5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

So you’ve ventured into the heart of a sprawling metropolis to chase your dreams and expand your horizons. The rent is higher, the traffic is louder, and the lawn is smaller. A lot smaller. Many city apartments have no yard space whatsoever, but if you’re lucky you can sign a lease that includes a modest outdoor balcony to decorate and furnish to your liking. Many … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Planning a Small Balcony

Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces

Outdoor patios can take on any shape imaginable — there’s the standard square shape, circular, elongated, and the trickier to work with asymmetrical patios. Whether your home was already outfitted with an irregularly shaped patio or you plan on building one yourself the layout will require a bit of planning and creativity. Before you become overwhelmed remind yourself that round or unique patio designs still … Continue reading Patio Designs for Irregular Spaces

How to Measure Your Outdoor Living Space

So you’ve moved into your new home and are itching to transform your unused, outdoor living spaces into functional dining areas, conversation retreats, and hideaways to steal a quick nap in the afternoon. Before you delve into design decisions and furniture purchases, you need a precise understanding of your outdoor space to properly fill it. Accounting for space is the most important step in planning … Continue reading How to Measure Your Outdoor Living Space

How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Space

When the final snows of winter melt away and the temperature heats up you may be tempted to declare your patio or outdoor space open for business. But before you invite the neighbors over for a barbecue or a dip in the pool you probably want to freshen up your space, and then bust out the grill. Whether you’ve covered your POLYWOOD® outdoor furniture, left … Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Space

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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