Outdoor Furniture

Taking care of outdoor furniture is a very important thing to do if you plan to use for some time. Here are some practices that will help you preserve your outdoor furniture and keep it always as good as new. Of course, I am not talking about those cheap plastic chairs and tables you will find in your local market; they are not meant for durability. I am talking about quality outdoor furniture, designed not for cheapness but for durability, that kind of furniture that makes your garden even ...


Why does Teak wood patio furniture have to be expensive?

Do you know just how durable teak wood really is and what makes it that way? Have you ever thought about where it is harvested from and how long it has to grow before it can be harvested? Well, if you have pondered some of these questions you are in luck because you will find some answers here. If you haven't pondered these questions, or questions like it, then this will just be a fun learning experience for you. And hey, this article will make an excellent conversation starter at your next ...


Refinishing Your Own Furniture

Like many of us, I am not the best woodworker. However, I still like the idea of making my own furniture. I just do have the finances to outfit a home workshop like the ones you see on television. I can, however, apply stains and finishes. Staining and Finishing only requires some basic tools and experience. Plus, if I totally mess up a piece of furniture when finishing it, all I have to do is to remove the finish and start all over again. Some of the basic tools you'll need are: sandpaper in ...


Is Teak Wood Outdoor furniture right for me?

If you are contemplating your first purchase of Teak Furniture and you are wondering if you are making the right decision? Well, you are and in this quick article, I will explain why I believe that. If you already have Teak Wood in some of your favorite outdoor furniture, then this article will just be fun information for you to know and share with your friends when they ask you, "why did you buy Teak Wood" versus ?????. It is no surprise, or it should not be, that Teak Wood has been the ...


Patio Design and Patio Furniture - The Use of Focal Points

A focal point is an important design element; it is a place where the eye naturally comes to rest. In a well-designed patio there is always a planned focal point, such as a large dining set, perhaps with a well-selected umbrella. But a patio’s focal point could also be another interesting object or a landscape feature. Examples of landscape features that can serve as a patio’s focal point are an interesting pathway leading from the patio to an area beyond, a flower garden, a mature tree, or ...


Why You Should Always Have Garden Furniture

/p> Do you need garden furniture ?You've put a lot of work into your garden, from planning to digging to weeding to all the little tasks that keep it looking beautiful. Sharing your garden with others is the next step, and doing that requires more than pretty rows of plants. You created a garden to enjoy, didn't you? Imagine your garden in use - garden benches and patio furniture to provide places for people to sit and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Choosing garden furniture can be the ...


Where to Find the Best Deals on Bathroom Furniture

If you are looking to remodel your old bathroom and create a whole new space, you might be trying to make your dollar stretch further than usual. And no wonder in this economy! Though we are all waiting for things to turn around for the better, for the moment we have to make do with what is. For many homeowners, this means making the most of their older homes rather than move to a newer one, and if this is the case then a little remodeling might be in order. Many people like to give their old ...


Teak Garden Furniture - A Lasting Value

The purchase of teak garden furniture is a true investment in value. Teak is an excellent choice for outdoor furniture as the wood ages beautifully and will give you many, many, carefree years of enjoyment. Teak is an extremely dense-grained wood and is highly resistant to rot, warping, shrinkage and swelling which makes is ideal for outdoor garden and patio furniture. It is claimed that some teak benches in public parks in England that are still in use today are made of recycled decking from ...


Wooden Garden Furniture

/p> Wooden Garden Furniture can be the ideal solution to various seating problems in your garden. You can add new seating areas to your garden by perhaps turning a path into a destination for a sit down or consider adding a few pieces of wooden garden furniture to less frequented corners of the garden. Your garden may be a coastal beach or you have a garden naturalistic wooded landscape, you can easily find some pieces that add the perfect touch to your garden, since wooden garden furniture ...


Choosing Garden Furniture

/p> No matter how pleasant a garden is, it is not being enjoyed to its full extent if there is no where for visitors to sit and admire the beauty of the garden. Luckily, few gardeners are willing to sacrifice design for comfort and with the wide choice of garden furniture available today, it is rare to find gardens bereft of furniture. Garden furniture will if anything look great with just about any style of garden. Indeed, many gardens will provide several different items of furniture so ...