Sunniland Patio Articles

How To Create a Resort-Feel Backyard

By Jeff on Thu - Aug 2, 2018

One of the nicest things a home owner can experience is the feeling of staycation: when you vacation in your own home. Usually replicating the decor and feel of a resort like setting takes a bit of craft and effort when shopping for your patio furniture. So today we give you the top tips on how to make your backyard feel like a resort so you can really live out the experience of a a getaway inside your own home.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends, Patio Furniture How To's

How To Use Aromatherapy In Your Hot Tub

By Wade on Mon - Jul 23, 2018

The experience of enjoying a relaxing evening in your hot tub after work is one of the reasons why we all want to buy a hot tub sooner or later. Among the benefits of having your own hot tub, de-stressing hydrotherapy massages and weekend staycations in your own home come to mind first. Yet there is another benefit: enjoying a healing session of aromatherapy right in your hot tub.

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Topics: Hot Tubs How To's

Types of Wrought Iron Glides

By Jeff on Tue - Jul 17, 2018

Cast iron and wrought iron furniture, almost always come with hollow disk like feet that bring wide, plastic disk like glides inserted so that your patio floor is protected from scratches caused by the iron feet. These types of glides are called "wrought iron glides” since they are exclusively used for wrought iron and cast iron furniture. There are many types of wrought iron glides, for this reason the question that’s asked the most is “which type of wrought iron glide do I need for my furniture?”. Today we’re going to give you a guide to help you determine just that!

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained, Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How To Measure and Install a Stud Glide

By Jeff on Mon - Jul 16, 2018

Today we bring you a quick tutorial on how to measure and install stud glides. If you are a visual learner, check out the video tutorial created just for you.

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained, Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How to Pick the Right Rivet

By Jeff on Mon - Jul 2, 2018

First, some basic definitions: A rivet is the small plastic “clip” that inserts in the side hole and holds the strap in place.

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained, Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How to Measure and Install Sling Rail Endcaps

By Jeff on Mon - Jul 2, 2018

Here’s a simple guide to measure and install sling rail endcaps. However if you are a visual learner and prefer the video tutorial, we created one just for you! Click HERE.

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained, Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How To Replace a Chaise Lounge Sling

By Jeff on Wed - Jun 27, 2018

If your sling chaise lounge looks like the picture above, it’s time to replace it and give new life to your furniture. For some, this means finding a repair shop to get it repaired, and if you need help choosing the best repair shop around you check out this article.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How to Measure Straps for Replacement

By Jeff on Mon - Jun 25, 2018

Sometimes fixing furniture is not as easy as it may seem, and we need a little guidance in the process. Today we’d like to show you how to properly measure straps to replace them on your strap patio chair or strap chaise lounge.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How To Do Basic Hot Tub Maintenance

By Wade on Fri - Jun 1, 2018

The shelf life of your hot tub depends on how often you perform the basic hot tub maintenance to keep it running clean and without any problems. It’s important to keep a regular maintenance routine so that you can enjoy your hot tub for years to come. Let’s go over the steps of the most basic hot tub maintenance you should be doing twice a week or weekly.

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Topics: Hot Tubs Maintenance

Patio Furniture Trends for Summer 2018

By Jeff on Thu - May 31, 2018

With spring in the air, it’s the season for enjoying the outdoors! And where better to enjoy than your own backyard. For many of us, before enjoying our backyards, we like to rearrange, redecorate and redesign the way our backyard space looks with the latest trends and designs.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

How to Install a Double Wrap Vinyl Strap

By Jeff on Tue - May 29, 2018

When it comes to broken straps on chaise lounges, especially the ones that come double wrapped, it can be tricky to try to replace them all by yourself at home. That’s why we got your back! Today we’re going to show you how to replace double wrapped vinyl straps on your chaise lounge.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How To Replace Adjustment Brackets

By Jeff on Wed - May 23, 2018

When you first buy a chaise lounge it works perfectly for a few years, but after those years in the sun the adjustment brackets that allow you to recline to different degrees start to break, oh no! What do you do then? Well, you replace them!

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs