3 Simple Cocktails for Your Next Outdoor Gathering

There’s something magical about sharing a meal or diving into a conversation in the natural retreat of your own backyard. Outdoor patios, poolside cabanas, and garden deep seating sets are perfect locations for boundless storytelling and making new memories with friends, neighbors, and family. Add a signature cocktail to the mix and your POLYWOOD® outdoor furniture becomes more than just a place to sit or … Continue reading 3 Simple Cocktails for Your Next Outdoor Gathering

Potential Uses for Your Outdoor Space

You’ve cleared out the creaky plastic furniture, planted fresh new landscaping, and transform your patio into a breathtaking beauty of stone and granite. It’s time for a full-on backyard remodeling project, but a blank slate can prove one of the most intimidating challenges in home design. Once you map out your outdoor space you may find several zones where you can choose to put outdoor … Continue reading Potential Uses for Your Outdoor Space

Planning an Outdoor Kitchen

Summer is approaching, and your dream of hosting the entire family for a July 4th barbecue or evening dinner party in the comfort of your own backyard is about to become a reality. You’re ready to upgrade your lone charcoal grill into a full-fledged outdoor kitchen, but where do you begin? Outdoor kitchen planning means you will expose your appliances, cooking zones, and outdoor dining … Continue reading Planning an Outdoor Kitchen

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax Outside

Patios and poolside dining tables are prime locations for cookouts, birthday parties, and other festive events, but you can’t constantly be in hosting mode. The great outdoors is just as inviting on your own, especially after a grueling week at the office or a non-stop weekend full of dance recitals, volleyball practices, and grocery shopping with the kids. Your backyard provides a natural escape from … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax Outside

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Entertain Outside

Pop quiz: how are you reading this article? Perched over your laptop? Cradling your smartphone or tablet? As a culture we are becoming steadily more obsessed with technology, and with all this scientific advancement comes a tendency for us, and especially our kiddos, to stay indoors. Don’t let your beautiful patio go to waste — we’ve compiled our five favorite outdoor pastimes so you can … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Ways to Entertain Outside

RethinkOutdoor3

How do you #RethinkOutdoor? Part 3

We love to see POLYWOOD Furniture in the wild! Last year we started a series called #rethinkoutdoor where customers tagged photos to show just how they made their outdoor living space their own. This time, we’ve combed polywoodoutdoor.com for a few of our favorite spaces, check ’em out below! Gracelynn T.  “Amazing furniture” “The best quality chairs made and great for Florida environment. Very happy.” … Continue reading How do you #RethinkOutdoor? Part 3

RethinkOutdoor2Header

How Do You #RethinkOutdoor? Part 2

Your outdoor space isn’t just a space — it’s an extension of your home and is just as important as any other room in the house. In fact, there are some things that you can ONLY experience outdoors, making your outdoor living space one of the most unique and special places in the entire home. Knowing that, last July we reached out to YOU to … Continue reading How Do You #RethinkOutdoor? Part 2

RethinkOutdoorHeader

How Do You #RethinkOutdoor? Part 1

Your outdoor space isn’t just a space – it’s an extension of your home and is just as important as any other room in the house. In fact, there are some things that you can ONLY experience outdoors, making your outdoor living space one of the most unique and special places in the entire home. Knowing that, last July we reached out to YOU to … Continue reading How Do You #RethinkOutdoor? Part 1

6 Quick & Easy Home Cleaning Tips

The best part of summer is enjoying more opportunities to get outside. Baseball games, running through the sprinkler, grilling on the patio with family…and sipping on some wine while relaxing in a POLYWOOD adirondack. But, more time outside means tracking extra messes into our homes–and if you don’t stay on top of cleaning, dirt can easily be transferred to every corner of the house. We recently asked … Continue reading 6 Quick & Easy Home Cleaning Tips

Celebrating Earth Day

When asked to write about Earth Day, I was excited to learn what Poly-Wood is currently doing sustainability-wise, but I also wanted to get involved in creating more change. There are many ways in which we can make a difference, even with just small changes, but first let’s look at how Earth Day began… In 1969, the damage done by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California inspired Wisconsin’s … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day