STYLISH OUTDOOR PRIVACY WALL
If you don’t want prying eyes looking in on your outdoor space, a privacy wall makes a great addition to your deck or patio. Here are six easy steps to create a modern-look outdoor privacy wall, that’s easy to build yourself!
What you’ll need:
can of paint, paint tray and paint brush
STEP 1: Prepare the frame
Build a frame from exterior-grade lumber to dimensions that fit your deck or patio.
Make it as large or high as desired, but make sure the structure is well-supported by adding vertical boards, if needed.
STEP 2: Draw cut lines
Measure the width of the frame and mark your lumber with this length.
STEP 3: Cut the lumber
Saw to cut the lumber to the width of the frame.
STEP 4: Attach the cut lumber
Screw the lumber onto the frame. Use a thin piece of wood between the planks as you screw them on to make sure the gap between each board is equal.
STEP 5: Paint your wall
Choose a Sico paint colour that fits the mood and setting you’re after for your backyard, deck or patio. Then, paint the wall. Pro tip: Paint the planks with an angled brush for greater precision and better coverage between the boards. Let dry.
STEP 6: Decorate your space
All that’s left to do is decorate your exterior ‘room’ with furniture and accessories you love. Enjoy!
Your outdoor haven is ready. Not only does the wall provide privacy, it also adds a stylish modern look. You’re sure to get lots of compliments at your next barbecue!
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