Avoiding Backyard Pests In The Summer Time

One of the more undesirable signals of the summer season is the bugs, pests, and insects that come with it. Summer pests can bring more than just irritating buzzing; they can bring bites that later have the possibility to turn into illnesses, if left untreated. Maybe you spend hours lounging on your patio furniture soaking up the rays. You might spend time planting and maintaining your garden. Regardless, sharing your patio furniture, fruits, and vegetables with harmful bugs can be more than just an annoyance; it can be very harmful. Here are some great hints on how to avoid backyard pests in the summertime. Stay away from ticks. Small in size, these bugs are big in harm. Ticks can burrow… Read more

15 Ways To Prep Your Backyard For A Summer Party

Appreciate the summer temperatures while you still can – host a backyard summer party for all of your friends and family to enjoy. There are many simple and affordable ways you can transform your backyard into the ultimate haven for hosting parties. Add plants. Regardless of how your backyard is landscaped, a little TLC couldn’thurt. Adorn your property with potted or hanging plants in varying sizes and color to spruce it up a bit. Shine up your walkway. After harsh weather, your walkway or driveway may look a little worse for wear. When you’re having guests over, and you want to make sure your property looks its best, try weeding the paths or repairing spots that are worn down or… Read more

How To Create A Private Outdoor Space

There’s nothing better than the warmth of the summer sun shining down over you. If you’re like most, you want to be able to enjoy the outdoors conveniently at your own home. However, while some people have a backyard, they may not have the amount of privacy they desire. Lucky for you, there are many great ways for you to create privacy on your porch or patio. Here’s how you can create a haven with your available outdoor patio space. Create a plant wall. Hang plants and grasses in plant frames – you’ll gain texture, as well as color, and be able to enjoy the benefits of the plants. Add a garden gate. By using a garden gate, you can… Read more

Pool Safety Tips from a Pool Furniture Repair Company

Spring is in full swing and with that comes increasingly warmer weather. As the weather turns from warm to hot and Spring flows into summer, many families and individuals will be heading to local pools, swim clubs, or even to their own backyard to enjoy the sun and warmth poolside. As we move forward towards pool season, now is a good time to review pool safety tips from a patio furniture sling repair company. When it comes to pool safety, chances are there are many hazards, both poolside and the surrounding areas that many people won’t think about. If you are visiting a public pool, the first thing you want to be sure of, is whether or not the facility… Read more

Brown Jordan Wins Best Patio Furniture in’s 2012 Readers Choice Awards

When you talk about quality, top-notch outdoor furniture,’s Pool and Patio readers have spoken. And for the second year in a row, they have voted Brown Jordan as the 2012 winner for Best Patio Furniture. This was the second consecutive year that Brown Jordan has won the Readers’ Choice Award contest for Best Patio Furniture. According to, Best Patio Furniture honors the year’s top outdoor furniture brands and manufacturers. They asked the voters to go beyond looks or familiar brand names when making a decision. Their list of patio and outdoor furniture brands and manufacturers includes descriptions and websites to learn more about the casual living products out there. One of the things that sets Brown Jordan apart… Read more

5 Ideas to Give Your Patio a Facelift

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Are you lucky enough to have a patio at your home? If you are one of the lucky homeowners or renters with a patio, with the approaching warmer temperatures, you’re probably looking to spend more and more time outside. Spring into warmer temperatures and give your patio a complete facelift for the upcoming season. Just freshening up your spring décor will give your patio a new feeling entirely – you’ll be able to enjoy the outdoors fully. How exactly you transform your patio is dependent on your own unique style and tastes. However, giving your patio a new look doesn’t have to be expensive; in fact, it can be quite the opposite. Redesigning your patio with simple accessories can be… Read more

Why Choose Powder Coating Over Other Paint Techniques

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The Durability of Powder Coating in Lawn Chair Repair When your lawn furniture isn’t looking its best and you need lawn chair repair, it’s important to research the various paint techniques available. There are significant advantages to utilizing powder coating as opposed to other paint techniques for your lawn chair repair. Although lawn furniture is meant for the outdoors, Mother Nature affects everything it comes into contact with over time. By selecting a cheaper finish, you are exposing your furniture to wear from the elements at a faster rate. Powder coating has several advantages over other methods. When a powder coated finish is applied in lawn chair repair, it provides your outdoor furniture with a finish that’s resistant to corrosion,… Read more

Refinish Patio Furniture to Help Save the Environment

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Go green! In today’s day and age, being eco-friendly is becoming more and more important to many people, as well as businesses. Many are looking for different ways they can be green, such as recycling whenever possible, using more eco-friendly products, and looking for ways to re-use or recycle items instead of throwing them away and buying new. One such area that allows folks to be eco-friendly is choosing to refinish patio furniture. How does choosing to refinish patio furniture allow you to be eco-friendly and do your part in conserving the environment? Let’s take a look. Reduces Resources for Production Let’s face facts: manufacturing furniture consumes a number of resources, including energy used to run the plant and machinery,… Read more

Tropitone Sling Pool Furniture Repair

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Does your Tropitone sling pool furniture require a repair? At the Southern Company, we’re your go-to experts for commercial and residential Tropitone sling pool furniture repair. We’re confident in our ability to transform your weather worn and damaged outdoor furniture into nearly-new condition. After all, Tropitone furniture is an investment, so if a strap or a sling can be fixed with a repair, why not extend the life of your furniture? When you purchased your Tropitone pool furniture, you more than likely purchased it with the intentions of longevity in mind – after all, this is well-crafted outdoor furniture designed for years of use. Nothing is more enjoyable than sitting outside on a lovely spring or summer afternoon on a… Read more

Patio Furniture Sling Replacement: Affordable Option for Country Clubs

Patio Furniture Sling Replacement Country Clubs

Stop right there! Don’t toss that old patio furniture into the trash! Over time, patio furniture, like most other products, will see wear and tear. But just because your country club’s patio furniture is beginning to show signs of age, doesn’t mean it’s time for you to pitch them into the garbage and buy all new furniture. You have options! Patio furniture sling replacement is an ideal and affordable option for country clubs when it comes to giving their patio furniture a fresh look. Almost all high-end outdoor sling furniture will easily double its serviceable life by a makeover with new slings. The Southern Company does it every day with manufacturers such as Winston, Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Woodard, Molla, Agio,… Read more