Tips To Get Your Outdoor Furniture Ready For The Summer

Posted by Dan Jolly on Jun 6, 2013 2:06:00 PM

With summer just around the corner, many of us are preparing our outdoor spaces for the upcoming season. While your patio, lawn and garden may require some cleaning, trimming and planting, your outdoor furniture should receive an equal amount of attention. If you have purchased a set of high quality outdoor furniture you have made a sizable investment. The following tips will not only help you to spruce up your furniture for the summer but also help protect your investment and make sure you get the most out of your patio furniture.

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Topics: Outdoor Patio Furniture, Sunbrella Fabric, Patio Furniture Care

Commercial Outdoor Furniture Project - Legend At Arrowhead

Posted by Dan Jolly on Sep 21, 2012 12:43:00 PM

The Legend At Arrowhead is an Arnold Palmer designed golf course located in north Glendale, Arizona. Known for being as challenging as it is beautiful, it has been a favorite of visitors and locals for over 25 years. So when Fore Golf LLC purchased the course earlier this year they knew they were getting an excellent course that already had a sterling reputation. But that didn’t stop them for investing over a half a million dollars in major renovations to further improve the facility.

Room For Improvement

While the course itself looked and played great, the new owners weren't completely satisfied with the performance of food and beverage sales on the patio. The patio is conveniently located next to the pro-shop and offers up a spectacular view of one of the six lakes that are situated on the golf course. So when General Manager Lisa McCauley contacted Today's Patio to see if we had some ideas that could offer her customers some ample opportunities to take in the view and perhaps a few beverages and snacks, we were more than happy to oblige.

The Challenges

After speaking with Leah McCoy one of our design specialist and discussing the challenges the patio presented it was determined that the Heritage collection from Agio would work best. The challenges being the lake that borders the patio and the amount of dust that blows through all Arizona golf courses. The Heritage collection is made with a rust proof cast aluminum frame making it extremely durable and ideal to be next to a large water source. To combat the dust they needed a fabric that did a good job of hiding dirt and they chose Sunbrella’s sesame linen fabric.

Now That's Comfortable

In total they added three sofas, four club chairs, three spring club chairs, two large flat screen TV’s, a fire pit and an assortment of outdoor tables providing them several deep seating lounging areas and a fire pit chat group. Before the renovations the patio had eight dining tables and 32 dining chairs. Instead of throwing the old stuff out they purchased the same Sunbrella Sesame Linen cushions for all the chairs giving them a face lift and making them much more comfortable while matching the look of the new furniture.

While the new furniture is only a recent addition to the facility the early results have been encouraging. Food and beverage sales have seen significant growth and customer feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Now when the course closes for the night it’s to the dismay of comfortable patrons.

If you would like to see this fabulous patio for yourself the Legend At Arrowhead is located at 21027 N. 67th Avenue in Glendale and you can make a tee time by calling 623-561-1902 or by visiting

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Choosing Outdoor Furniture - The Right Seating Material

Posted by Dan Jolly on Jun 20, 2012 8:59:00 AM

Certainly, the component of almost any piece of patio furniture that is most vulnerable to the harsh elements is the cushion or sling material. This creates a major concern for most people when choosing patio furniture, and rightly so. There’s nothing worse than spending your hard earned money on a low quality product that begins to break down and fall apart after only a few years.

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Freshen Up Your Outdoor Patio Furniture In Five Simple Steps

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 13, 2012 10:51:00 AM

After spending the winter season under cover, or perhaps even exposed to the elements, your outdoor patio furniture may need a little extra care and attention to get it ready for outdoor entertaining again. Here are five quick, simple and inexpensive tips to help rejuvinate your outdoor patio furniture and spaces.

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Tips For Selecting The Right Patio Furniture Umbrella

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Sep 21, 2011 2:55:00 PM

Patio furniture umbrellas add to the aesthetic value of your outdoor setting and increase your comfort. If you know what you're looking for and choose the right one, it will give back to you for years to come. Here are a few guidelines to help you sort through your many choices in patio furniture umbrellas.

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The Most Important Benefit Of A Patio Umbrella.

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 5, 2011 8:20:00 AM

One of the more popular accessories to outdoor furniture is the patio umbrella. Most people add market umbrellas to their outdoor furniture set to provide shade from the warm summer sun keeping their outdoor guests cool and comfortable.

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