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The Best Patio Furniture For The Salt Air

Despite my nautical name, I, unfortunately, don’t live by the ocean. However, my wife’s family has a beach house near Nag’s Head and is kind enough to use it every year. It’s beautiful and has a picturesque back deck overlooking the dunes. Naturally, when my in-laws were in the market for a set of new …

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Top Rated Patio Chairs For The Elderly

When we picture older folks on patios, our mind may conjure up an image of a weathered old grandfather whittling away at a handmade doll in his rocking chair. Or maybe even a sweet, smiling grandmother on a porch swing with her grandson. These are idyllic scenes, but there are many more patio sitting options …

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Top Rated Patio Furniture Sets Under $200

It seems unlikely that you’d find a quality patio furniture set under $200. When you browse the selection of online retailers, so many options can cost thousands of dollars. Is it possible that someone can get a quality set for a fraction of the price? After two pots of coffee and one much-needed power nap, …

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When Should I Cover My Patio Furniture?

Winter is fast approaching, which can mean only one thing. It’s time for yearly patio furniture maintenance rituals. There are many things you can do to protect your furniture from inclement weather. The most bang for your buck comes from simply covering your outdoor furniture! In fact, the Captain recommends buying a patio furniture cover …

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Patio Furniture Picks For Toddlers (and Other Young Children)

Ahoy! I’ve been the parent of two small children for a while now, so I understand the sheer terror felt when a two year old tries to do a flying somersault off the side of a high-backed patio chair. Let’s face it, there’s a separate set of concerns when buying patio furniture for toddlers than …

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