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Are Outdoor Firepits a Good Idea This Summer?

In summer, we all want to spend the evenings outdoors and what could be nicer for those long, warm evenings than an outdoor fire pit on the patio? If getting a fire pit has been on your mind for some time, here are some arguments to start looking for the right item...

What Goes into Making Your Summer Barbecues Truly Special?

If you have a backyard, you have the best base for your summer barbecues, but you will need some more things to make your grill parties truly memorable. Here are some: The right grill – the appliance you use for preparing your food is an essential component of...

Ideas for Backyard Summer Family Fun

If you have a backyard, you are in great luck – unlike people living in apartments, you have a patch of green that you can use for having fun with your family all summer long. Here are some tips how to make the most of it: Blow bubbles – if you have young kids,...

Reasons to Invest in a BBQ Smoker

BBQ smokers are sturdy pieces of cooking equipment intended for outdoor use, just like grills, but they are structured slightly differently: while grills feature a chamber for burning the fuel and a rack to place the ingredients to be grilled, a smoker has a fuel...

Maintain Your Outdoor Furniture to Make it Last

Outdoor furniture is usually made from the best, most durable materials, but the items that you leave outdoors all summer are exposed to a lot and they can certainly use a little attention to be able to serve you better and longer. Here are some tips how to take care...

Tips for Planning the Perfect Backyard Party

If you are planning a backyard party and you want to make it the most memorable party of the year, here are some tips for you: Pick a theme – themed parties are always more fun than the ones that don’t have a theme. Whether you choose a theme for adults or for kids, a...

Summer Patio Design Tips

A patio is a true asset to have in summer, when the weather is inviting and there is so much that you can do outside. To make the most of your patio, the space needs to be attractive, comfortable and functional, so here are some design tips that can help you...

Patio Furniture Buying Guide

The furniture that you use on your patio is an essential feature that ensures the comfort and function of the space. However, patio furniture comes in such a large array of styles and types that choosing what works best for you is a difficult task. Here are some tips...

Tips about Caring for Your Outdoor Furniture

When you invest into outdoor furniture, you must be aware that your precious furnishings will be exposed to a lot out there on your deck or patio and they will inevitably start showing the signs of wear and tear and of aging. However, you must also know that with the...

Outdoor Kitchen Design Ideas

Cooking and enjoying the meals that you prepared with so much skill outdoors is an excellent way to enjoy your deck, patio or garden, especially if you can do all the cooing in an attractive, comfortable and well-equipped space. Here are some outdoor kitchens Denver...

Graduation Party Event Planning Tips

Graduation is an event of great importance in the life of any teen as well as for the teen’s family, an event that deserves celebration. Planning a graduation party is surely an exciting process, but also one that can feel overwhelming, so here are some tips to make...

How to Jazz Up Your Pool Area

Restoring and upgrading your pool area does not have to be an expensive project – here are some ideas that can inspire you: Change the pool finish – blue is the common color for pool finishes. To create a fresh, cheerful appearance, pick some other finish or paint the...

How to Choose Low Maintenance Outdoor Furniture

The amount of maintenance work that you will have to put in with your outdoor furniture is among the most important aspects to consider when choosing your sets – here are some things to look for: Durable, easy to clean materials – teak, cedar and eucalyptus wood...

Searching for the Perfect Grill – What to Look For

If you have made up your mind to get a new grill for your yard this year, you are surely overwhelmed by the multitude of products available. To make the selection easier for you, here are a few things to consider before the purchase: Choose the fuel type – consider...

The Advantages of Teak Wood Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor furniture made from wood is excellent, a comfortable and organic setting that is a pleasure to spend time in for your family as well as for your guests. While outdoor furnishing items come made from many different wood varieties, none of them offer so many...

Things to Consider When Choosing Outdoor Patio Furniture

With good outdoor furniture, you can transform your patio into everyone’s favorite space in the entire house. If you are currently looking for the right items, here are some things to have in mind when browsing options: Size and comfort – the furniture set that you...

Ways to Protect Your Outside Furniture

Whatever your outdoor furniture is made from, the sunshine, the various forms of precipitation, the wide temperature variations and the winds that your outdoor set is exposed to will leave their mark on the surfaces of your items over time. Fortunately, there are many...

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Yard and Patio

Spring is the time when homeowners start inspecting and remedying the damage caused by the past winter. Yard and patio maintenance is usually included into their checklists of home maintenance tasks – here are some tips about how to do it: Start with cleaning – if you...

Signs it is Time for a New BBQ

Your BBQ grill is probably among your most important household appliances – the appliance that has given you and your friends so many happy memories, such unforgettably delicious meals. However, BBQ grills do get old, especially the ones that are used all the time, so...