Grilling Food

How to Safely Grill on Your Outdoor Deck

The scent of smoldering charcoal wafts through the air while family and friends gather on the deck, eagerly awaiting the homemade burgers and roasted corn that are sizzling to perfection. It’s true – nothing brings people together like a buzzing backyard barbecue. While your outdoor deck might be the perfect spot for alfresco entertaining, it is not always the safest place for smoking summer-time favorites … Continue reading How to Safely Grill on Your Outdoor Deck

Pergola Ideas for Revamping Your Deck

You’re stretched out in a hammock or along a cushioned chaise lounge enjoying a breezy summer afternoon on your deck. After half-an-hour, however, you flip over in frustration as your skin reddens and you start sweating more than you anticipated. You thought furnishing a cozy retreat on your deck was a smart idea, but you’re beginning to understand your biggest mistake: you didn’t incorporate any … Continue reading Pergola Ideas for Revamping Your Deck

Finding Your Deck Furniture Style

When you are furnishing a deck or undertaking a full-blown remodeling project there are many practical considerations that demand your attention, from the decking material to the climate considerations. What materials will withstand heavy rains, low temperatures, and considerable snow? What size deck can you build based on the current cost of labor and materials? In the midst of the logistical madness don’t lose sight … Continue reading Finding Your Deck Furniture Style

Restoring an Old Deck: New Furniture, New Look

The slowly crumbling deck that came with your new home remains neglected, only populated with an aging plastic chair and a mismatched end table. Whether you keep it at the bottom of your to-do list or simply don’t know where to begin with your deck restore Trex® Outdoor Furniture™ has you covered. To fully utilize your outdoor spaces you just need some inspiration. Here are … Continue reading Restoring an Old Deck: New Furniture, New Look

How a Deck Can Impact Your Home’s Resale Value

Many home renovation projects can seem daunting, like adding a new bathroom or remodeling your kitchen. One of the most appealing home renovation projects is adding a brand new deck or improving an aging deck to provide the perfect setting for an afternoon barbecue or an evening of relaxation with the family. Did you also know that, with a few caveats, building a deck could … Continue reading How a Deck Can Impact Your Home’s Resale Value

Deck Ideas for Small Yards

Any backyard space is suitable for a lively entertaining area, fine outdoor dining, or a mixture of fun and fashionable decorative elements. Decks for small yards aren’t limited by their size — you simply have to be more selective with your vision and choose one to two functions for your deck. Follow our guide and bring your outdoor space to life with our backyard deck … Continue reading Deck Ideas for Small Yards

Deck Design Ideas

A remodeled or brand-new deck presents endless possibility. Do you go for ultra-modern pieces and clean lines to create an upscale, contemporary space? Or lean into rustic, relaxed furniture choices to cultivate a haven of relaxation and entertainment? All outdoor deck ideas should marry function and practicality with fun and form. Before you dive into planning the details of your deck and reading our top … Continue reading Deck Design Ideas

Material Matters in Decking and Deck Furniture

Constructing or remodeling a deck is a large scale project that, if executed properly, can transform any outdoor space into a cooking, dining, and relaxation retreat fit for royalty. Before you dive too deep into deck design ideas you must make some fundamental and important decisions. Namely: what material(s) will you use for your decking material and deck furniture? Aesthetic appeal and color choices may … Continue reading Material Matters in Decking and Deck Furniture

How to Shop for an Outdoor Bar Set

An evening revelry calls for a central space. While in your younger years you may have gathered friends around your parents’ den or basement, now that you own your own home you can upgrade a stylish yet practical outdoor bar set to set the tone for a fun night of socializing. Bar sets are a unique outdoor home furniture choice — the elevated seating creates … Continue reading How to Shop for an Outdoor Bar Set

Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall

As they say in the South: It’s fall, y’all. And with the changing of each season, at Trex Outdoor Furniture we like to do a little patio space refresh. Now that the heat of summer has dissipated, it’s time to spend evenings enjoying the crisp (bug-free) air! Read on for a few of our best tips for decking out your outdoor space for the cooler … Continue reading Ways to Refresh Your Patio Space for Fall