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4 Ways to Prepare for the Fall Season

October 2, 2018

Finally we're getting some cooler weather and it is fall! Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I only wish it lasted longer. Anyone agree?  By the end of summer I’m ready for everything fall has to offer including bonfires, football, pumpkin everything, fall decor, cozy sweaters, changing leaves, apple orchards and the list goes on and on.   Here are 4 ways you can get ready for the fall season. &... Read More

It’s not too late for Patio Season!

August 18, 2017

Can you believe it’s already August! I can’t. But it seems like every year the summer goes by faster than I’d like and sometimes I forget that the end of August doesn’t mean the end of enjoying the outdoors. Actually, September brings out some of the most beautiful weather conditions. Not as many bugs and the heat of the sun makes your feel warm instead of fried.  Here are 4 tips to enjoying the e... Read More

Outdoor Cushions: Do They Really Hold Up?

March 29, 2016

Outdoor furniture and outdoor entertaining has changed so much over the past 25 years. From a simple dining table and chairs to creating the “outdoor room,” the outdoor furniture industry has become more creative with construction, materials, and finishing work. This allows outdoor furniture to really withstand everything the outdoors throws at them. The sun’s harsh rays, down pouring rains, and the occasiona... Read More

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Pool Table Care

March 15, 2016

To start I’d like to mention that there is not much everyday maintenance to pool tables. A pool table is a piece of fine furniture and, if taken care of as such, it will last through generations. I decided to write this post in order to give myself a refresher course from our pool table experts, but also in hopes of learning something new. Right off the bat I’ve realized pool and billiards requires the least amoun... Read More

In Case You Missed It! Patio Furniture Care and Maintenance

June 30, 2015

Now that summer and warm weather is in full swing, it’s probably time for a reminder about how to care for your patio furniture.  A lot of patio furniture has become “maintenance free”, but there still are a few things you can do to keep that dining set or sofa looking great throughout the summer and through the years to come. Check out these previous blog posts for tips in caring for your patio furnitur... Read More

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Inside Peters Billiards Warehouse

May 26, 2015

Peters Billiards Warehouse is a side of our company that not many people get to see other than a location for picking up merchandise. We have quite the crew working behind the scenes to make sure all the products and services we offer are handled appropriately.  There is no way I could list everything that’s done at our warehouse in one blog post, but hopefully you can get a little taste of what our warehouse crew i... Read More

Leather Made Simple

November 4, 2014

Leather is everywhere in the furniture market these days, but some manufacturers can get a little sneaky with advertising. I’ve learned that less expensive doesn’t always mean a better deal. Many manufacturers use different leather terms to describe the material that’s on the piece. It might not even have any leather in it at all! “Leather” sofas can run the range from $399 - $5,000 or more and ... Read More

All-Weather Woven Furniture - Cleaning and Maintenance

October 13, 2014

Wicker has been around for ages and is the traditional look for covered porches.  Although the look is beautiful, traditional wicker needs more care, maintenance, and protection from the elements in order to be used outside. With the all-weather wicker available these days you no longer need to keep this furniture under covered porches. It can withstand the elements on an open patio, around a pool, or on your front lawn.&... Read More

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Outdoor Metal Furniture - Cleaning and Maintenance

October 13, 2014

Outdoor metal furniture has been around for many years. Metal is popular for offering durable all-weather capabilities and unique designs from traditional to contemporary. Each metal has special properties that require slightly different care. Refer to this blog post on patio furniture care for details in the three respective categories: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, and Iron.   ALUMINUM FRAMES Tip #1: General cleaning... Read More

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Teak and Faux Wood - Cleaning and Maintenance

October 13, 2014

Teak and faux wood are prized for outdoor furniture because both are low maintenance options while still offering beautiful designs. This is the 4th installment on Patio Care covering teak and faux wood care and maintenance. TEAK WOOD Valued for its elegance and durability, teak is great for its weather resistant properties. Take note of these 5 tips to care for you teak furniture. Tip #1: Periodic cleaning Clean on... Read More

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Natural and Faux Stone Cleaning and Maintenance

October 12, 2014

This is the third installment of patio furniture care and maintenance, which includes specific information on caring for natural and faux stone. Refer to these helpful tips from the experts to keep your table in top-top shape.   FAUX STONE & TILE Faux stone (such as solid surface composite or porcelain tile) is east to maintain. With a little effort in care and maintenance these table tops will stay beautiful for m... Read More

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Outdoor Cushions and Fabrics: Cleaning and Maintenance

October 12, 2014

The patio furniture industry has come a long way to make your outdoor space feel as comfortable as possible. With more and more options becoming available in outdoor cushions and fabrics you will want to know how to properly take care of them. Refer to these 5 helpful tips on fabric and cushion care.   Tip #1: Clean Spills Promptly The life of your fabric can be extended by simply cleaning spills as they happen. ... Read More

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Patio Furniture: General Care & Cleaning

October 12, 2014

You just invested your hard earned money on a beautiful patio set, so how do you keep it looking at its best for many seasons to come? Taking the time to care for your patio furniture is an important step to maintain the look you fell in love with. Here are some tips direct from the manufacturers on how to keep your furniture looking great many years down the road. Tip # 1: What do the pros say? Not all furniture is create... Read More

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