5 Must-Have Elements to Create Your Perfect Outdoor Retreat

The constant ding of electronic notifications, the ever-demanding toil of housework, and the frantic juggling act necessary to complete our long list of tasks throughout the day — sometimes we need to take a step back from the chaos of modern life and just unwind. When you want to relax, slow down, and revel in the soothing comforts of nature you need an outdoor retreat … Continue reading 5 Must-Have Elements to Create Your Perfect Outdoor Retreat

Heat Things Up! How to Keep Warm, in the Cold

The chill is on … well, not quite, but it’s coming … and you’ll need to make preparations now so you can continue to enjoy your outdoor living space through the fall and (maybe snow of) winter. Below are some of our favorite ways at Trex® Outdoor Furniture™ to create a toasty atmosphere throughout the cold weather seasons. Light a Traditional Fireplace or Fire Pit … Continue reading Heat Things Up! How to Keep Warm, in the Cold

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Illuminate the Night with Strings of Light

What’s more romantic than the soft glow of lights twinkling overhead while dining al fresco—wine in your glass, a savory meal, and the warmth of friends gathered around a table? Give your outdoor space a special ambience by adding strings of lights to your exterior decor. Think your space is too small? Think again. The beauty of outdoor lighting is you can attach it anywhere. … Continue reading Illuminate the Night with Strings of Light

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Outdoor Design Trends Hotter than Summer

The beauty of your outdoor space is the blank canvas it provides. You don’t have to rip out ugly paneling or lament that nubby blue carpet. Instead, let nature be your guide. Your outdoor space is fully customizable. So liven up your patio, porch, backyard, or deck, with some of the hottest outdoor design trends: Clean and Simple Remember when everything was dark woods, jewel … Continue reading Outdoor Design Trends Hotter than Summer

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How to Purchase Patio Furniture

How much time do you take searching for the perfect living room sofa or the right style chair for a space? Usually, you don’t just run to the store and pick one up along with your groceries. Think of your outdoor furniture as an investment in your outdoor living space. Patio furniture is still furniture, and making the right investment will ensure you love your deck … Continue reading How to Purchase Patio Furniture

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20 Ways to Get Outside This Summer Infographic

Summer is here! Time to pause your shows on Netflix and get outside to enjoy the great outdoors. Take advantage of the long days and gorgeous summer weather…right in your own backyard! If you need a little inspiration, this infographic from Trex Outdoor Furniture highlights 20 Ways to Get Outside This Summer. Now get out there and explore, build, eat, exercise, play, and have fun! Continue reading 20 Ways to Get Outside This Summer Infographic

Small-Space Outdoor Ideas

In this “everyone glued to their smartphone screens” world, we all need a good dose of sunlight every now and again. Don’t have a backyard? No problem. At Trex® Outdoor Furniture,™ we want to get you outside year-round whether your outdoor space is a small balcony in the middle of New York City, a large deck in Santa Barbara, California, or a 4-foot-wide front porch … Continue reading Small-Space Outdoor Ideas

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Bring the Movies to Your Backyard Space

Want to create some backyard family fun this summer? Below is a simple DIY on how to make your own outdoor movie screen. Whether you invite the next-door neighbors, a group of kids, or you just want an intimate date night with your other half, grab a bowl of popcorn, a large Coke, and curl up in front of your very own “silver screen.” Here’s what you’ll need … Continue reading Bring the Movies to Your Backyard Space

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The Lay of the Lawn: Fun & Games for the Entire Family

In the past, the backyard served as a virtual playroom waiting to be explored. It served as the baseball diamond, the volleyball court, a racecourse for the neighborhood kids. These days it seems that the hours we spend inside are directly proportional to the number of technological devices we possess. So as spring slips into summer and the lawn greens up, what better way than … Continue reading The Lay of the Lawn: Fun & Games for the Entire Family

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Outdoor Living at its Finest

Your patio serves as an extension of your home. And to make that space more inviting, you don’t have to launch a full-scale remodel. At Trex® Outdoor Furniture™, we want to get you outside and keep you outside in stylish comfort. Here are some of our best tips for refreshing and repurposing your outdoor space for year-round living. Create a Sense of Enclosure Whether you … Continue reading Outdoor Living at its Finest