Friday, 12 December 2008

3 Necessities For A Awesome Garden Party Gazebo

By Jeff Johnson

A garden party gazebo is like any other gazebo that you might want to put in your garden with a few features integrated in to it for the convenience of having party. While there are some garden party gazebos that are temporary and can be put up and taken down on a whim, there are also some that homeowners have put up to be permanent fixtures in their gardens. Some garden party gazebos are made to be easy to put up with metal rods and tarpaulin, pretty much like a tent. Coleman garden gazebo choices are varied and lightweight as well as easy to put up and dismantle.

Essential Facilities: Water and Electricity

Before you throw a garden party in your gazebo you need to be sure there is adequate power running to the structure. This is necessary for electrical appliances, music, lights or anything else you can think of which needs power for a party. Without power it can become very frustrating for individuals that have to keep going back to the main house to check on food and what not, especially if the garden party gazebo is located a fair distance from the house. Taking this into consideration you can see why having power readily available can make or break your garden party. Always make sure that someone who is licensed and bonded installs you permanent wiring so you know that the job will be done correctly. Running good heavy electrical chords is also a viable option for power if needed.

As well as the electrical issue you also have the issue of water to consider. Where is it going to come from. It definitely is a necessity so you must plan that out and find a good location for it. You don't want to find yourself and you guests having to carry water out. If the garden gazebo that you have is a simple set up and take down unit. Make a designated place for it and set up the needed utilities right there at hand so they will always be there when you need them.

The Proper Flooring

Another important feature to your garden gazebo is flooring. If you gazebo is a temporary one it would be nice if you had a concrete slab in the place where you put the gazebo so that you have the comfort of a hard flat surface to walk on and not the uncertain and uneven ground that can cause tripping. If you have a permanent structure having steps leading up to it is a really great benefit in keeping the water out of the structure while it is raining. If the structure is just a temporary one obviously steps are not a necessity but they would be an advantage just the same.

Convenience is always the issue for a smooth running party. If things are readily available for your guests then they will more than likely have a good time. Be perpared with a convenient set up for you garden party gazebo.

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