Sunniland Patio Articles

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

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 Make Straps from a Strap Roll

By Jeff on Mon - Apr 30, 2018

When our vinyl strap patio furniture gets old and needs a face uplift there are several options you can chose from: send the chairs to the repair shop, or replace them yourself by ordering pre-cut straps or ordering the strap roll.

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained, Patio Furniture How To's

How to measure replacement patio cushions

By Oriana Chacon on Tue - Jul 25, 2017

Hi it's Jeff with Sunniland patio. Today I wanted to talk about our universal replacement patio cushions we offer. Welcome to my shop! You can either watch the video above or read the summary step-by-step transcript below.

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Topics: Cushion Styles, Patio Repair Parts Explained

How to fit rectangular patio chair leg caps

By Oriana Chacon on Sat - Jun 10, 2017

Today Jeff is going to show you how to measure and install rectangular patio chair leg caps. Watch the video or follow the instructions below.

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained

Refreshing your vinyl strapping? Don't paint, don't even try it! Replace!

By Oriana Chacon on Wed - May 3, 2017

If you’re thinking of sprucing up your patio furniture by giving it a change of color
and hiding any unseemly stains or blemishes through wear and tear you have two options. Either undertaking the fiddly job of painting the vinyl straps on your exterior chairs or replacing the vinyl strapping altogether.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Patio Repairs, Patio Repair Parts Explained, Patio Furniture How To's

3 reasons you need chair leg protectors for your patio furniture

By Oriana Chacon on Tue - Apr 11, 2017

I know what you're thinking; I've thought it too. You buy an expensive set of patio furniture and some years down the line a little piece of plastic has fallen off. It's just an insignificant bit, why would you even bother replacing it?

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained

The Ultimate Guide To Patio Furniture Feet Protectors & Glides

By Oriana Chacon on Sat - Aug 6, 2016

When you first buy your outdoor patio furniture set it comes ready to look great in your backyard. The finishes are polished, the cushions are fluffed and the feet glides are brand new. However, after a few years of wear and tear the cushions may need new covers and your patio furniture feet protectors may need to be replaced. That's when you enter the world of replacement feet protectors or "glides" as they're commonly called and discover that you have no idea where to start looking. You're not sure if you need protectors, glides, caps, cups, inserts or felt-pads. Oh My!

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Topics: Patio Repair Parts Explained