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Tips & Trends

According to new research, consumers use their outdoor rooms for pretty much everything they can do indoors – from using cellphones for calls and games to working on computers, watching TV, eating...

Consumers outfitting their outdoor spaces in 2018 don’t need to stop with the furniture. They can select from a growing variety of accent pieces that will make their outdoor rooms just as beautiful as any indoor space.

“There’s really no limit to accent items available for outdoors now,”...

According to new research conducted on behalf of the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA), many Americans plan to use their backyards, porches and patios almost every day that weather permits this summer.

The ICFA, which represents manufacturers of outdoor furnishings who...

To Keep Children Safe, Anchor Televisions and Furniture Throughout Your Home

About three children are injured every hour in the United States when a television, piece of furniture or appliance that is not secured tips over on them, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission....

It’s Time to Get Outdoor Spaces Prepped for Warm Weather Relaxing and Entertaining

HIGH POINT, N.C. – With Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer just around the corner, it’s time to make sure your outdoor space is ready for relaxing and entertaining in the precious warm months...