Beat the Summer Heat in Your Own Atlanta Backyard Oasis

Enjoying time in the great outdoors has almost become mandated due to the Covid-19 epidemic. Whether you prefer fresh powder on the slopes in the dead of winter or a blazing sunny beach in July, nearly everyone has an outdoor activity that gives them solace from the trappings of their busy daily lives. The Georgia summer is upon us now, and the warm temperatures and longer days have set the scene for relaxing in the backyard to the music of chirping birds and the comfort of a warm breeze. Make the most of your at-home getaway this year by creating your refuge to escape the sun and mosquitoes while spending time outside.

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Here are a few great ideas to start you on the way.

Shady Spots Can Be Easy and Economical

If you don’t have an Atlanta screened-in patio or a space with a pergola, you can still have an attractive and comfy shaded area in your yard. There is a vast selection of easy-to-install canopies available online and at stores everywhere. Some are enclosed with screens to keep the bugs out, and others are open, but either way, you will appreciate the shade on the hottest days. For a more creative approach, consider building your covering by using a boat sail and attaching it to three posts in the ground. This one will make your friends and neighbors wish they had thought of it first!

Brunch Under Your Patio Umbrella

One of the fastest and most popular ways to get a little shade while enjoying an outdoor meal is the use of patio umbrellas. Umbrellas come in an endless array of colors, styles, and sizes. Some are simply larger versions of a rain umbrella, with a pole that fits through the hole in your patio table or a portable weighted base, while others are enormous contraptions that cover an entire patio. No matter which variety you choose, patio umbrellas are a timeless backyard staple that will last for years if taken care of properly.

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Invest in Screens to Protect You for Years to Come

Installing patio screens is the best investment you can make in an in-home oasis to shield yourself from bug bites and UV rays while providing an extra layer of privacy. Screens allow the fresh summer breeze to keep you cool as you while away the day in your beautiful yard. Motorized outdoor shades will enable you to reap these benefits at the push of a button and offer the option to open your patio up if you wish. The best part about Atlanta outdoor shades is that they are compatible with most smart home automation systems, and can be operated with ease.

retractable screens on beautiful Forest Park porch

With these simple ideas in mind, it is very easy to create a perfect outdoor oasis with all the comforts of home. Be sure to start soon and enjoy the summer while it lasts. Contact Peachtree Blinds of Atlanta today @ (770) 664-0027 to discuss the perfect backyard shade solution.

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