The Top Ways To Get Yourself Some Much-Needed Privacy In Australia.

michael 4 Min Read

There are two things that many Australians say that we are running out of year-on-year. One of them is space and the other is more privacy. It seems almost impossible to get any kind of quality time to yourself nowadays and there always seems to be someone looking at what you’re doing or not minding their own business. People tell us that our castle is our home and yet every time we look out of the window, we see a neighbour looking right back at us. Obviously, our neighbours are not doing this deliberately but it gives you an idea of how close we live together and how privacy is seen as a privilege rather than a right.

We are blessed with good weather here in Australia and so we like to spend a great deal of time outside in our garden having the odd barbecue or five and enjoying some beverages with friends and family. We would like this to be a private affair and to not have the neighbours who we have not invited looking over the fence and making us feel uncomfortable in our own homes. There are some simple things that you can do to get privacy and you could invest in some outdoor decorative screens that you can place around the area where you will be relaxing. They come in many different sizes and are decorated differently to blend into any background.

The following are some other top ways to get yourself some much-needed privacy here in Australia.

    • Maybe plant some trees & shrubs – You might be saying to yourself that this is an unrealistic suggestion because it takes years for trees to grow tall enough to provide you with the privacy that you want. Luckily, you can buy fully grown trees nowadays that can be delivered right to your home and planted in your ideal spot to enjoy your favourite book. Shrubs are a little easier to grow quickly and so provide them with some compost and lots of water and you will see quick results.
    • Put up some fencing – Wooden fencing is a very natural addition to any property and it lets your neighbours clearly know where their property ends and where yours begins. It takes away some of the ambiguity that you are currently experiencing because there is nothing separating your garden from that of the neighbours next door. The fencing will also keep out not only unwanted neighbours but also animals that don’t belong to you.
  • Invest in some outdoor umbrellas – These are incredibly colourful and add some much-needed fun to any garden space. If you have a patio area then you can place them around that to not only shade you from the midday sun but also to provide you and your family members with some much-needed privacy.

These are just some ideas that will allow you to get the privacy that you crave that you are unable to get at this moment. We work hard all week long and so it seems only fair that when we return to our homes that we should be able to be able to spend quality time either by ourselves or with the ones we love.

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