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Gazebos are an excellent addition to any type of garden whether big or small. They are a perfect accessory because they not only beautify the garden but also offer a lot of practical benefits. For instance, they can serve as shade from hot sun and place of relaxation. Furthermore, your garden gazebo can house your family grill, and serve as a place to relax during summer.
Gazebos come in different styles; a classic gazebo will have a turreted rooftop, or an octagonal frame, or both. One of the features of a gazebo is that it does not have a foundation. The most important factor you need to consider when planning to set up a gazebo is its area.
There is a wide range of gazebo designs and sizes; ultra-modern gazebo designs are available now in kiosk-style designs, porch designs, airwave pop-up designs, poolside pergola designs, and many more. Some of the tips to keep in mind when building your garden gazebo are as follows:
Understand your needs
It is essential to comprehend the reason why you are creating a gazebo. Apart from knowing why you are erecting a gazebo, you should have a proper understanding of how you intend to use it before building it. You don't need a large gazebo if you only need it for hanging out and making shade in the opposite direction from the sun. A small-sized gazebo should be considered again if you have a little yard. You need a bigger gazebo if you intend to use it to entertain. If you are using a gazebo to cover a hot tub, you will need a bigger one with the perfect size to fit beyond the frame of the hot tub.
Use natural materials
There are wide ranges of materials available to make a gazebo. Wood is one of the best materials to consider when building a gazebo. Wood structures are perfect because they are sturdy, stable, and are ideal for most environments.
Add personal touch
You can add some character to your gazebo by adding small flower pots, and some benches. These personal touches will not only make your gazebo attractive but also give it a creative and unique look.
One of the best ways to make this summer awesome for your family is to build a gazebo in your garden. Follow the tips above when creating your garden gazebo and enjoy relaxation and shade it can offer.
In hot climates, gazebos add value to your property when you go to sell, so talk to your real estate professional about the best style for your area.