How to Store Your Patio Furniture for the Cold Weather

You can usually get away with keeping your patio furniture outside for at least some of fall, but as the weather starts to get cooler, you may want to think about how storing everything for the harsher climate. It’s better to get it done before gets too bad outside. The process is pretty straightforward, but there are some steps you should take to make your furniture lasts longer and save you some effort the next time you want to bring them out:

1. Clean everything. Most outdoor furniture can be washed with a standard multipurpose cleaning solution, but double check to be sure (don’t use soap on wooden furniture!). Check if there are any special instructions for cleaning cushions, since … Read more...

Get Outside, Get Active, Get Healthy!

Now that the weather is the best it’s been all year, there’s no excuse to stay indoors! This is especially good news for those of you who aren’t fans of going to the gym. Now you can get outside to stay active and healthy!

If you don’t already have one, you’re going to want to get your hands on a Fitbit. Among other features, these sleek and stylish wristbands track your steps, calories burned, and active minutes, so you can make sure you’re on top of your health each day. It will be super encouraging to see your Fitbit track your activity now that the weather is warming up. We tend to be far less sedentary when the weather permits … Read more...