Posts Categorized: Outdoor Living

Your Guide to Awning Windows

Of the many types of windows that exist in homes today, awning windows stand out because of their simplicity and high performance. Awning style windows work wonderfully in certain places of a home and also with many types of interior design themes. To help you get to know this kind of window a bit better,…

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The Top 10 Patio Doors to Consider This Summer

As a homeowner, you want to maximize every square inch of your home and enjoy each space to the fullest extent. One of the best ways to do this is to expand your living space beyond just the exterior walls and spend time relaxing and socializing in comfortable outdoor areas too. Patio doors connect the…

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How Large Scenic Doors Can Enhance the Style and Function of Your Home

An increasing number of homeowners are embracing the indoor/outdoor lifestyle trend and looking to enjoy the beauty of nature right outside their doors. Large scenic doors that lead out onto a back patio, upper-floor balcony, or side porch are wonderful upgrades for a home because they transform your space in an enjoyable and affordable way….

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6 Must-Do Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to implement these 6 outdoor spring home maintenance projects. 1. Clean gutters Consider this a bi-annual outdoor maintenance task. Look in gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. 2. Inspect your roof Look for curled and missing shingles, rusted…

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Kitchen Remodel? Garden Design? Home Renovation?

Where do you turn for your home improvement project, whether you’re dreaming, planning, or full steam ahead? Here’s a round-up of resources with photos, ideas and the people to help make it all happen. Start in your own backyard with Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine  – a local Atlanta presence for nine years. You’ll find articles on everything…

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What turns rennovations into Home Improvements?

Adding brightness and sunlight. Upgrading your home to a comfortable place in all seasons. Changing traffic patterns. Expanding your views. There are so many benefits you and your family can enjoy when you remodel your home. Though this video is about new constuction, it may give you design (and divine) inspiration, to turn a rennovation…

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Colors for the Home by P. Allen Smith

More and more, we’re tying the exterior to the interior in our homes. By repeating the colors inside and out, you can create a seamless feel as indoor and outdoor lifestyles meet beautifully. Here’s another video where Allen gets some help designing windows to help bring his lovely gardens into view.

Atlanta Events: Atlanta Gardens Party Hardy for Spring

Comedian Robin Williams said, “Spring is Nature’s way of saying Let’s party!” It must have been after a winter like the one we just had! But rotten winters make spring more special. Here are some beautiful Atlanta gardens where you can join Nature’s celebration. At the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, the bulbs are definitely on and…

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Lauren’s Run: Funding a CURE for Children with Cancer

“Fifty years ago, 10% of children with cancer survived. Today, nearly 80% survive. Tomorrow can’t come soon enough.” That’s the vision of CURE Childhood Cancer. It’s a vision that AVI supports with proceeds from our sales. Not only do we believe CURE’s efforts have helped with research, but that they have been a source of…

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