to your space.

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Designing the Outdoor Room of Your Dreams

Designing the Outdoor Room of Your Dreams | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Outdoor rooms are one of the hottest trends going right now. A well designed outdoor space is perfect for relaxing and entertaining at home.
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Some up front planning, creative design, and quality construction will make sure you get the results you're going for with your outdoor space.

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3 Can’t-Miss Steps to Transforming an Outdoor Living Space

3 Can’t-Miss Steps to Transforming an Outdoor Living Space | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Creating an exquisite outdoor living space that everyone will envy is easier than you think – it just involves following a few can’t-miss steps.
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It's slowly warming up, but the evenings are still cool. Adding a fireplace to your outdoor space should allow you to use it more.

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Patio Details: Awning-Covered Patio and Playhouse for a Shared Property (5 photos)

Patio Details: Awning-Covered Patio and Playhouse for a Shared Property (5 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
This corner lot in Seattle features a main house as well as an attached accessory dwelling unit, or mother-in-law unit.
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A combination of deck and patio can create a nice contrast, and define functional areas.

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Deck Railing Designs

Deck Railing Designs | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Railings offer a wide range of decorative options for decks.
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Many options for deck railings.

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15 Better Ways to Enjoy Watermelon This Summer

15 Better Ways to Enjoy Watermelon This Summer | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
These smart watermelon tricks are the ultimate summer party starters.
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15 ways to enjoy watermelon this summer! 

Who knew there were 15 ways. The warm weather has hit Halifax. Time to relax on your deck or patio. Enjoy!

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Tired of staining your deck? These Halifax homeowners are grilling, and sunbathing. (19 photos)

Tired of staining your deck?  These Halifax homeowners are grilling, and sunbathing. (19 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
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Take a look at these recent composite deck installations. These low maintenance decks, only need to be hosed down once a year. If you have had enough of painting, scraping, and staining your Halifax deck, give us a call. (902)444-3325

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What You Need to Know When Considering a Cabana or Covered Patio (11 photos)

What You Need to Know When Considering a Cabana or Covered Patio (11 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Mother Nature is a fickle friend. To fully appreciate the wonders of outdoor living this summer — rain or shine — an outdoor covered structure that brings the indoors out, and the outdoors in, might be the answer for you.
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Would you like an outdoor living space for your Halifax backyard even when it's raining outside? Or maybe you would like a space to relax in the evening with a nice fire. Gazebo, cabana, porch, screened porch or sunroom. Have questions? (902)444-3325 or novascotia.archadeck.com

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What are the material options for my new Halifax deck? (5 material types)

What are the material  options for my new Halifax deck? (5 material types) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
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Are you considering having at deck built for your Halifax home?  Not sure which decking material to use? This will give you a good overview of the decking materials that are available locally. There are many different options depending on your budget, and the look you are hoping to achieve. Contact us at novascotia.archadeck.com . 

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(6 photos) Halifax family enjoys complete outdoor living area! Deck, patio, and sunroom.

(6 photos) Halifax family enjoys complete outdoor living area! Deck, patio, and sunroom. | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Halifax family hire Archadeck of Nova Scotia to build deck, patio, gazebo, cabana, sunroom, and landscape lighting.
Deck, patio and sunroom design, by Halifax deck builder allows for year round enjoyment.
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This Halifax project includes a deck, patio with firepit, sunroom, cabana, hot tub, lighting, serving bar, and an outdoor kitchen. Designed to enjoy all Halifax seasons, and allow for year round entertaining!

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LED Outdoor Lights Are The Best For Outdoor Lighting - YouTube

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, the world's finest and most trusted outdoor lighting design, installation and service franchise, is pleased to bring you these...
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This video by our sister company answers many of the questions you may have about LED lighting. Most of our lighting manufacturers have switched to LED lighting fixtures.  Many of the Halifax Nova Scotia exterior lighting installations that we have completed for Halifax decks, patios, and landscapes in the last few years are using LED lights.  Well designed, and installed lighting is a great way to enhance, not only the look, but the function of your outdoor living space.  Contact us today at 902-444-3325 or check out our web site at novascotia.archadeck.com if you have any questions.

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Free Download - Get your copy of Loving Outdoor Living Magazine

Free Download - Get your copy of Loving Outdoor Living Magazine | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
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Free magazine download! Full colour outdoor living magazine. Articles, trends, and insights. Lighting, outdoor furniture, how to create shade, best beaches, recipes, and summer cocktails!

Click to downloadhttp://goo.gl/BKj6Po

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20 Great Photos of Dream Decks

20 Great Photos of Dream Decks | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Transform your deck into a relaxing and restful retreat. Gather the ideas and inspiration you need to get your project started from these beautiful decks.
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Thinking of a new deck, or outdoor space for your Halifax home? Every great project starts with an inspiration. Check out these decks and find one you like!

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Serene Screened Porches (12 photos)

Serene Screened Porches (12 photos) | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Part two of the Outdoor Room Series continues today with a look at a variety of beautiful and comfortable screened porches. As we saw with the beginning of the series and the focus on open air covered porches and patios, having a space that combines the comfort of the indoors with the pleasure of the [...]
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It's that time of year again! The Halifax, and Nova Scotia weather just starts to warm up, and the bugs are eating you alive. We have a solution, add a screened porch to your home or cottage. Check out these beautiful screened porches!

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Creating The Perfect Porch for Entertaining

Creating The Perfect Porch for Entertaining | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
We talk a lot about the benefits of outdoor living spaces and how to plan your outdoor room. There is one place where indoor living meets outdoor living that we haven’t talked much about. The porch!
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Like any room, your outdoor space will look better with quality well-placed furniture, and the right lighting.

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TimberTech Straight Talk "Are there different types of composite decking materials?"

TimberTech Straight Talk is a forum where you get all your decking questions answered. Ask candid decking and railing questions, and get honest answers from ...
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Thinking about having a composite deck built in Halifax? Trying to make sense of your options?

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Modern Patio Furniture: Innovative Backyard Design Ideas

Modern Patio Furniture: Innovative Backyard Design Ideas | Outdoor Living | Scoop.it
Now that we are finally starting to get a little taste of warm weather, it is time to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoor living space.
What’s hot and what’s not? Read on to find out more about our favorite outdoor design trends for 2015!
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Enjoy grilling outside? Gardening? Whatever your passion, make sure your outdoor space can accommodate your needs.

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