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5 Ways to Warm Up Your Outdoor Living Space for the Fall

There's no better season to enjoy the outdoors than fall. Fall is one of the best seasons temperature-wise, which means it's the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. An outdoor living space is easy to prepare and warm up. In order to be able to take advantage of outdoor living during the fall, there are a few things to consider and be prepared for - such as introducing a patio cover and some type of heat.
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10 Tips to Add Aesthetics To Your Porch Area

Landscape lighting is a great way to add some aesthetic appeal to your home's exterior. You can use landscape lighting to illuminate walkways, patios, driveways, and even steps leading up to your front door. There are many different types of lights that you can choose from, including floodlights, spotlights, downlights, track lights, and recessed lights.
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How to Lower Your Water Bill by Changing Your Landscaping

Landscaping provides aesthetic value to your home. It benefits the environment too. But the plants and trees you have in your home need water to stay alive. You pay for the water that is supplied to your home. It makes sense to use the precious resource intelligently.
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Help Us Save California One Lawn at a Time

Patagonia Building Supplies recommends that clients replace natural grass lawns with our high-quality artificial grass. We strongly encourage our residential and commercial clients to contact their local municipalities for the most recent information on water rebates and conservation. We can help save California one lawn at a time with your interest and assistance.
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Let's heatwave-proof your backyard

It's been a hot one over the past two months. June & July were not only blazing hot in the US but also in the EU, and all over the world. We have taken our fair share of the brunt down in sunny Southern California. But we live in CA because we love the weather, the nature and the outdoors.
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How to Hardscape a Sloped Yard: Options & Ideas

Not all pieces of land are completely flat. Indeed, some may have steep slopes. If you have a property with land like this, it is possible you've felt hopeless in your desire to have your own.
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DIY Adventures - How to Build a Paver Walkway

Sometimes, all an outdoor living space needs is a walkway, connecting it to the home, or other buildings at a commercial property. While not necessarily 'easy', this type of project can be done by the home owner, as you'll see here:
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5 Outdoor Uses For Mexican Clay Pots

In this article we will be talking about the increasingly popular Mexican clay pots and how they can be utilized in any outdoor setting. They are a traditional Mexican form of folk-art using clay or ‘barro’. They really do make beautiful pieces in any outdoor space whether they are used for plantings, as a table base, as an umbrella stand, as a mobile grill or as a decorative place to store some of your everyday gardening tools.
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Porcelain Paver Ideas

Since their introduction just a few years ago, porcelain pavers have swiftly become the latest trend in outdoor living design. Homeowners adore the modern appearance, durability, stain resistance, and ability to mimic interior design patterns to create an indoor-outdoor flow. Porcelain pavers can be utilized in various ways, whether on their own or as part of a larger material design. Read more about Porcelain Paver Ideas »

Applications for Stone Veneer

Outdoor living and entertaining spaces have gained an increasing level of importance among homeowners. This can be seen in the growing popularity of outdoor kitchens, BBQs, and pizza ovens. People also want to explore unique and aesthetically versatile materials without compromising on durability. Everyone loves the elegance of natural stone, but it is expensive and heavy. Manufactured stone veneer can provide you the look and feel of natural stone without all the cost.
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Top Synthetic Turf Applications

Here at Patagonia Building Supplies, we pride ourselves on offering all our clients the best quality synthetic turf products for all types of applications including putting greens, residential or commercial lawns and playgrounds. Talk to one of our friendly team members today for all you need to know about our range of synthetic grass products.
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Advantages of Sandstone

Sandstone is another natural stone that you can use for your home improvement or landscaping project. Its earthy color can make your outdoor feature or amenity more appealing and elegant. But you have to be careful when choosing this stone type since there are varieties that are inferior. Make sure that your supplier only offers the best types of sandstones!
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Best Uses for Travertine

You may have noticed that ‘Travertine’ has become a very popular material nowadays. It is a beautiful looking natural stone and can really enhance the look of any landscape setting. Travertine can be used in paver form for your patios, walkways and pool surrounds. Being a natural stone means that it is an ideal outdoor material and will only look better as it weathers!
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Types of Pavers

One of the most popular products used for outdoor hardscaping features like driveways, patios, walkways and pool decks is of course ‘Pavers’. They have so many great characteristics that it is no wonder they are so widely used in the industry. Pavers are easy to install, durable, aesthetically pleasing and very low maintenance; you really can’t go wrong with choosing pavers for your next project!
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Brick Uses and Applications

It is no surprise that brick has been used for various building purposes for centuries. It is one of the most commonly used products for the construction of houses because it is an extremely durable and strong material. Nowadays, we are seeing that brick pavers are widely used for hardscaping projects such as driveways, patios, walkways and sidewalks.
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Choosing the Right Boulders

There are so many different applications for landscape boulders in both residential and commercial settings. Some of the more common uses include smaller retaining walls made with boulders and also garden beds made with natural stone boulders. They really make a statement for they are natural and therefore irregular and will look amazing in any landscape garden!
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The Beauty of Flagstone

We can supply you with some of the most beautiful looking flagstone that you have ever seen. Flagstone is the ideal material for a wide range of hardscaping options that includes patios, walkways, outdoor kitchens, driveways and pool surrounds. Talk to one of our friendly team members for all you need to know about this great natural stone material!
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