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Four wood chairs around a wood table on a patio

November 24, 2022

How to Weatherproof Wood Furniture for Outdoors

Wood furniture can be the crown jewel of your outdoor patio set and add character and personality to your space. In an environment like southern Alberta, protecting your outdoor furniture from the elements is recommended unless you prefer the “silver patina” which has a very natural look.  Weatherproofing your outdoor wood furniture for all seasons […]

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Designed modern arbour with clear polycarbonate roof.

Patio Covers: Why It’s Important to Protect Your Furniture from the Elements

Your patio furniture is an investment in your happiness and relaxation. It’s essential to properly protect it from damage caused by the elements such as sun, rain, and snow. Given the constantly changing weather here in Calgary and the rest of southern Alberta, it’s a good idea to consider tools like patio covers to take […]

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Newport teak dining table with Riviera folding chairs

September 28, 2022

5 Reasons Why Teak is the Ultimate Material for Patio Furniture

Teak has a long history of being a strong, durable, and useful material. People traditionally used it for shipbuilding because of its ability to withstand harsh weather and resist water damage.  Teak is a favourite of ours here at Patioline. We believe it’s one of the best materials for outdoor furniture. We’re proud to source […]

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Elements Air shadow patio furniture around a fire table that has been kept in immaculate condition

June 16, 2022

How to Make Outdoor Furniture Last

Outdoor furniture is vulnerable to wear and tear over time, just like any other item. However, a lot of the weathering and damage you see on outdoor furniture is preventable with proper care and maintenance. Learning how to make outdoor furniture last ensures you have an outdoor space you can love for years to come. […]

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A row of colourful Kenzo pillows on outdoor furniture

June 1, 2022

Can Outdoor Furniture Cushions Get Wet?

Protecting your outdoor cushions from water is essential to making sure they remain a vibrant and comfortable part of your backyard decor for years to come. The best way to protect your cushions and make them last longer is to begin with high-quality material and then preserve that material to offer maximum effectiveness. What Happens […]

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A white patio furniture set under the hot sun on a summer's day protected by a large white umbrella, surrounded by plants

May 16, 2022

How to Prevent Sun Fading for Outdoor Furniture

Imagine you’ve prepared everything you need for your next neighbourhood BBQ. The meat is marinating, the salads are being tossed, and the only thing left to do is set up your outdoor furniture. But when you pull out your cushions, they aren’t as bright as last summer. The colour is uneven and spotty in many […]

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A St. Lucia outdoor patio furniture set including a two and three-seat sofa with navy cushions around a small table in the middle, all placed poolside

February 18, 2022

What Kind of Patio Furniture Is Most Durable?

When you’re looking for a beautiful patio set to match your home and garden, what are the things you’re thinking about? Is it the colour of the set? Is it the number of pieces the set includes? Is it the size? No matter what you may be looking for, we know there is always one […]

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A teak outdoor patio furniture set with four chairs with bright red cushions surrounding a table

What to Look for When Buying Patio Furniture

So, you’re in the market for some new patio furniture? That’s fantastic!  Furniture is the best way to make the most of your patio space. But it’s essential to know that not all patio furniture is made equal, especially when you’re outfitting your particular patio area. Patio furniture comes in so many brands, materials, colours, […]

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A Castelle outdoor patio furniture set that's set up on a wooden surface next to a pool and walls on the right and behind covered in plants and vines

Patio Furniture Trends for 2022

We have all felt it before: walking into a friend or family member’s backyard, looking around and thinking, “I think my mom had that table when I was a little kid,” or, “I remember when my uncle was so proud of that lawn chair.” While there’s nothing wrong with a little blast from the past, […]

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Patio furniture left outside during the winter months

September 15, 2021

Can I Leave My Patio Furniture Outside in the Winter?

Whether you’ve had your patio furniture for years or you’re just wrapping up your first season with your set, you’re probably wondering how you can keep your patio furniture looking and feeling great for many years to come. From throw pillows and cushions to your favourite lounger, all of your patio furniture deserves a high […]

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