Balconies are addition to our buildings given to the owners to best use in the limited area. Sometimes serried ranks of balconies even spoil the owner with multiple choices as to which one to choose and when, but the most profitable and comfortable site is a single balcony, however is the adjoining the sitting room or sometimes the dinning area.
Both the ways additional balconies are ideal choices for outdoor room extensions. Small balconies offer a superb plant display to add in to the beautification of the area and larger ones could be finished in the style as the main room, so as to bring a beautiful vision to the eye. Hi-tech or a sleek city look all are possible styles to consider.
The Outdoor Area
Balconies bring spectacular urban and country views irresistible if one enjoys and plan to use the same as an outdoor dinning room but at the same time one will want to take special care to create the right ambiance. One should make the diners feel comfortable by adding the basic garden chairs, one can always dress the existing utilitarian chairs with tie on cushions made from appropriate fabric for special occasions. These can also be matched with the table linen or a party theme.
The Right Lighting
If one plan to use the balcony often it may be worth planning and installing worth proper outdoor planning system as lightening do play a vital role during the utilization of the balcony. Dinner parties at the same time also require some sort of lightening. Though candles are delightful but these do tend to flicker outdoors and at the same time attract variety of insects, unless one may enclose the candles in special lanterns or glass jars.
Different types of lamps and spot lights can be used or attached to walls and screens or hidden with the planters to cast well diffused light. These day different varieties of garden lamps are also available in the market which can be of practical means of seeing and at the same time treated as accessories.
Cooking on the Balcony
Balconies are the most irresistible when we talk and discuss out door dinners as these attract barbecue. These days there are great many lightweight free standing barbecues that take up hardly any space and which can be folded and put away at the end of the season.
Whatever type one may choose it is important to select that is best suited for ones needs and is of practical use so as to enjoy the food when ever required. It depends on the personal taste and practical considerations which barbecue is to be chosen, whether char coaled or bottle gas ones. When it is to be chosen one should be fully aware as to make sure one know how to operate it properly, so as to bring the best of use when ever required.