Tips to Prep Your Patio for Hurricane Season

Nothing crashes a party—or rains on a parade—quite like a hurricane. Several regions across the United States are susceptible to this fierce natural phenomenon and the destruction potentially left in its wake. Notoriously unpredictable and at times catastrophic, proper precautions should always be taken to ensure your family’s safety and minimize damage to your home.  When you’re hunkered down inside during a hurricane, a well-prepped … Continue reading Tips to Prep Your Patio for Hurricane Season

Modern Adirondack Chair Style Ideas

Originating in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, the aptly named Adirondack chair has long been synonymous with summer vacations, family campgrounds, and waterfront living. The classic silhouette is instantly recognizable with its tall slatted back, sloped seat, wide armrests, and relaxed recline. But throughout the past several years, new iterations of the iconic Adirondack have been cropping up across the U.S. and beyond.  Perfect for bucolic … Continue reading Modern Adirondack Chair Style Ideas

Bar-height & Counter-height Furniture Comparison

Outdoor furniture that looks great, needs minimal maintenance, and withstands weather and daily use Is a tall order, but our bar- and counter-height furniture does it all—and then some. These pieces and preconfigured sets stand up to spills, stains, and stormy weather, and all come with our promise of lasting durability. We also design all of our bar and counter seating with footrests for added … Continue reading Bar-height & Counter-height Furniture Comparison

Comparing Outdoor Dining Set Styles

Order up! With our all-weather dining sets, you always have a standing reservation (and your table is always ready). Stains and spills and seasonal weather are no match for our heavy-duty materials, and our range of styles promises one that will suit your space perfectly.   This comparison guide dishes out all the information needed to find the dining set of your dreams. You can meet … Continue reading Comparing Outdoor Dining Set Styles

8 Patio Setups Inspired by National Parks

This summer, we’re looking to Mother Nature for fresh ways to style outdoor spaces. And lucky for us, our country is home to some of her finest features. Enjoy these patio designs and palettes that pay homage to eight of our favorite national parks across the US, from sea to shining sea. We hope you leave it (this article) better (and more inspired) than you … Continue reading 8 Patio Setups Inspired by National Parks

Behind the Collaboration: A Moment With Martha Stewart

We asked, Martha answered. Get a glimpse into the story behind the Martha Stewart by POLYWOOD Collection, plus style and entertaining suggestions from America’s favorite lifestyle expert. POLYWOOD: How does the Martha Stewart by POLYWOOD partnership reflect your lifestyle brand? Martha: For over 30 years, it’s been our intention to inspire homeowners with unique, high-quality products that are beautifully designed and American-made. POLYWOOD outdoor furniture … Continue reading Behind the Collaboration: A Moment With Martha Stewart

Comparing Country Living by POLYWOOD Outdoor Furniture

Brought to you in partnership with Country Living, this special collection helps you discover joy in your outdoor spaces—and share it with loved ones. Every piece of our Country Living patio furniture is thoughtfully designed and built with genuine POLYWOOD lumber, offering timeless beauty that lasts in both quality and style. Front Porch Staples The Country Living by POLYWOOD Collection was originally inspired by our … Continue reading Comparing Country Living by POLYWOOD Outdoor Furniture

Loveseat vs. Sofa: Outdoor Living Room Seating 101

Shopping for furniture and making your house a home—both indoors and out—should be a fun, creative process. However, this is easier said than done. From layout possibilities and furniture styles to color schemes and budget parameters, home design can start to feel like an endless game of this-or-that. And when it comes to big-ticket purchases and high-traffic areas, it’s good to make the right decisions … Continue reading Loveseat vs. Sofa: Outdoor Living Room Seating 101

Comparing Porch Swing Styles

The best porch swings bring resort-worthy relaxation to an outdoor living room or underused porch space. By pairing a comfortable seat with a gentle motion, outdoor swings provide a restful repose, the perfect place to visit with company on the porch or enjoy a glass of wine out back. Porch Swing Features  All of our swings are built with genuine POLYWOOD lumber and are sustainably … Continue reading Comparing Porch Swing Styles

Comparing Martha Stewart by POLYWOOD Outdoor Furniture

Brought to you in partnership with Martha Stewart, home design expert and entertaining icon, this collection takes an artful, elevated approach to outdoor living. As told by quality craftsmanship and chinoiserie details, this furniture is decidedly traditional with its graceful lines and intricate latticework. Chinoiserie Outdoor Dining Furniture A place recipes are shared and new traditions take hold, somewhere loved ones come together time and … Continue reading Comparing Martha Stewart by POLYWOOD Outdoor Furniture

Comparing Adirondack Rocking Chair Styles

POLYWOOD® Adirondack rocking chairs combine the best features of two classic lounging favorites. You can settle into the Adirondack chair’s iconic comfort while rocking back and forth with ease. Whether they’re out on your front porch or oceanfront patio, this seating style is the perfect addition to your outdoor space. Let’s compare our designs to help you find your perfect fit. Adirondack Rocking Chair Styles … Continue reading Comparing Adirondack Rocking Chair Styles

The Complete Outdoor Glider Buying Guide

Gently swaying on a front porch, relaxing in a verdant garden, sitting poolside as you watch the kids play: There’s nothing quite like the serenity an outdoor glider affords. This seating style combines the comforts of a rocking chair with the peaceful back-and-forth motion of a porch swing, the perfect way to enjoy the company of a friend or a quiet cup of tea. Jump … Continue reading The Complete Outdoor Glider Buying Guide

The Complete Porch Swing Buying Guide

A cool glass of lemonade, the smell of fresh-cut grass, the sound of rustling leaves: Some things imbue an instant sense of nostalgia in those who love spending time outside. But swaying on a porch swing? That tops the list.  Front porches—and the iconic front porch swing—have a longstanding history in American culture and architecture. While other outdoor living spaces, such as private patios and … Continue reading The Complete Porch Swing Buying Guide

The Complete Outdoor Benches Buying Guide

No garden, patio, or front porch is complete without seating from which you can comfortably relax and enjoy the fresh air. Available in a variety of designs and lengths, benches offer room for two or more guests. They’re also a great option for solo relaxation, a place to go when you want to get lost in a good book or listen to the peaceful chorus … Continue reading The Complete Outdoor Benches Buying Guide

Porch Fence Ideas for a Private Oasis

Having an outdoor porch of your own is a dream come true for many homeowners. It’s the perfect place for conversations over coffee or me-time with a glass of wine. But if you want your little oasis secluded and serene, you may need to add some kind of barrier that blocks noise and wind (and in some cases, nosy neighbors). Here are several tips and … Continue reading Porch Fence Ideas for a Private Oasis