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How to Protect Wildlife & Pets from Pool Drowning Hazards

May 24th 2024

Your swimming pool acts like a magnet, luring family and friends looking for a cool dip. However, it can just as easily attract wildlife and pets.Swimming pools pose a danger to wildlife. Small animals – especially curious animal babies – may fall in and not be able to get out again, notes the Humane Society of the United States.If you have pets, how do you keep them safe around the … read more
 

Summer Refresh: The Best Way to Clean Your Patio Rugs

May 21st 2024

Now that the weather is warmer, it’s time to set out the patio furniture and unroll the outdoor area rug for another great summer on your porch, patio or deck.But depending on how you stored it last year, your outdoor rug might need a little attention. Before we dive into the best way to clean an outdoor rug, let’s look at why patio rugs are one of the trendiest outdoor accessories.W … read more
Summer Refresh: The Best Way to Clean Your Patio Rugs
 

Swim Season is Here: Do You Know Your Pool Safety ABCs?

May 15th 2024

Swimming is a great way to cool off and more and more households are adding swimming pools each year. But, with the fun of being a pool owner comes the responsibility for pool safety.Swimming pools add to the potential for backyard hazards, especially if you have children or invite families with children over to use the pool. And we’re not just talking about the occasional belly flop … read more
Swim Season is Here: Do You Know Your Pool Safety ABCs?
 

Star-Spangled Porches: Celebrate the Fourth with Fresh Red, White and Blue Decor

May 13th 2024

Red, white and blue are classic colors for outdoor decorating. Not only are patriotic colors perfect for celebrating our favorite summer holiday, the Fourth of July, it’s a fresh and bright combination all season long.Since we’re outdoors so much all summer, porches and patios are one place where you can stretch your patriotic decorating style. Introduce red, white and blue in everyt … read more
Star-Spangled Porches: Celebrate the Fourth with Fresh Red, White and Blue Decor
 

Our Best Patio & Garden Accessories for an Amazing Outdoor Retreat

May 9th 2024

We love our outdoor retreats. Whether it’s an itsy-bitsy balcony, a narrow front porch, a screened in patio or a spacious yard with a pool, we stake our claim to the space where we can enjoy a little bit of outdoor living.When the weather is fine, our backyard retreats (or side yard, front yard or outdoor-adjacent areas) are the places where we entertain, relax and unwind. Where we s … read more
Our Best Patio & Garden Accessories for an Amazing Outdoor Retreat