Patio Living Tips & Ideas



Patio Living TipsPatio living styles and trends change from year to year, but you will still want your outdoor patio and garden furniture to last for many years. Learn how to take care of your furniture with the following tips and ideas—a little care and attention each year should ensure you enjoy your outdoor lifestyle for a long time. You can enjoy the pleasure of adding to your collection rather than constant replacement!

Each year we see new materials and styles in products designed for outdoor living. The new emphasis on healthy lifestyles with lots of time in fresh air, along with the reduced space of modern homes makes it important that our outdoor furniture suits our home and lifestyle. We hope to provide you with the information to help you get the most out of your choices for outdoor furniture and accessories.


Caring for your Patio Furniture

General Care Tips for Patio Furniture

Care of Teak Patio Furniture

Care of Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

Care of Aluminium Patio Furniture

Care of Resin Patio Furniture

Care of Patio Umbrellas

Care of Wicker Patio Furniture

Care of Painted or Stained Wood Patio Furniture

Finishes for Cedar Patio Furniture

Care of Patio Furniture Cushions

Care of Hammocks


Outdoor Living Trends

Tips on Buying Patio Furniture

Outdoor Lighting

Porch Swings ~ Swing Away Your Cares!

Summer Entertaining Tips

Outdoor Entertaining Made Easy!

Summer Entertaining Ideas

If it's Summer it Must be Tiki Time!

Discount Patio Furniture

Outdoor Patio Heaters

The Story of the Pawleys Island Rope Hammock

Patio Umbrella Buyers Guide

Hand-painted Patio Umbrellas

Guide to Using Your Chiminea

Origin of Chimineas

Outdoor Fire Pits

Bamboo Furniture has a Long History

Trends in Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

Adirondack Chairs ~ History of a Classic

Garden Furniture


Types of Patio Furniture

Wood Patio Furniture

Cedar Patio Furniture

Pine Patio Furniture

Mahogany Patio Furniture

Teak Patio Furniture