How To Use Your Outdoor Living Room Year-Round

How To Use Your Outdoor Living Room Year-Round

Once you have created a beautiful outdoor living room, you want to enjoy it and all the backyard shade that comes with it on a year-round basis. But to do so, you’ll need a few more patio accessories that can keep you warmer and cooler as needed, protect you from wind gusts and those annoying bugs, and much more. Now that you’re ready to use your outdoor living room year-round, here are the cool patio accessories that will put the finishing touches on your outdoor living room.

Retractable Awnings

A great way to get backyard shade as well as give your outdoor living room a look all its own, retractable awnings can easily fit into any type of patio for a home. Offered in a variety of styles, colors, and designs, you can customize your retractable awning to make your outdoor living area stand out even more. Able to lower the temperature on a hot summer day by as much as 20 degrees, Rollac retractable awnings are also automated. Rather than having to get up from your comfortable chair or sofa to manually adjust your awning, you can instead sit back and push a button on the remote control.

Space Heaters and Fire Pits

When you’d like to be enjoying your outdoor living room on a cooler day or at night, a blanket may not be enough to keep you comfortable. To solve this problem and have a perfect way to continue using your patio to entertain guests in the fall and even winter, turn to space heaters and fire pits. Like awnings, you can find these items in an array of unique designs and colors. Best of all, they are very affordable and stylish, allowing you to position them wherever you want and have them fit in well with your decor.


If you’re looking for backyard shade ideas that combine protection from the sun with keeping away the wind and bugs at the same time, look no further than Rollac’s ZipShades. Able to be easily installed on any type of outdoor patio area, they blend in well with the existing design of your home. Along with the aforementioned benefits, ZipShades will also help prevent damaging UV rays from working to fade your outdoor furniture and other accessories. If children and pets will be regulars in your outdoor living room, your ZipShades come with collision detection technology. Thus, should your pets, children, or stray items find themselves in the path of ZipShades as they are being lowered, your ZipShades will stop automatically rather than bump into them.

A Luxurious Camargue

When luxury is the name of the game for your outdoor living room, a luxurious outdoor structure such as a Camargue can be the finishing touch. Offering shade and protection from the elements, your Camargue will transform your patio area into an extension of your home. In fact, you’ll hardly realize you’ve gone from the inside of your home to your outdoor living room once a Camargue is in place.

Outdoor Lighting

As the sun starts to set a little earlier, you may still want to enjoy your outdoor living room as you read a good book, entertain guests, or just enjoy the company of family members. To do so, you can install various types of outdoor lighting. Like many homeowners, you may opt for inexpensive string lights that can be displayed in many different ways and create a festive look for your outdoor living room.

With so many ways to get backyard shade and a wide variety of patio accessories from which to choose, knowing what will work best for your outdoor living room can be a challenge. Should you be wanting to learn more about how ZipShades can keep the flies and bees at bay or perhaps how a Camargue or retractable awning can give you the luxury and style you deserve, contact us here at Rollac today.