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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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4 Steps to Selecting the Right Bar Stool for Your Outdoor Space

February 03, 2017

We offer 4 tips to pick the right bar stool for your outdoor space.

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How to get Your Outdoor Furniture Ready for a Snow Day!

February 03, 2017

Outdoor furniture belongs to the whim of the Mother Nature. The weather can act out at inconvenient times, especially during the fall and winter with wind, snow, and extreme temperatures. If we do not adequately prepare our patio furniture, anything left outside will feel the magic of Jack Frost. Protecting your patio furniture with these tips will ensure your furniture lasts through the holiday season.

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How to Create a Rustic Patio

February 03, 2017

Nothing says winter like a warm log cabin on a snowy day. For a select few, however, a log cabin is a daily dream. This unique architecture requires a rustic style of furniture and décor.

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Designing Sunrooms and Patios

February 03, 2017

Sunrooms, patios, and California Rooms allow for leisurely living outdoors with the warmth and comfort of the indoors. These spaces increase a house’s livable square footage with less construction costs than a fully furnished room. There are many items to consider when designing an outdoor room.

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Outdoor Bars Make Entertaining a Breeze

February 03, 2017

Those who love outdoor entertaining understand the significance of an easy transition from the kitchen to the patio. However, most people succumb to what the house already provides because of lack of space, vision, or resources. A handful of options exist to allow you to adapt your house and patio to enable easier outdoor entertaining. From adding a counter on the patio side of a window that faces the patio to installing a patio bar counter, having an outdoor bar makes entertaining on the patio easier.

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Waterfront Patio Furniture for Lake and Beach Houses

February 03, 2017

With a stunning waterfront view, a lake or beach house should have an outdoor porch or deck to take advantage of that view. Consider these options for jazzing up your outdoor space to get the most of the waterfront view.

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