2020 Backyard and Outdoor Décor Trends

In 2020, outdoor spaces, in general, are trending. Backyards are becoming more functional, fun and sophisticated spaces. The emphasis is on new outdoor furniture options, colour trends for fabrics and finishes, as well as new features such as heating and hot tubs. The focus is on extending the season you can enjoy your outdoor space […]

Games to Play on a Pool Table

Have you ever thought of using your pool table for something other than pool? You might be surprised at what else you can do. While billiards is a fun way to spend time with family and friends, especially as the weather starts to cool down, there are many different pool table games out there.   Here are our […]

All Weather Outdoor Wicker Furniture

Wicker is a weave, not a material. There is no wicker tree and you’ll never find comfortable patio furniture growing naturally in the high wilderness. Wicker furniture can just as easily be synthetic as natural. Lots of wicker furniture is made from common natural materials including rattan, bamboo and willow. Rattan is: Inexpensive, lightweight, flexible […]

How to Use the Kit Included with Your Beachcomber Hot Tub

Beachcomber Hot Tub owners receive a 3 piece test kit. In order to maintain the ideal healthy balance in your spa, you should master how to use it! The kit includes: Comparator Orthotolidine Phenol Red Comparator This small, dual-compartment vial is used to measure the pH (on the right side) and the amount of active sanitizer […]

The New Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide

You know you want a hot tub; you just don’t know where to start. Well, we say start right here. Here we’ve recorded everything you need to know before taking the plunge and bringing home your first hot tub. 1. Maintenance Hot tubs require maintenance. Work! Nobody likes it, but everybody likes the result of […]

So You Want to Learn Snooker? Great!

Good for you! We don’t hear about enough snooker players around here, but it’s arguably our favourite game to play on a billiards table. Everything you need to know to get through a game of snooker is contained here. So bookmark this page and come back often. The basics 1) Potting a ball entitles the […]

How to Buy Wicker Outdoor Furniture

The first thing you need to know about wicker is this: there’s no wicker tree. Wicker actually refers to the tight weave of the material, not the material itself. Wicker can be both natural and synthetic. Common natural materials include: Rattan Inexpensive, lightweight, flexible and shockingly durable. Rattan is super low maintenance and doesn’t require […]

Clean your teak

To clean your teak furniture, grab a bucket about 1.5 gallons or larger and fill it with: 2/3 cup of any household detergent ¼ cup of bleach 1 gallon of warm water Rinse the furniture with fresh water from the hose or kitchen sink. Use a soft bristled brush and scrub the wet wood with […]