How to Keep Pink Stain Off Patio Furniture

Have you ever seen strange pink splotches on your outdoor furniture or cushions? You try recalling how they got there, but nothing comes to mind. Is it a set-in wine stain? Paint perhaps? It could actually be the by-product of a specific type of bacteria. Said derivate is known in the outdoor industry as “pink stain.” It’s completely harmless to humans—so no need to worry—but … Continue reading How to Keep Pink Stain Off Patio Furniture

POLYWOOD: Designs That Stand the Test of Time

We often speak of our furniture’s durability and how our products stand up to the harshest climates and decades of use, but our words can only convey so much. To prove our outdoor furniture lives up to its promises, we looked to our community to help us show and tell this story. Who better to speak to our furniture’s quality than those who actually use … Continue reading POLYWOOD: Designs That Stand the Test of Time

The History and Design of Mission Furniture

Mission-style furniture has a rich heritage and unique features that make it a standout choice in design. If you’re considering adding this style to your outdoor space, it’s a good idea to know more about it first. Outdoor furniture is a considerable investment, and understanding Mission style can go a long way in helping you make informed shopping choices for your home.  What Is Mission … Continue reading The History and Design of Mission Furniture

8 Ways to Protect Patio Furniture Against Sun Damage

Outdoor furniture is built to resist harsh weather conditions, including fading and degradation caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV rays are produced by the sun, and while no material is impervious to them, it’s possible to reduce their effects and prolong the life and looks of your furniture. Here are eight easy ways to protect your furniture from the sun. Jump to Section Buy UV-Resistant … Continue reading 8 Ways to Protect Patio Furniture Against Sun Damage

15 Holiday Items You Can Recycle (and 5 You Can’t)

The hustle and bustle of the holidays keeps us all busy, and by the end, we’re often left overloaded with unnecessary bits and baubles. The greeting cards and wreaths that were once festive are now just taking up space.  So, how do we dispose of these items responsibly? Not everything can be tossed in our curbside bins, so we’ve created a list of 20 common … Continue reading 15 Holiday Items You Can Recycle (and 5 You Can’t)

How to Winterize Patio Furniture in 4 Easy Steps

If you take your entertaining indoors during the winter months, set a few hours aside toward the end of patio season to prep your furniture for a long winter’s nap. Properly winterizing patio furniture will keep it safe from harsh weather conditions and ensure a longer lifespan.  Follow our guide to learn how to winterize your patio furniture and get a better return on your … Continue reading How to Winterize Patio Furniture in 4 Easy Steps

11 Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas to Spice Up Your Home

Fall comes around every year, bringing cooler weather, garden harvests, and changing leaves. We celebrate the season by donning thick sweaters, baking sweet and spiced treats, and filling our homes inside and out with autumnal decor. We’ve gathered 11 fall decorating ideas for outside spaces that fit a variety of tastes. From porch to patio, here’s how to bring those gourd vibes home. Jump to … Continue reading 11 Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas to Spice Up Your Home

Types of Fabric Patterns for Outdoor Use

Whether it’s time to replace your dining chair cushions or you want a few new throw pillows to brighten up your patio sectional, you’ll need products tailored in materials rated for outdoor use. Before making any purchases, do some research to figure out what you need for your home.   Browse our guide to familiarize yourself with different types of fabric patterns and the outdoor materials … Continue reading Types of Fabric Patterns for Outdoor Use

How to Recognize High-Quality Outdoor Furniture

You want to spend your money wisely on beautiful, comfortable, well-built furniture that lasts season after season. But how can you tell if the products you’re eyeing are good quality? Not to worry—we can help you. We’ve created a guide to help streamline your furniture search and make a sound investment. We also sought out Sallie Lord, Principal Designer of GreyHunt Interiors, to assist us … Continue reading How to Recognize High-Quality Outdoor Furniture

How to Throw a Bachelorette or Bachelor Party at Home

Whisking the bride or groom away to exotic locales for a huge pre-wedding bash sounds like a dream for some. For others, this may not be ideal due to busy work schedules, young kids, budgetary concerns, or other valid reasons. If you’ve taken on hosting duties, see if the guest of honor would like a bachelor or bachelorette party at home.  Staycation celebrations can save … Continue reading How to Throw a Bachelorette or Bachelor Party at Home

What Is UV Resistance & Why Is It a Must-Have Furniture Feature?

Is the color of your outdoor furniture looking dull or mottled? Are there awkward “tan lines” on cushions that have been left outside for too long? This is what happens when the sun gets its rays on things with low resistance to ultraviolet (UV) light.  UV resistance refers to a material’s ability to resist UV radiation. To better understand UV resistance, you must first know … Continue reading What Is UV Resistance & Why Is It a Must-Have Furniture Feature?

Outdoor Accent Tables Buying Guide

Accent tables are some of the most useful pieces to add to an outdoor space, bringing ample functionality, practicality, and style—all while taking up little room. These furnishings are sometimes treated as afterthoughts, with larger pieces like sofas, Adirondacks, and chaises getting the majority of attention. However, it doesn’t take long to realize how much you need one (or a few) until you reach for … Continue reading Outdoor Accent Tables Buying Guide

20 Outdoor Home Office Ideas

More and more of us are transitioning from corporate settings to home-based work environments. With added schedule flexibility and the lack of a stressful rush-hour commute, remote work certainly has its perks. But this change of scenery may be tricky for those in busy households or small spaces. Fortunately, many professionals have eased any work-from-home woes by converting their outdoor areas into office spaces. There … Continue reading 20 Outdoor Home Office Ideas

The Difference Between a Pergola and a Gazebo

Pergolas and gazebos are excellent backyard additions. However, they’re very different, and one may be better for your lifestyle than another. To help you decide which would fit you better, we’ve put all the relevant information you need to know about the difference between pergolas versus gazebos in one neat and tidy package. We’ve also tapped into the mind of Anthony Carrino, a renowned interior … Continue reading The Difference Between a Pergola and a Gazebo

17 Poolside Furniture and Decor Ideas for Serious Staycation Vibes

The best part about having a pool is that it automatically turns your backyard into an outdoor oasis. Whether you’re sunbathing (chilled drink in hand) on a chaise lounge, hosting weekend pool parties, or enjoying a moonlit dip, there are endless ways to unwind. The right patio furniture, color schemes, and decorations for your pool will instantly enhance these dreamy scenes. If you’re ready to … Continue reading 17 Poolside Furniture and Decor Ideas for Serious Staycation Vibes