Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables: What’s the Difference?

When choosing tables and stools for your outdoor oasis, it can sometimes be tricky deciding which style and heights fit your setup best. Your goals for your outdoor space will ultimately determine the style of set you choose.  In this blog, we go over the three standard heights for tables and stools, the uses for counter and bar heights, and offer a few furniture suggestions … Continue reading Bar Height vs. Counter Heights for Stools and Tables: What’s the Difference?

Facts About Plastic in the Ocean: 2020 Update

Whether you’re marveling at its beauty from the comfort of your deck or exploring the waters during a day at the beach, the ocean is one of nature’s most beautiful sights. But the sea isn’t indestructible. Each year, eight million metric tons of plastic are thrown into the ocean, wreaking havoc on the oceanic ecosystem. Here are four astonishing facts about how much plastic is … Continue reading Facts About Plastic in the Ocean: 2020 Update

How Does Plastic Get into the Ocean?

There’s just no way of getting around it — plastic is nearly everywhere in our daily lives. Whether you’re picking up a take-and-bake family meal from the grocery store or squirting out the last bit of toothpaste, the chances are pretty high that plastic is involved. Plastic does have its benefits, especially when it comes to food packaging. Plastic is not only durable and lightweight, … Continue reading How Does Plastic Get into the Ocean?

Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the New Homeowner

After years spent learning about mortgage rates, saving for a down payment, and dreaming of homeownership, you’ve officially closed on your first house. Now that you have finally purchased your forever home, you can finally get quality outdoor furniture for your outdoor space.  Because your home’s patio is larger than the small balcony in your former rental, you have the opportunity to create a true … Continue reading Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the New Homeowner

Invest in Your Property & Invest in POLYWOOD Furniture

Maybe you’ve shifted some capital and purchased a second home, looking to turn a profit. Or perhaps you’re a veteran investor who’s looking for new opportunities. Either way, you’ve arrived at this blog looking for one thing — a simple, foolproof way to boost your property’s value. When it comes to property value, you must consider factors beyond the bottom line. Certain investments boost your … Continue reading Invest in Your Property & Invest in POLYWOOD Furniture

Creating a Multi-Use Outdoor Room

When you move into a home with a small backyard or patio the limited space demands creativity and clarity. When you must stick to one use for a space, the task of designing your outdoor area is straightforward.But if you’ve relocated to a home with a sprawling back deck or a sizeable outdoor room the freedom to choose more than one furniture set can be … Continue reading Creating a Multi-Use Outdoor Room

Designing Your Small Backyard or Outdoor Space

Homes come in all shapes and sizes. If you have any type of outdoor space you’ll want to transform it into a relaxing haven or a hotspot for revelry depending on your taste. Apartment dwellers in cities and homeowners with small yards may only have a bit of Earth to work with, but with vision and planning, you won’t be limited in the design of … Continue reading Designing Your Small Backyard or Outdoor Space

The Best Fabric for Outdoor Cushions

When it comes to determining the best material for your outdoor cushions, there are several factors to consider. First, and foremost, you need to decide where you’ll be using them. Cushions used in outdoor spaces like an enclosed patio or a deck with a roof will be protected from the elements and can afford to be a little less robust. On the other end of … Continue reading The Best Fabric for Outdoor Cushions

5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

So you’ve ventured into the heart of a sprawling metropolis to chase your dreams and expand your horizons. The rent is higher, the traffic is louder, and the lawn is smaller. A lot smaller. Many city apartments have no yard space whatsoever, but if you’re lucky you can sign a lease that includes a modest outdoor balcony to decorate and furnish to your liking. Many … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces

Outdoor patios can take on any shape imaginable — there’s the standard square shape, circular, elongated, and the trickier to work with asymmetrical patios. Whether your home was already outfitted with an irregularly shaped patio or you plan on building one yourself the layout will require a bit of planning and creativity. Before you become overwhelmed remind yourself that round or unique patio designs still … Continue reading Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces