Wednesday, August 28, 2013

How to Repaint your Aluminum Sling Furniture to Mirror your Unique Style

Outdoor bar and dining sets are a great way to enjoy the great outdoors in the midst of your own backyard. It’s quite possible that the color of your frames may be fading from sitting on the hot porch for many summers! If your slings are still in great condition, it would seem wasteful to buy a completely new set. Rather than being content with this eye-sore, you can easily repaint your Aluminum Sling Furniture to Mirror your Unique Style! Here is our quick & easy 8 Step Guide!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 You could probably turn on the bathroom sink and wash your hands in the dark. Even if you’re staying the night in an unfamiliar home, you might want to flick the lights on to find where the homeowners keep their soap… but you wouldn’t need to flip a switch if all you wanted to do was rinse your hands off with some warm water. Or cold water, for that matter! Why’s that? Because in sinks across the country, the hot water knob is on the left, and the cold water is on the right. Like Australian toilets flushing the “wrong” direction, bathroom faucets in the United States are just “built that way.” This is great for those bumbling bathroom breaks in the dark dead of night, but has it ever piqued your curiosity?

5 Spots We Forget to Clean in Our Home

If you’re one of the unfortunate few who still have to clean their homes themselves and don’t have the luxury of hiring a maid to do all of your cooking, cleaning, thinking, and washing, chances are you have overlooked a couple areas! It’s normal to clean the most visible spots…right? Not necessarily. Here are 5&

Can Your Dietary Habits Affect Your Sleep Habits? | Fit, Healthy, Witty

The relationship between what you eat and how you sleep has never been so defined. Click on the link to read this article and find out the interesting correlation between these two habits!

Friday, August 23, 2013

Weekly Round Up: Found Online

Following our tradition of bringing you interesting stories at the end of every week, we would like to share with you several provocative finds! If it has anything to do with patios or backyards, weĆ¢€™d like to hear about it! Topics include: How to Grow Popcorn, Landscaping Investments, How to Get Rid of Whiteflies, and Products from Shindaiwa!

Trending Geometric Patterns, Parents anticipate children leaving to college, Decorating Small Spaces, and a rise in Mattress Stores: It’s the Weekly Round Up!

Last week, we had plenty to talk about with the recall issued by IKEA for two kids beds that received complaints about sharp pointed objects. This week we’ve found some great stories about new trends in 2013. We’ll try to sum up the week’s events so that you will be up to date to all&

Is Vintage Outdoor Wood Furniture Coming Back Into Vogue? | Luxury Trends | Luxury Lifestyle Blog | Latest Fashion Trends

It seems that, at the time of this writing, people are growing highly interested once again in vintage, or vintage-appearing, outdoor wood furniture. The look

How to Decorate a 1-Bedroom

Decorating a small space can present unique challenges that force you to address the constraints of a limited canvas. Rest assured, there are many techniques that you can employ to design a larger than life concept. Here are 10 tips that will teach you how to decorate a 1 bedroom house, apartment, or condo! 10&

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

What the Amish Can Teach You About Bathroom Vanities

Amish culture has often been recognized for its reluctance to adopt modern technology in an effort to maintain a simple and peaceful lifestyle. Even with the advent of power tools and other electro

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Which is Best: Curtains, Blinds, or Shutters?

There are 3 main ways that you can cover your windows but knowing how to choose the best one to fit your home is important! Curtains, blinds, and shutters all have their benefits and drawbacks so we are going to outline these for you today! Window covering serve a functional purpose by regulating temperature, air&

How to Water Your Lawn this Summer and Conserve Water

Watering your lawn is the portion of water usage in every household. For this reason, we should all know what we can do to cut water bills in half! Caring for your lawn takes time, attention to detail, and the knowledge to understand the signs that your grass is giving you. Here are 6 tips that will help you save h20 while watering your lawn this summer!

Budget Remodeling for Small Bathrooms

When you want to change the look of your bathroom, you will be faced with a quandary if your bathroom is quite small. Most designers create bathroom fixtures that are more suitable to large bathrooms.

Monday, August 19, 2013

How to Pick Out a Good Mattress

Knowing how to pick out a good mattress may seem like an easy task but when you compare many mattresses together, the fine line that separates the right one and the wrong one becomes blurred. So what should you look for when purchasing your next mattress? Here are 10 tips that will teach you How&

Friday, August 16, 2013

Weekly Round Up: Found Online

It appears that the weekend is upon us and with that comes our Weekly Round Up! Let’s dive into it! If you have made purchases at Ikea, you need to hear about the recall they issued just yesterday! We have also found a $175,000 bed that is fit for royalty & two other stories. Read&

Weekly Round Up: Found Online

We’ve scoured the net to round up some of the most compelling stories of the week! This week we have two fun and easy DIY’s, Forever Patio wicker furniture, Giant Allium Bulbs, and a backyard discovery that cost a couple $5,000! Hold on to your seat because you’re in for a surprise!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cool New Products from K+BB

K+BB Has it All! Established for over 50 years, Kitchen Bath Business and Home has withstood the test of time and proven its ability to adapt to the wave of new ideas and design. Their knack for cu

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Introducing: Our New Catalog for Forever Patio Products, 2013 Edition! - Patio Furniture Articles

Good afternoon, friends! This is Mike with, here to tell you about our brand new catalog from Forever Patio! Forever Patio is one of our favorite new manufacturers of high qua

The Forever Patio Catalog - 2013

Forever Patio features premier long-lasting outdoor wicker furniture at affordable prices. Check out this 2013 catalog to see the best of Forever Patio’s offerings all in one easy-to-view pdf! For more information on any product, click the link to be taken to the product page.

10 Myths about Sleep Everyone Thinks Are True

If you live on planet Earth, chances are you have heard many different opinions about how you can achieve the best night of sleep. Today we are going to debunk 10 Myths about Sleep That Everyone Thinks Are True! Teaser: We threw in one that is not a myth but is a proven fact! Can&

Monday, August 12, 2013

The Art and Science of Washing Your Hands

Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. This post will clarify The Art and Science of Washing Your Hands so that you will know just what it t

7 Fun Facts about Beds

Since you never had the chance to study the history of the bed when you were in school, we are going to tell you 7 Fun Facts about Beds that you should know! Sure, you may know the different sizes that a mattress come in but these are a bit more surprising than you would&

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Kenroy Homes Releases New Solar Lantern! - Fountain Crafters Blog

Kenroy Homes has just released a new state of the art product that will reshape the way you think about outdoor lighting! Following the growing trend of ecofriendly products, these lanterns are able p

Top 10 Interior Design Mistakes

Interior Design 101 When you first dive into Interior Design, you may be wondering where to start, how to get ideas, and ways to stir up your inner creativity! Here are the Top 10 Interior Design Mistakes that you will want to avoid! Sidestep these mistakes and you will be well on your way to&

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

When Termites Attack!

Termites can be found in all 50 states except for Alaska. The National Pest Management Association has reported that termites cause an estimated $5 billion in damage to U.S. buildings each year! In order to get rid of these little critters, you will need to understand what they are and how they operate. Here is a comprehensive guide on what you can do When Termites Attack!

How your bed can make you sick

Is your Bed making you Sick? You have probably never realized that we typically spend a third of our lives in our bed. With such a large portion of our lives dedicated to sleep, it is important that we maintain a safe mattress! Your bed can make you sick and here are several reasons why.&

Monday, August 5, 2013

4 Bathroom Myths that Aren’t True

So and so said… In a world filled with gossip surrounding celebrities like Kardashian & Snooki, it’s a well-known fact that there are a boundless supply of rumors and myths out there. Unfor

Fruit of the Month - Nectarine

August has just begun and we would like to bring to you our Fruit of the Month! Nectarine is a very similar relative to the peach but has subtle differences. Grown in warmer climates, the nectarine can be found in both the Northern and Southern hemisphere.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Troubleshooting Guide : How to Repair Your Toilet

Solve Your Restroom Headaches Become an expert on toilet repair! In this post, we will teach you everything you need to know about the 5 most common problems with toilets and what you can do to s

5 Creative Bathtubs

Incredible Bathtubs The average human being will spend approximately 1.5 years of their life on the toilet! Spending so much time on the toilet deserves a little attention! Here are 5 creative bath t

Papaya is our Fruit of the Month

Papaya or “PawPaw” as it’s called in other countries is our Fruit of the Month! Get excited! The two most common types of papaya are grown in Hawaii and Mexico. Hawaiian Papaya can be distinguished by its yellowish skin, sweet tasting meat, and a weight of around 1 pound. Mexican Papaya has a reddish-orange skin and tastes much milder in comparison to its Hawaiian counterpart. Weighing in at 10 pounds, Mexican papaya is noticeable larger in size.

Announcing Our Upcoming Exclusive Furniture Line: The Acapulco Chair and Chat Set!

Patio Productions is pleased to announce a whole new line of stunning patio furniture: the Acapulco chair and chat set! This modern chat set is based on the classic - nay, iconic - Mexican resort chair that was created and rose to enormous popularity in the 1950’s.

4 Ways Gardening Can Save Your Life

Do you think gardening is just for little old ladies enjoying their weekend hobby? Guess again! Here are 4 ways gardening can save your life and help promote a healthy lifestyle! Stress relief, improved mental health, exercise, and reduced risk of serious illness can all be accomplished by a little sweat and enthusiasm!

The Coolest Rooftop Bars in the World

Rooftop Bars offer scenic, relaxing, and inviting backdrops for social gatherings. From wedding parties, birthdays, and other extravaganzas, it sets the stage for some memorable times. Check out some of the coolest rooftop bars in the world that will make you want to take a vacation!

4 Reasons Why Gardening is Good For the Environment

Take a couple of minutes to learn how you can do your part to build a healthier planet! Gardening is good for the environment for several extraordinary reasons! Collective Effort Planting your own garden may make you wonder how much of a difference you are actually making. The thing is, gardening is a collective effort! Many small gardens in a community can make a huge difference. In fact, research in the UK found that personal gardens compose over 25% of the trees in non-forest environments! This is your chance to do your part!

The Cause of Morning Sickness

Why Do I Feel Sick in the Morning? While morning sickness is most commonly associated with pregnancy, there are several other reasons why you may be experiencing these symptoms. Here are the main causes of morning sickness along with a couple tips to help you wake up ready to start your day off right! Understanding&

Incredible Shipping Containers Homes

A New Take on Homes In recent years, innovative green architecture has become an increasingly popular alternative to high priced housing. While many may have preconceived notions about these designs, the industry has taken strides to improve the quality, aesthetics, and functionality of these homes. If you’re still hesitant, let Platform Beds Online show you&

5 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep

Catching Some Zzzz’s Falling asleep can sometimes seem impossible! Here are 5 quick tips to help you fall asleep faster! Using lavender oil, adjusting temperature, changing your sleeping position, eating snacks, and fixing lighting can all help solve your sleeping problems! Lavender Oil Placing a few drops of lavender oil on your pillow can do&

How the Pareto Principle Can Help You Organize Your Bedroom

Pareto Can Help You Organize Your Life! How can an economics theory help you organize your bedroom and help you save time and space? Although the two may seem to have no relation at all, the 80/20 rule has relevance to almost every are in our lives including business, time management, and usefulness of everyday&

The 5 Most Expensive Beds in the World

Sticker Shock! How much could one really spend on a bed? Couple hundred, maybe a couple thousand? How about a couple million! These next selections are sure to make you hold onto your wallets as Platform Beds Online brings you 5 of the World’s Most Expensive Beds! 1. Baldacchino Supreme Topping the list at a&

Turning Your Garden into a Work of Art

With summer in full-spring, you’re probably enjoying a considerable amount of time on your backyard patio! Investing a couple hours into your personal garden is rewarding and a great way to turn your garden into a work of art. Here are a few quick tips that you can use to add some eye appeal to your home garden!

Different Types of Platform Beds

How to Choose the Right Platform Bed Platform beds come in a variety of materials, architectural designs, and artistic styles. Being well informed on these details is the key to choosing the right bed for you! After all, you will be sleeping on it for 8 hours every night! - Materials - There are a&

The Hottest Trending Brands in Outdoor Furniture

Check out the latest trends in outdoor furniture. Learn about 2 Brands that are blowing the competition out of water in 2013! We’re ready to go head-to-head with Harmonia Living & Forever Patio!

How to Keep Your Indoor Fountain From Smelling!

Take a moment to read this brief guide on how to cure Smelly Fountain Syndrome! ISMF is a condition found in fountains that have been neglected and have not received the proper treatment to prevent unwanted odors!