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Finish Your Garden with Accents from Sterling
Accent Spaces
So you've finished landscaping your outdoor space with beautiful flowers, stonework, mulch and plants... but something is still missing. What next? How do you add those final finishing touches to your garden to complete your outdoor space with charm and designer-inspired elements...
Pamper Your Pet with Sterling
Pamper Your Pet with Sterling
Pets are more than just cute, furry creatures that share our homes. Pets are warm, happy and loving beings that never cease in sharing their love and devotion with their owners unconditionally. Their loving nature and the bond between pets and their owners are the reason that pet owners enjoy pampering them and providing them with the best beds, food and toys that money can buy...
Patio Furniture Care & Maintenance Guide
Patio Furniture Care & Maintenance Guide
Proper maintenance and care of your patio furniture can extend the lifetime and beauty of your investment and ensure that your enjoyment of the furniture set lasts for many years to come. Proper cleaning of patio furniture sets can be a relatively simple process, how you go about it depends on what part of the piece you are cleaning and the material it is made from...
Measuring for New Cushions
Measuring Cushions
Whether you are looking for new cushions for new patio furniture or as a cost-effective method of updating your older patio furniture, we have the knowledge you will need so you can get your new cushions to fit perfectly. By following these simple steps you'll learn to find the correct size for your new cushions by either measuring your existing cushions or measuring...
GeoBella Benefits


GeoBella Benefits
GeoBella outdoor cushion fabric, by Phifer Incorporated, is engineered using premium Olefin yarn which is recycled post-industrial waste. Essentially, the fabric is engineered using fibers from pieces of other material that would have otherwise been discarded. The eco-conscious engineering does not halt there, the processing of the yarn requires less energy and water consumption than conventional fabric processes and it yields...
Patio Furniture Selection Guide


Patio Furniture Selection Guide
If you are planning on holding outdoor gatherings this season, your patio may need an update; but what do you choose to best complement the space? There are many things to take into account when searching for the perfect patio collection. Size of the space, forms of use and the climate you live in are probably the most important factors. It is critical to measure your deck or patio before buying furniture so you know what will fit in the space. It is also advised that you get the measurements of the furniture itself before...
Patio Wine Tasting


Patio Wine Tasting
Hosting a wine tasting party outdoors for friends and family is a great way of welcoming the new season. A patio or other outdoor space is a great place to gather to enjoy the beautiful weather, provided you have the patio furniture and ample space needed to create the ambiance you are looking for. After all, the number of guests you invite to the wine tasting depends largely on how much seating you have on your...
Fire Feature Trends in Patio Furniture
Fire Feature Trends in Patio Furniture
One of the more recent trends in patio furniture is adding sublime and elegant ambiance with fire features. These fire features are implemented into patio furniture by including a fire strip. The fire strips are usually built into a dining table or bar height table. Sterling is on top of providing the very latest in outdoor decor and offers a collection of this nature, the Clayton Collection. The Clayton bar height table is flawlessly designed with elegance and contemporary style in...
Rug Selection Guide


Rug Selection Guide
Area rugs serve many purposes, even rugs meant for outdoor spaces. Rugs can create and retain warmth, complement a decor style, create a focal point, hide damaged floor surfaces or even protect flooring. Choosing the right area rug for a space in your home or for an outdoor space may seem like a daunting task. It is important to take colors, decor style and size into account when you are selecting a rug. Also, there are certain measures and techniques you can follow to make sure you choose the rug that...
Sunbrella Benefits
Sunbrella Benefits
Sunbrella fabric is engineered with the environment in mind. The brand's dyeing process avoids harmful effluents and dramatically reduces water and energy consumption when compared to other conventional fabrics. Usually dyes are added to the surface of a fabric but the technique Sunbrella uses penetrates fabrics all the way to the core, guaranteeing years of vibrant, fade-resistant...