Top-Rated Vacation Rental Homes Featuring POLYWOOD

The best vacation rental owners pull out all the stops for their guests—from initial booking to final checkout. But any traveler will tell you it’s the on-site amenities that make all the difference. To ensure everyone feels at home throughout their stay, property owners trust POLYWOOD to create inviting outdoor spaces where guests can sit back, relax, and enjoy the company of friends and family.  … Continue reading Top-Rated Vacation Rental Homes Featuring POLYWOOD

18 Outdoor Living Trends That Are Taking Over in 2023

The POLYWOOD team—and a couple of notable influencers you know and love—predicts that these 18 patio living trends will be all the rage in 2023. Keep reading to see up-and-coming designs, ideas, tech, decor, and more. Exterior Color and Material Trends Suffuse your spaces with these fresh patio design trends. 1. Bold Jewel Tones One of the outdoor furniture color trends we’re most excited about … Continue reading 18 Outdoor Living Trends That Are Taking Over in 2023

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

If you go to great lengths to keep your yard, flower beds, and outdoor furniture in good shape, you know how irritating it can be when squirrels make a mess of things. Sure, they’re cute, but squirrels certainly don’t practice social niceties or pay mind to our personal property. So is it possible to co-exist with these adorable anarchists while still keeping them out of … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

How to Hang a Porch Swing: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Thinking about buying an outdoor swing for your porch or beneath your deck? What a dreamy idea. A front porch swing enhances your home’s aesthetic and gives family a place to slow down, sit back, and sway the day away. If you’ve never hung a porch swing before, you should know that it will require a little more time and work to install than other … Continue reading How to Hang a Porch Swing: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Your Guide to Throwing the Best Backyard New Year’s Eve Party

You don’t have to go far to have a great New Year’s Eve party. In fact, you can easily host the holiday season’s final hurrah from the comfort of your patio, surrounded by family and friends.  Throwing a New Year’s Eve party might seem daunting since multiple powerhouse holidays come before it in quick succession. But it doesn’t have to be. With a bit of … Continue reading Your Guide to Throwing the Best Backyard New Year’s Eve Party

The Benefits of Being Outside at Every Age

In this article: The Effects Of Stress  | How Being Outside Helps | How Much Time You Should Spend Outside  | Outdoor Safety  | How To Take Advantage Of Your Outdoor Space  | How to Use Your Outdoor Space Every Season The increased economic, social, and public health struggles in recent years have caused extra anxiety. In fact, 87% of adults say the cost of living is a top stressor, followed … Continue reading The Benefits of Being Outside at Every Age

How to Clean Beach Chairs

Whether you live on the beach or just love to visit it, you probably have outdoor furniture dedicated to shoreside relaxation. These loungers are used frequently in extreme outdoor elements, so to keep them in great shape for the long haul, regular maintenance is a good habit to start. The combination of oceanside climates and continuous usage can be tough on chairs, so you should … Continue reading How to Clean Beach Chairs

9 Outdoor Fairy Lights Ideas

Outdoor lighting is practical and pretty. Friends and family can see where they’re going on paths, safely walk up and down stairs, and feel secure when lights on motion sensors illuminate the yard. It’s also your chance to set the mood and give guests a peek at your creative side.  One of the most popular ways to brighten up and beautify your space is with … Continue reading 9 Outdoor Fairy Lights Ideas

7 Backyard Tailgate Ideas to Kickoff Football Season

Football fans all over the country take tailgating very seriously. They swarm stadium parking lots to set up tents, portable grills, lawn chairs, folding tables, and cooler after cooler of icy libations—all sporting their team colors, of course—to get their pregame parties started. But have you thought of hosting one from the comfort of home? You get all the perks of tailgating minus the travel, … Continue reading 7 Backyard Tailgate Ideas to Kickoff Football Season

10 Fall Craft Ideas for the Whole Family

Fall is a lovely time of year. The weather cools down, the leaves change, and the sweaters come out. And for many of us, fall is also the time to get some serious crafting done. We found easy fall craft ideas you can do with your kids, friends, or on your own. The best part is that many of these ideas use items you probably … Continue reading 10 Fall Craft Ideas for the Whole Family