Even though it’s not a room in the house, often times the patio is the favorite part of a home for many. It’s a backyard oasis where families can gather to have a cook-out, watch the sunset, host a party, or just be together enjoying the outdoors. The patio is a place to relax and get away from it all.
And what’s a patio without some attractive furniture to lounge on, a favorite patio chair to sit in. or a fire pit to gather around? On this page you will find some great articles and reviews bringing you the best fire pits, chimineas, outdoor recliners, and much more. You’ll even find guides to the unique Solo Stove, one of our favorite backyard products.
Sitting on your deck or patio is a great, relaxing pastime. But what about those days when the weather doesn’t exactly cooperate? Wouldn’t it be great to extend the amount of time you spend outside by putting a roof over your backyard space. Louvered roofs are a great option as they allow you to let the sun and breeze in on those nice days but they can also be shut to keep out too much heat or the occasional rain shower.
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One of our favorite outdoor brands, Solo Stove brings you a line of fire pits, camp stoves and much more. Whether you’re looking for something portable to take on a camping excursion in the mountains or a large fire pit for the whole neighborhood to enjoy, Solo Stove has something to fit every outdoor enthusiast’s needs.
- Our Review of the Solo Stove Titan Camp Stove
- Best Review of the Solo Stove Yukon 2.0
- A Review of the Solo Stove Lite Camp Stove
- Everything You Need to Know: Solo Stove Bonfire 2.0
- Your Ultimate Guide to the Solo Stove Ranger 2.0
- The Solo Stove Mesa Tabletop Fire Pit: Our Review
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Whether it’s for cooking, heat, or just to enjoy on a cool night, a fire pit is often a must-have on a backyard patio or deck. There are so many different styles to choose from when it comes to fire pits and you’ll find a variety of articles outlining the pros and cons of the various types that you might be considering.
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- A Guide to Shopping for Outdoor Fireplace Kits
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Lawn chairs, camp chairs, folding chairs, lounge chairs -whatever you want to call them, we bring you some reviews and best lists of many different types of chairs. From portable chairs to patio chairs to reclining lounge chairs, you’re sure to find the chair for your patio oasis.
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- Top Camping Chairs for Heavy People
- A Guide to the Best 500 lb Capacity Portable Folding Chairs
- The Top “Must-Have” Reclining Patio Chairs
- Find the Best Outdoor Recliner Chair for Your Backyard
- Your Guide to the Best Patio Furniture
The landscaping around your house is often the first thing people see when they come to visit. What kind of first impression do you want to make? Maybe your landscaping is simple and basic with a few plants and some mulch or rock. Maybe it’s more elaborate with concrete edging, a variety of plants strategically sown based on height and blooming time. Whatever you add to your landscaping, we have the information and advice for you.
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- Landscape Edging Ideas That Create Curb Appeal
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Other Patio Items
There are so many outdoor products that will make your patio complete. No matter how you plan to spend your time, we’ll have something that will add to the ambiance or the usefulness of your backyard area. Look for articles on fountains, outdoor décor, different types of patio finishes and so much more.
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