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5 Hidden Benefits of Outdoor Rooms and Patio Enclosures

Many people are unaware of the other benefits of outdoor rooms and patio screening besides the obvious one of keeping insects at bay.

People are usually aware of the more obvious benefits that animals can bring, but they are less aware of the other, just as important, benefits that animals can provide. These benefits can be both physical and mental and can have a profound impact on our overall health and wellbeing. 

Here are some of the hidden benefits of outdoor rooms and patio enclosures.

1) Reduces Glare Without Compromising Visibility

The walls of outdoor rooms and patio enclosures help reduce glare from the sun and from nearby floodlights, without compromising the visibility. 

This is because they help cause a difference in reflected luminance between the bright sky and the darker interior of the room. This is especially important if we are trying to keep an eye on something that’s outside, like children playing or pets out at night.

2) Keeps Things Clean

We all feel that sense of freedom when we step outdoors. It’s a feeling of being able to move around, to be able to do things and be free of the walls inside our home. But sometimes that sense of freedom can be ruined because of the mess that’s been left behind.

You have to clean up debris, and perhaps even worse, you have to clean up after your pets. You don’t want that mess to ruin the pleasure of being outdoors.

3) Added Storage

Some of your favourite things may need to be stored. Some of these items may be too large to fit inside or even in a shed outside. You can gain all of the additional storage that you need, without building a new structure, by installing patio enclosures.

Maybe you have a lot of gardening tools. Maybe you have a lot of patio furniture or other things that you want to store. You don’t have to give it up, you can add storage and use it on a when-needed basis.

4) A Touch of Aesthetic

We often make our outdoor rooms look like an extension of the inside. That’s fine. But you can also make it have its own distinctive look. You can add different types of screening material, or you can try different ways of framing the screen.

The more creative you are, the more likely you are to enjoy the outside space. If you are going to spend your time outdoors, you want it to be just as enjoyable as the inside.

5) Makes Your Outdoor Area Unique

If you want to make your outdoor spaces unique, one way is to use patio enclosures. There are a variety of shapes, sizes and colours to choose from. You should have no trouble finding something to fit your particular tastes.


Outdoor rooms and patio enclosures are a great way to add to your living space. You can make them as big as you want or as small as you want. They can be placed anywhere in your yard, or you can build them on your patio or deck. 

Build your own patios on the Sunshine Coast with the help of Excelfit. We are a design and construction firm that has all the resources you need for your building projects. Get in touch with us today to learn more.

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