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How to Child Proof your Backyard

By Jeff on Wed - Oct 3, 2018

As a parent, one of the most important things to consider when building your patio is child safety. We love our children even when they draw on the walls, jump on the furniture, or get close to the pool to get a toy that fell in, and as a result we should strive to create the safest backyard where they can comfortably play in, and you can have peace of mind.

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Topics: Patio Furniture How To's

Should You Buy Low-End Big Box Retailer Patio Furniture or High End Quality Patio Furniture?

By Jeff on Fri - Sep 28, 2018

When homeowners are deciding what kind of patio furniture to buy, there are two clear options: buy inexpensive furniture at Target and Costco, or opt for quality and style furniture at your local patio store. This is the dilemma on most customer’s minds when they do price shopping “Do I save on low-quality patio furniture, or invest on high- quality patio furniture?” It’s such a hot topic that there’s a thread on this subject hosted on the famous website Houzz (LINK), that spans 13 years! And people are still commenting with their experiences. So we decided to rank the furniture types and give you the details on where to shop, prices, customization, materials, replacement parts, and warranties. 

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

Top 5 Patio Furniture Brands

By Jeff on Tue - Sep 25, 2018

When it’s time to shop for patio furniture at our local patio furniture store we may become overwhelmed by the varied offerings from distinct brands. Each store may stock a variety of designs from one brand or many, so it can get tricky to identify the best brands to shop from. This is why we’ve written this short guide outlining our opinion for the top 5 brands for patio furniture, that way you are prepared when you go shopping.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

A Guide To Patio Furniture Materials

By Jeff on Mon - Sep 24, 2018

When it comes to patio furniture, there’s many materials to choose from depending on what type of style and function you seek to create in your backyard. We’ve created this short guide on furniture materials to give you an idea of what type of materials to shop for.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

How To Install Stem Glides

By Jeff on Thu - Aug 30, 2018

There’s one common problem that all swivel rocker owners will complain about after a few years… that is the screeching noise your rocker tends to make when the stem glides are worn out and you try to move it around. Today we’re going to show you how to fix this common problem in a few simple steps.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs

How to Use Patio Furniture as Indoor Furniture

By Jeff on Wed - Aug 29, 2018

Hi there! We’d like to present you with a short guide on choosing which patio furniture to use as indoor furniture. If you have no idea why anyone would want to use patio furniture as indoor furniture, here’s a short article on "3 Reasons To Use Patio Furniture as Indoor Furniture”. Let’s dig in!

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

3 Reasons To Use Patio Furniture as Indoor Furniture

By Jeff on Thu - Aug 23, 2018

For new home owners and those eternal interior designers of their home, there’s nothing more exciting than decorating or redecorating the different areas where family life happens. After all having the same dining room set or sofa set can get old after a couple of years. There’s a great selection of indoor furniture always readily available online and in showrooms near you, however, if you’d like to think outside the box and do something radically different from the norm, you could use patio furniture as living room or dining room furniture! It gives you a fresh new touch that you won’t find anywhere else. Here’s 3 reasons why using patio furniture as your indoor furniture is a solid idea.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Design & Trends

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

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: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs, Patio Repair Parts Explained

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: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs, Patio Repair Parts Explained

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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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