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

Comparing Gliders & Rocking Chairs

If you’re shopping for accent seating that adds a “little something extra” to the ambiance of your outdoor living room, an outdoor glider or rocking chair might be just the ticket.  But which style should you choose? That’s a great question, and we’re here to help answer it. We’ve done the research and compiled the necessary information to make sure your new chair checks all … Continue reading Comparing Gliders & Rocking Chairs

Comparing POLYWOOD Adirondack Chairs

Few things are better than quality time spent in the great outdoors, and no nature retreat is complete without the iconic Adirondack chair. Thanks to their wide armrests, comfortably slanted seats, and tall slatted backrests, Adirondacks have become the unofficial symbol of summertime relaxation.  Ready to dive into our different styles of Adirondack chairs? Whether you’re looking for a folding option, a more modern look, … Continue reading Comparing POLYWOOD Adirondack Chairs

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Comparing Rocking Chair Styles

Whether you’re shopping for your first rocking chair or expanding a current collection, you’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive guide compares our various rockers to help fine-tune your search for the perfect one.  Every design offers all the benefits of POLYWOOD outdoor furniture—sustainable materials, all-weather durability, easy upkeep, and unrivaled comfort. Unlike wooden rocking chairs, ours don’t need to be sanded, repainted, or … Continue reading Comparing Rocking Chair Styles

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Lasting Legacy: The Adirondack Chair History

If relaxation took physical form, it would become an Adirondack chair. This outdoor living essential can be found in backyards across the United States and beyond. But have you ever wondered how this chair came to be or where it originated? We’ll happily sate your curiosity. Grab a drink, get comfortable, and keep reading to learn the history of the Adirondack chair and a few … Continue reading Lasting Legacy: The Adirondack Chair History

The Complete Guide to Buying an Adirondack Chair

Since its invention in the early 1900s by Thomas Lee, the Adirondack chair has been a feature on patios, decks, and porches around the world. Originally known as the Westport chair, the modern Adirondack chair’s heritage can be traced back to 1938, when Irving Wolpin designed the contoured back and seat that makes this chair so comfortable to use. When it comes to choosing the … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Buying an Adirondack Chair

Rocking Chairs Buying Guide

The Complete Guide to Buying an Outdoor Rocking Chair

With their gentle back-and-forth motion and comfortable armrests, outdoor rocking chairs have become synonymous with leisurely mornings and together time on the front porch. For centuries, traditional rockers have been used to lull babies to sleep and help adults relax; the rocking motion is even reported to have therapeutic benefits—hello, self-care! If you’re deciding whether or not to invest in outdoor rocking chairs of your … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Buying an Outdoor Rocking Chair