Month: June 2014

Summer’s hottest ‘deck-cessories’

(HIB) - Whether it’s a cookout for friends or a quiet conversation with family, the backyard deck is the hot spot for summer living. So what’s trending now when it comes to making that space as stylish and functional as it can be?“The line between indoor and outdoor living spaces continues to blur,” says HGTV/diy network …

Simple updates create the perfect outdoor living space in your backyard

(HIB) - In the summer your backyard can quickly become the most important “room” of your home. However, you aren’t alone if your backyard looks outdated and lackluster. Weather conditions can be tough on outdoor areas, but with a few simple updates, you can create the perfect outdoor living space.Backyard gatesUsually the first thing you and …

Prepare your home for outdoor entertaining this summer

(HIB) - After a long winter trapped indoors, nothing beats a great backyard get-together to catch up with old friends, introduce yourself to new neighbors or just enjoy a beautiful day.Now that the weather is warmer, you may be thinking about your first gathering of the season, but before the guests arrive, get your backyard in …