Sunniland Patio Articles

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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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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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

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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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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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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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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How To Order The Right Vinyl Strap Roll

By Jeff on Fri - Apr 20, 2018

If you’re replacing the vinyl strapping on your patio chairs, chaise lounges or ottomans there are two options for buying new vinyl straps online: you can either buy them pre-cut or buy the vinyl strap roll and make them yourself. Both options will yield you new straps, however buying the straps pre-cut saves you time but getting the strap roll allows you to make more straps if you need them in bulk.

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Essential equipment for your patio furniture repair parts toolbox

By Oriana Chacon on Sat - Jul 8, 2017

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” So said Benjamin Franklin, and frankly, we couldn’t agree more. These are words to live by when it comes to keeping your patio garden furniture in shipshape condition.

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Making your own patio furniture replacement slings?

By Oriana Chacon on Thu - Jun 22, 2017

Patio furniture replacement slings are easy to order, and with the stunning collection on sale here at Sunniland Patio, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to colour, design, size and texture. But if you're one of those people who like to fix everything themselves you might be up for the challenge of making them yourself.

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