Perfecting Your Patio

Barbecues Galore 2017 Patio Collection

Every year, our patio purchasing geniuses gather around a fire table, get cozy and decide what out patio furniture collection is going to look like for the upcoming season. This year, we introduced two new patio lines. Three gorgeous sets from 1867 Outdoor Furniture and two stunning collections from Plank and Hide. Our showstopping CRP Stratford Deep Seating collection saw an explosion of fabric choices along with our fan favourite Mallin furniture collections.  There are a lot of sets to choose from and it can be overwhelming, so we've also stocked up on friendly, knowledgeable sales teams to make sure we can help your tush end up in the right set.    1867 Outdoor Furniture Focusing on outdoor furniture designs...

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What To Consider When Selecting Patio Furniture

Comfort Comfort is the most important feature of any patio set. Who wants to spend 10 minutes in a set only to get ‘ants in your pants’ because you’re no longer comfortable? Thought so. At Barbecues Galore, we like to refer to comfort as ‘tush-appeal’. If your tush don’t like the cush, keep on looking. You’ll thank us later. Depending on how long you’d like your guests to stay, look for a six-inch loft - industry jargon for a thick, plush cushion. A lot of companies use a three-inch loft in order to cut costs. Also consider how much support the piece offers. If you’re going to spend hours in that chair, you’ll want something with a higher back that...

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Upcoming Patio Trends

You may not have guessed it, but outdoor furniture can be just as trendy as the fashion industry. Okay, maybe not that extreme, but... the trends do fluctuate quite regularly. We've put together this guide to help you get your outdoor space "on fleek", as the youngsters are calling it these days. Not sure what that means, ask your teenager - assuming you can pry them away from their phone for a minute or two.  Frames and Finishes: The finish of a patio furniture set is what everything else builds off of. The finish of your furniture is the building block that will help determine the look and feel of your patio furniture. This year, we’re seeing a huge spike...

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Cleaning Your Patio Furniture

Clean your patio furniture cushions using mild dish soap

We've compiled the easiest steps for getting your patio furniture cushions cleaned and ready for winter storage. Follow along and we'll help keep that new patio furniture of yours looking great year after year.

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Umbrella Tips

Umbrellas are a great addition to any patio set or backyard, but there are some things we think you oughta know about them... Safety First.

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Creating Your Outdoor Room

Your patio, deck or backyard is an ex­tension of your home or cottage. Like the rest of your home, this should be a warm, inviting and comfortable space. An ‘outdoor room’ is your place to unwind and relax or gather with friends and family. That said, there are a few things to consider before you dive right in. The first decision you need to make is how much space you will need for your outdoor cooking area. Consider whether you want a freestanding gas or charcoal barbecue or whether you plan on building an outdoor kitchen island. This can take up a good portion of your space depending on the appli­ances you add, such as refrigerators, sinks, or beverage prep...

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What Is The Best Grade of Fabric For Patio Furniture?

Outdoor Upholstry Fabric for Patio FurnitureHigh quality patio furniture fabrics are graded. Counter to typical grading conventions, ‘A’ is the lowest grade – not the highest.

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When Should I Buy Patio Furniture?

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In short: now. 

We've just received all of our new patio furniture for this season and it is gorgeous. We've got some very unique styles and arrangements. The only trouble? Once it's gone - it's gone. So, if you're looking for furniture for this spring and summer - hustle in now.

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