If you are lucky enough to have a pool at home and it is concrete before next year you will need to paint it so that it is in perfect condition for this summer. You can do it yourself if you have some time during the holidays, but for this you need to follow some steps, it is not just about painting.
Do or not make a pool in the garden. That could be the great non-existential doubt for the lucky owners of a garden. Because it is normal that in the middle of summer, and with the rigors of heat you can miss the pool at many times. In addition, not much space is needed to enjoy it.
Our favorite pools are not the largest or the most spectacular in design. Our favorite pools are the Mediterranean or contemporary style pools that adapt like a glove to the surroundings (patios or gardens), in which they are located. Without much noise but with style. Houzz, the platform that puts decorators and interior designers in contact with individuals, and which has more than 40 million users in the world reveals what they are.
Now it is not only possible to rent a house, you can also rent a private pool or an attic with stunning views of the city for occasional use for days or hours. The latest in the real estate sector are the new platforms (born in the shadow of Airbnb) that propose the timely rental for hours, on this occasion of one of the most desired rooms of the house such as an attic, a terrace or even a private pool .
Many of us would love to spend Sunday afternoon in this wonderful penthouse located in a coastal building in the city of Nieuwpoort, in Belgium, it has a 100 square meter terrace converted into a spacious outdoor oasis and created with materials from last generation, like HI-MACS®.
The problem of always in small houses ... You want to add a little piece of nature to your home, but you find that you have no space ... Vertical gardens are the perfect solution and one of the trends of the moment. So to solve that situation today we show you one of the DIY proposed by Bosch Home & Garden in this regard: a vertical garden suitable for balconies and small terraces, built step by step.
Surely you have to have somewhere in your memory an image of those typical steel tanks that we usually see in the field and with which animals such as cattle or horses are drunk. They are steel tanks, very resistant to outdoor conditions and do not require further maintenance.
Arriving at the end of July, it is time to condition the terraces of the beach or mountain apartment to enjoy the holidays during the month of August. Because during the holiday period, the terraces play a fundamental role at lunchtime, napping on the sunbed, dining with friends or simply sitting down and watching life go by with nothing else to do.
When choosing outdoor furniture and in particular, deciding the material with which we want it to be manufactured, teak wood is undoubtedly one of the best options. It is durable and resistant and aesthetically very warm and comfortable, and fits perfectly with virtually any style.
Although we are already almost a month after the summer has started and that we have surely considered the possibility of making some renovation or improvement to our terrace or balcony to take advantage of it better this season, the arrival of the sales is a moment that We have to take advantage to look for some alternatives.
If you are already convinced that your garden or balcony is not lacking in anything, it is because you have not seen the coolest children's furniture from Amazon. They are made of wood and do not lack detail. From the Adirondack chair (the one that is never missing in The Hamptons) to the most complete reclining hammocks with drinks and colcheta included, you can make a small hole for the little ones to enjoy the garden.
Looking for the best terraces to enjoy the summer season we find one of the corners of Barcelona from where to admire, in a single glance, the most prominent icons of the Catalan capital: from Tibidabo to the Sagrada Familia. The impressive panoramic views from the 13th floor of the AC Barcelona Forum are the culprits that it has become one of the most acclaimed terraces among travelers and locals.
Well, in case you hadn't noticed it with this tremendous heat wave, summer is here. And to try to remedy the high temperatures a little, the gardens and terraces are a key element. In general, and regardless of the heat wave, the green areas help us improve people's quality of life and promote their well-being by freeing ourselves from stress, creating a relaxing space in our home.
You are right. It turns out that Ikea has also thought that making a barbecue is one of the best ways to enjoy the garden or the terrace this summer. Therefore, among the latest news from Ikea, we can find everything you need to enjoy a full day of barbecue. From the barbecue itself, where there are many different models to choose from - including a small portable grill to have your barbecue regardless of the size of your terrace -, to the complements for cooking or even to clean the barbecue after use.
Who said red is not for summer? In the furniture of this small terrace of this boutique hotel in the center of Barcelona, they opt for red to give character and an urban and cheerful style to a terrace in which to "hide" from the city and enjoy the discretion offered by its walls and its vegetation.
For the most skeptical who are convinced that having a table on their mini balcony is impossible there are these tables flown. The system is very simple. It consists of a small structure that hangs, just like a balcony planter, but inwards and instead of a pot it becomes a small shelf or table to support what you want, (a fresh beer is what comes to me head), while enjoying the outside on your mini balcony.
The good weather also comes to your house that earns square meters by opening to the terrace or the balcony. This season's Ikea collection for the terrace is loaded with a lot of positive energy thanks to the color. In fact, they bet strongly on red but there is also room for natural fibers and especially for many new outdoor textiles.
Proposing unique designs for stylish environments is part of Diabla's distinctive character. This attitude, always open to experiment with creators of multiple disciplines, has been the germ of this series made in collaboration with British designer Jonathan Lawes who, applying his own creative universe, has designed a specific graphic for the Mona tables of Diabla.
Those who are fortunate to have a terrace or a balcony in the house or apartment know that, with the arrival of the first rays of spring sun, it seems to organize a friendly outdoor space that allows us to enjoy the moment. If it seems clear that, when creating an outdoor environment, we have to take into account furniture, such as armchairs and tables, it is quite common to forget about another quite versatile and pleasant decorative element, carpets.
No matter how small your balcony is. Among the best-selling Ikea items each summer are outdoor items suitable for exteriors of all sizes. There is no balcony so small that it does not support a bench, a decorative strip of light or a pretty pot. If you dress your little balcony in an appealing way, this little corner of the house can become your private oasis.
If there is a time in the year to enjoy some pleasant moments in an outdoor lounge, it is just now. The spring and summer days ahead are ideal to share around drinks and a good snack with friends and family. For the experience to be complete, it is important to have an outdoor room that is adapted, please and respond to the specifications of the space we have.