Summer Fun

  1. Cool Ways of Creating the Ultimate DIY Haunted House

    Cool Ways of Creating the Ultimate DIY Haunted House

    Halloween is just around the corner, but don’t worry. There’s still plenty of time to craft your very own haunted house. If you’re planning a party and really want to impress your guests (or you just want to scare the living daylights out of the kids coming around asking for candy), here are a few do-it-yourself ideas to turn your normal living quarters into the ultimate frightful experience. jack-o-lantern

    Jack-O-Lanterns – You can start with the basics, and really, who doesn’t love a good Jack-O-Lantern? Purchase several large pumpkins and carve out some scary faces. Then, place a candle or light inside the hollowed out fruits and dim the lights. This will help to set the mood and give your home a true Halloween feel.


    Fake Graveyard

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  2. Create Your Own Oasis with a Patio Umbrella or Cabana and a Misting System or Fans from

    Create Your Own Oasis with a Patio Umbrella or Cabana and a Misting System or Fans from

    Creating an outdoor oasis is the perfect way to beat the heat.

    After all, we all want to enjoy the opportunity to relax outside, but when it gets really hot out, it's hard not to retreat inside. If you have the right equipment, you can design and build your own private oasis that will include misting systems to keep you cool even on the hottest days.

    The first thing you need to decide is what kind of sun cover you want to have. There is only so much tanning a person can do in a day- it's essential to have some cover to escape the sun, or else everyone will wind up with sunburn. There are two good choices for outdoor shade: patio umbrellas or a backyard cabana

    The cabana is more elaborate, but it offers more coverage and a wow factor that the utilitarian umbrellas can't match. On the other hand, umbrellas are more versatile and can fit in more spaces. Once you have your sun coverage,

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  3. Creative Ways to Use a Misting System

    greenhouse We’ve spent the past several months sharing thoughts, ideas and tips on how to best leverage a misting system for your home or business. Aside from the more common uses, such as cooling a private patio area or a public space like a restaurant’s outdoor dining section, there are literally dozens of different ways you can use a misting system to your advantage. Let’s take a look at a few more creative ideas that may just surprise you.

    Farms – Whether you’re raising dairy cows and beef cattle for profit or you’re breeding prize stallions, one thing all farmers have in common is the experience of unpleasant summer heat. Not only does this affect all the people who

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  4. What To Consider Before Buying a Patio Umbrella

    img_0462_1_1 As we’re all gearing up for the warmer weather (and some folks are lucky enough to already be enjoying it), it’s time to start thinking about setting up the patio. One important thing to consider is how you will shade areas of your yard that do not have trees or other fixtures to keep the hot sun from beating down. The right patio umbrella can provide the perfect solution, adding practicality and design to any outdoor area. But before you buy, here are a few important things to consider so you make the right choice.

    Assess Your Needs – First things first, you need to figure out where you’ll most likely use a patio umbrella (or several). Take a good look at your la

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  5. How a Misting System Can Bring Your Restaurant to the Next Level

    outdoor restaurant Any good restaurateur will tell you it’s a cut-throat industry. If you are going to succeed, you simply must find a way to stand out from your competition and capture the attention (and business) of more paying customers. A great way to do just that is to invest in a misting system. Let’s take a closer look at how a misting system can boost sales and propel your restaurant into a successful future.

    Comfort for your customers. One of the most obvious benefits of installing a misting product in your restaurant patio is the added level of comfort it will bring to your clientele. When people know they can still enjoy the bea

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  6. The Many Uses of Misting Systems

    5 Reasons to Get a Patio Umbrella

    You may have heard of misting systems, or perhaps you’ve even experienced their cooling relief for yourself in a friend’s back yard or at your local park, zoo or restaurant. What you may not realize, however, is that misting systems come in many different styles and, as such, can be utilized a variety of different ways. Let’s take a closer look at the different options available as well as the best uses for each.

    Low Pressure Misting Systems – These products are extremely user-friendly and are great for smaller residential areas, like porches and decks. Low pressur

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  7. How to Get the Most Out of Your Misting System

    5 Reasons to Get a Patio Umbrella

    When it comes to keeping cool in the midst of the sweltering summer heat, perhaps nothing is more effective than a misting system. When shade simply isn’t enough to ward off the climbing temps, a misting system can cool the air and provide instant, soothing relief to everyone nearby. If you’ve recently invested in one of these incredible products or you’re considering doing so, here are a few tips to help you really get the most bang for your buck.

    First, let’s understand exactly how a misting system works. It’s based on a theory known as “thermal dynamics.” This theory holds that water requires energy to change from liquid to vap

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  8. Benefits of Installing a Commercial Misting System


    As we inch closer to summer, it’s time to start thinking about creative and effective ways to stay cool once the temperatures begin to rise. For businesses, air conditioning isn’t always an option, whether it’s because the cost is too high, or it’s simply not practical. The good news is there is a great alternative. Misting systems can provide the relief your employees and your customers need without the hefty cost of running and maintaining an HVAC system.  Let’s take a look at some of the benefits your business can realize by installing a commercial misting system

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  9. Shade Sail Installation Tips


    When the summer sun begins to take its toll, shade sails offer a solution that is aesthetically pleasing, highly functional and completely practical. You can place one or more shade sails just about anywhere there are spots to anchor it, and can use them for providing shelter in your residential back yard or at your commercial facility. If you recently made or ordered one of these great products and plan on installing it as soon as the weather breaks, here are a few tips to help you get it right the first time.

    Determine your design and layout. One of the coolest things about shade sails is their versatility. You can hang them a variety of ways. The typical designs

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  10. The Many Uses of Misting Tents

    5 Reasons to Get a Patio Umbrella

    When the summer temps heat up and that sun is beating down, misting tents provide the perfect cooling relief. You may have seen one of these nifty structures at a public event, or maybe even at someone’s home. Could you use a misting tent? Let’s take a look at some of the many ways these portable, outdoor cooling centers can be utilized.

    Sporting Events – Just because the thermometer is rising doesn’t mean outdoor sports get cancelled. Aside from the importance of keeping hydrated internally by drinking plenty of fluids, why not provide your team wi

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