Tropitone Blog

Fine-Tune Your Outdoor Experience with Accessories

October 04, 2017

Have you completed your outdoor space or is something still missing? While outdoor seating and tables are the pivotal components of your outdoor symphony, sometimes accessories are needed to complete the entire performance. Here are a few suggestions for that extra touch that can fine-tune your backyard ensemble. 

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Warm Up Football Season with a Backyard Fire Pit Party

September 14, 2017

Cooler Fall days bring football and plenty of fun to still be had outdoors. Whether you’re a dedicated fan or weekend warrior, football season is an opportunity to show you’ve got game when it comes to hospitality.  With the right equipment, you’ll be ready to host the next big neighborhood event and invite the whole gang over.

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Science of Shade

August 02, 2017

On a hot summer day, don’t escape into the air-conditioned house. You’ve waited all winter to spend time outside. Patio covers, umbrellas, or cabanas are a great way to add shade to your outdoor space and make sure you stay cool. Let’s take this a step further and discover the science behind summer shade.

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What to Consider Before Buying an Outdoor Umbrella

July 05, 2017

Outdoor umbrellas allow us to spend time outside, while protecting us from the harmful rays and heat of the sun. When selecting an umbrella, choose one that fits your yard or table, suits your style, and is built to last. Here are four tips to know before you buy.

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Flickering Flames of Fire

June 07, 2017

Flickering flames, dancing shadows and the warm atmosphere created by fire pits make them a must have in most outdoor living spaces.

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If You can Think it, You can See it Real-Time

May 03, 2017

Have you ever been shopping for furniture and find a piece that is the exact style and size you were hoping to find, only to discover it doesn’t come in any colors that coordinate with your décor? Or, maybe you found the ideal style in a color you like. But delivery will take two months and you’re planning a family gathering in three weeks. Furniture shopping can be a frustrating experience.

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Your Outdoor Furniture Shopping Checklist

April 05, 2017

Outdoor living spaces have become as integral to home design as a family room or kitchen. The same care and diligence that go into purchasing furniture for the inside of your home should extend to your outdoor furniture selection as well. Because outdoor furniture is exposed to sun, rain and wind, it is even more important that the furniture be of the highest quality and durability to last for years to come.

So before you head to your local furniture store to fulfill your vision of a backyard oasis, remember to bring your outdoor furniture shopping checklist.

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What to Consider when Designing Your Outdoor Patio

March 01, 2017

If the short, gray days of winter are giving you cabin fever, lift your mood by planning your Springtime outdoor living activities. Escape a dreary afternoon by daydreaming of a lively backyard with new outdoor furniture and accoutrements that all your friends and family will admire!

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5 Ways to Make Your Patio Unique

February 03, 2017

The patio is not just a place to grill, it is an extension of your home. Make your stamp on the patio, just as you did indoors, and proudly claim your unique outdoor space. Your location, personal style, and budget affect how you make your patio your own, but these areas are where your designs will make your biggest statement.

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9 Amazing Pool Deck Design Ideas

February 03, 2017

A swimming pool adds value to any home, provides a fun activity for friends and family, and allows homeowners to extend their style to the yard. Ditch the traditional look and feel of a backyard pool by exhibiting your creative side and adding function and appeal to the pool deck.

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