Cooking indoors on a summer day can increase your home's temperature and force your aircon to go into overdrive, resulting in higher energy bills. Outdoor kitchens can be more energy-efficient and are ideal for cooking and entertaining in the summer, like this outdoor kitchen makeover with pizza oven by member @jeffjen.
There's nothing like having a dip in your own pool to beat the summer heat. Experienced Workshop member @ProjectPete's custom pool build includes a laying platform and sitting ledge to enjoy leisurely dips and drinks by the poolside.
The Bunnings Workshop community can assist with more inspiration and advice for keeping your home and garden cool in the summer. Don’t hesitate to start a discussion and tell us what you would like to achieve. We’re here to help.