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10 Tips to Select Outdoor Furniture


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Don't Forget the Shade
If you don't have natural shade, create your own.
If you don't have natural shade, create your own.
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During the hottest part of the day, sitting outside can get pretty unpleasant if your furniture isn't situated in the shade. What's the next best thing to a big old shade tree? Some sort of shade cover. Whether you're using a crank-deployed umbrella, a motorized awning or are blessed with a permanent wood or fiberglass roof over your patio or deck, make arrangements for some naturally refreshing and sheltering shade.


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