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Poolside Recreation In Arabian Ranches, Dubai

In Blog, Residential by Louise van Niekerk

Originally designed to provide shelter over a sunken seating area overlooking the lush green golf course of Arabian Ranches, this poolside gazebo underwent some major renovations after being sold into new ownership. Even though the structure lived up to the expectations of the original owners, the new residents of the villa soon realised the true potential of this outdoor living …

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Timber Fencing and Balustrades – The Sustainable Way To Go

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

When it comes to fencing off your property or parts thereof, timber fencing and balustrades have been the number one go to for ages and it isn’t hard to see why. Apart from being always in style, timber is probably the most customizable material that can be used for fencing, providing not only privacy and security but also adding to …

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Eco-Friendly Playstructures

In Blog, New Products by Louise van Niekerk

Since the 19th century, climbing frames, playstructures and apparatus were built to improve both the physical and moral development of children. Whilst sending your kids off to the park to enjoy these wonderful structures may seem like a logical solution, however many of today’s parents just don’t feel comfortable in doing so anymore. The alternative is to build such a …

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Spectacular Outdoor Transformation

In Blog, Residential by Louise van Niekerk

One would think in order to escape the ever present Middle Eastern heat and humidity a swimming pool would be an absolute necessity. However, one VIP client in Jumeirah Islands (Dubai) had a different idea. In this instance our client approached us with a very specific request to investigate ways in which to transform their swimming pool. Due to its …

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The Importance of Sustainable Timber

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

Sustainable timber is regarded as one of the most valuable natural resources available to man, more than 30% of the world’s population rely on what forests can provide – from food to building materials to firewood. With the demand for wood being so high, it is fortunate that this beautiful resource is totally renewable, and the responsibility lies with us …

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Low-Maintenance Gardens For Landlords

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

With the increase in people renting their homes, more and more landlords are entering the real estate investment market, and it’s becoming necessary for property owners to differentiate their offerings from others with more attractive options. After all, the mark of a truly savvy and experienced landlord is a beautiful, low-maintenance rental property for a low overall investment. To attract …

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Exclusive Outdoor Living in Green Community, Dubai

In Blog, Residential by Louise van Niekerk

Situated in the lush and leafy residential area of Green Community, Dubai, this outdoor living space is truly an extension of the indoors outdoors. Built on an area of the property that was seldom utilized, this living area is now in daily use. This tailor-made structure was specifically designed to accommodate separate areas for cooking, entertaining and dining, ticking all …

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Fun and Colourful Custom-Built Outdoor Kid’s Play-Area

In Blog, Commercial by Louise van Niekerk

Most of us remember playing outside as a child. Playing freely in a world of our own, we climbed, ran, swung and built, making memories we still fondly reminisce about. We can all agree that today’s kids don’t get to spend as much time outside as we once did and there are many factors contributing to this. From busy lifestyles …

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5 Ways To Enclose Your Outdoor Living Space

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

A covered outdoor living space is a great addition to any garden landscape. These living spaces provide shelter from the elements and are a great way to extend your indoor living environment to the outdoors. Cape Reed International’s creative team of designers and craftsmen are experts in creating an outdoor living space specific to each client’s need and budget. Depending …