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We built a specialized door for this location, with a header that extends all the way to the top of the pavilion.

DIY Patio Curtains Aren’t the Way to Go

November 28, 2014

If you’re looking for outdoor curtains for patio, let us help. We’re experts and now how to get you the most bang for your buck. We appreciate a good do-it-yourselfer. We admire you weekend warriors, and we love the things that you can do with just a staple gun and a vision. But we’ve been…

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Outdoor Patio Design Should Include Your Custom Enclosure

November 26, 2014

Outdoor Patio Design and Our Enclosures Having a sturdy and durable enclosure is important, but so is maintaining your design vision for your outdoor space. Our customizable options make that possible. When you think about patio design, you probably don’t think much about the structure or the lack thereof. But the truth about design is…

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A Winter Restaurant Deck that Extends Your Carefree Summer

October 17, 2014

Warm winter decks with commercial patio enclosures from SPE! Winter sports don’t have to be painful anymore—think less parkas and more barbecues with our winter deck option. Your customer is hot dog in hand, maybe a frosty beverage in another. Not a care in the world, unless it’s how many points are on the scoreboard…

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Make Your Cold Outdoor Space Work for You Regardless of Weather

September 11, 2014

A green thumb can be quite a burden when the calendar turns toward winter and early spring and you own a wedding pavilion. If you want to keep your plants blooming and thriving, you probably spend much of your time covering and uncovering your garden and fretting about whether or not they’re surviving. You don’t…

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Need Patio Remodel Ideas for Your Business? Let Us Help!

September 11, 2014

Maybe you haven’t carefully considered your patio remodel options, or perhaps all of the options seemed too expensive or involved. Have you considered patio enclosures as a viable option? Your business can benefit from a customized patio enclosure, and our version of the remodel is much less time and cash intensive. Let us show you…

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Our cafe blind systems can also include customized doors.

What is A Four Season Patio? ROI—that’s what it is.

August 4, 2014

Commercial Four Season Patio ROI Much as we might want to believe ourselves rugged enough to handle any season when we’re outside, enjoying a meal or entertaining clients, but the reality is that many of us long for a protected space that will allow us to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors without any of…

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Enclosed Patio at Verdes Mexican Parilla

February 24, 2014

Verde’s Mexican Parilla, a popular and beautiful fine dining establishment that combines the love of family with the love of good food, is a cautionary tale about choosing the wrong product to create an enclosed patio. Verde’s had ordered from our direct competitor, looking to expand their seating area and their ability to host large…

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