It’s indisputable: the “outdoor room” is here to stay. With consumers increasingly clamoring for outdoor spaces that blur the line between living room and classic backyard, so too does an opportunity grow for retailers who seek to cater to this market — after all, with a growing market comes opportunity for profit. Here, we offer a taste of the products the outdoor living category has to offer, from plush sectionals and lazy lounges to cool grills and fire features.
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Bobé Water & Fire
The revolutionary Grass Edge kit allows you to seamlessly run real or synthetic grass up to the pool's edge. The Bobé stainless steel substructure creates a barrier between the grass and the water's edge, thereby eliminating the need for a pool deck. The patent-pending Grass Edge kit is the only product on the market that delivers the strength and engineering needed to blend the pool and landscape into a flowing work of art, the company says.
bobewaterandfire.com | (888) 388-2623
The Sectional is a unique, versatile modular system that allows for endless configurations and easy rearranging. Pieces lock together and cushions stay in place with a snap-in-place interlocking system. The Sectional can be tailored to your design with high quality materials, like UV8-rated resin and Sunbrella fabrics, available in hundreds of stylish color combinations. Designed for use in water up to 10 inches deep, or simply as deck or patio décor.
ledgeloungers.com | (888) 749-5336
Escape in luxury as the Hampton Double Chaise plays double duty with two adjustable facing sections for conversation or enjoying the rays. Cushions are all made from industry leader Sunproof fabrics, which ensure water wicking and UV resistance for any outdoor use, while a synthetic weave in rich chocolate covers a sturdy galvanized aluminum frame. Umbrella and chaise cushions included.
zuomod.com | (866) 7-ZUOMOD
SABER's Elite Series is a new line of luxurious, high-performance gas grills meticulously manufactured with 304 commercial-grade stainless steel. The sleek carts of the two-, three- and four-burner grills ($2,499 - $3,999) are accented with bright, annealed stainless steel and hand-polished mirrored edges and handles. Finally, in addition to push-button ignition and ambient LED lighting over each control knob, SABER Elite grills use 30 percent less propane than traditional gas grills.
sabergrills.com | (888) 947-2237
Designed specifically to meet demand for seating in pools on sun shelves, the new Rock-r-Lounge in-pool chair can be used in (or around) the pool. Can be used alone as a rocker or together with an optional ottoman to create a chaise-style lounger. Easy to move, no filling and emptying of water required. Can be used on vinyl, pebble or plaster sun shelves. Available in 10 colors.
inter-fab.com | (800) 737-5386
Vivere introduces its new 9-foot Hammock & Stand Combination. Made with eye-catching solid wood frames, this hammock is a natural choice for a rugged design aesthetic or an immaculately manicured space. The stand provides durability and the densely woven double-cotton hammock comes in the spectacular Vivere patterns customers love. Solid color options also available.
vivereltd.com | (877) 836-0986
Unlike other canopies that are made of one long piece of fabric, Infinity Canopy is comprised of individual shade panels that connect together to create shade sections in any length and width. Shade panels can be used in one or multiple colors to create unique patterns. And unlike other shade products, which have a limited life span and must be replaced completely at some point, Infinity Canopy can be repaired onsite and updated to last for decades with minimal cost and effort.
infinitycanopy.com | (844) 422-6679
Telescope Casual Furniture
With classic farm table styling, the Plymouth Bay collection is a perfect fit for contemporary or traditional settings. This kid-friendly design is super durable, with a powder-coated aluminum frame and marine-grade polymer tabletop and benches, which can be customized with more than 90 different color schemes to fit any design palette. Made in America.
telescopecasual.com | (518) 642-1100
Kingsley Bate's Naples collection uses warm teak wood accents as the perfect counterpoint to sleek aluminum frames. Designed by John Caldwell, the collection includes a versatile sectional that is highly customizable using a mix of six different units. The coordinating club chair and ottoman have an all-weather wicker seating surface that eliminates the need for a cushion. Naples is stocked in a silver finish.
kingsleybate.com | (703) 361-7000
New for 2017 are Oxford Garden's Lite-Core Granite tabletops. These tabletops feature an aluminum honeycomb core, making them strong yet lightweight, while the natural granite shell offers a beautiful, unique surface. Lite-Core is available with the aluminum Travira Collection (pictured) as well as the shorea wood Wexford Collection.
oxfordgarden.com | (877) 866-3331
Primo Ceramic Grills
The Primo Oval XL 400 is Primo's most popular ceramic grill, and no wonder — it offers the largest cooking area of its selection, and the patented oval shape offers superior cooking efficiency and accessibility. Grill, bake, roast or smoke any food. Grill shown with Primo Grill Cart and 1-Piece Island Top. Can grill 15 to 25 steaks at one time.
Bring style to your outdoor design with cabinetry from Sierra Outdoor Designs. Sierra's system provides endless configurations to fit any space requirement. Build a layout from a number of select units to turn a grilling space into a full-functioning kitchen. Manufactured with durable 316 marine-grade stainless steel, cabinets are available in several finish options, from classic stainless to grey or brown faux stone. Freestanding islands are available as well as against-the-wall options to create a built-in look.
cardinalsystemsinc.com | (570) 385-1244
Artifical plants and flowers offer a host of benefits — they don't need to be watered, making them maintenance free and perfect for drought-prone areas, and beautiful foliage lasts all season long. To that end, Décors Véronneau offers an exclusive collection of high-quality, beautifully colored exotic outdoor floral arrangements and plants — even palm trees. All plants are UV resistant and protected against discoloration with a two-year warranty.
veronneau.com | (888) 909-2998
Big Green Egg
Grilling, baking, roasting and smoking – the Big Green Egg stands alone as one of the most versatile outdoor cooking products on the market, the company says. From appetizers to entrees to desserts, the EGG will exceed all of your culinary expectations, and with seven convenient sizes to choose from, there is an EGG to fit any backyard.
biggreenegg.com | (800) 793-2292
Compamia's Chaise features a polypropylene-frame commercial-grade sling made with Serge Ferrari Batyline mesh fabric. The seat back adjusts to five positions and folds flat for more comfortable sun bathing, while recessed wheels make it easy to move. Available in seven color combinations and three frame colors. No assembly required.
www.compamia.com/chaise-lounges | (305) 882-8930
The Illuminate Your Life line of rechargeable LED products features a wide variety of seating options, ice buckets, planters and floating globes ideal for entertaining. Products are battery-free — simply set the item on the charging base for two hours and the light will illuminate for 10 to 12 hours. All products come with a remote that features 16 color options and four color-changing modes at the push of a button.
gomainaccess.com | (888) 333-1134
Great American Waterfall Company
The Great American Waterfall Company manufactures ABS plastic waterfalls for both commercial and residential applications. GAWC carries a full line of standard size waterfalls from 1 foot to 8 feet with nozzles ranging from 1 inch to 12 inches. All 12 GAWC products can be radius cut, and all units come with a standard 2-inch back feed with bottom feed options. A wide range of color choices are available, from basic white to hammered and metallic looks.
gawcinc.com | (888) 683-0042
KUDU Safari Braai
The KUDU Safari Braai is a multifunctional grill, griddle and fire pit combined — a dream come true for backyard enthusiasts. Created by founder Stebin Horne, ASP's Stewart Vernon and Atlanta chef, restaurateur, speaker and cookbook author Kevin Gillespie, this versatile grilling system is made of heavy gauge steel, high-temp powder coating and stainless steel fasteners. The KUDU grills, sautés, sears, fries, boils, smokes and steams — and can often do so simultaneously.
kudugrills.com | (404) 719-8063
The Halo easily transforms the backyard into the ultimate patio destination. It can be assembled to connect all four coordinating sections as a whole or left separate for other uses. Made of 100 percent recyclable materials. Cushions are available in Sunbrella fabrics, among other options.
skylinedesign.com/northamerica | (877) 595-4634
Housewarmings Outdoor offers outdoor kitchens to suit every need. A wide variety of factory-finished kitchens can be selected directly from the "easy to sell" catalog or made custom. Housewarmings Outdoor's program allows you to purchase with or without components, and even order unfinished kitchens, which allows you to add your own finishes.
housewarmingsoutdoor.com | (877) 336-8836
Featherock's 100 percent natural pumice rock is safe in fire features and can be used as an alternative to lava rock. Pumice combines the natural, rugged look of lava rock with the modern style of firepit glass. Available in ¼-inch gravel to 6-inch cobbles in 5-pound bags or bulk bags.
featherock.com | (818) 882-0300
United States Pumice Co.
Pool Blok is a non-toxic pumice concrete and tile cleaner that quickly removes pool rings and stains caused by chemicals, algae, rust and mold. It will not change pool chemistry, it floats and is easy to use. Simply wet and rub directly on stains. Pool Blok has been used for decades by pool service techs because it is effective at removing unwanted deposits and stains.
uspumice.com | (909) 241-5455
303 Protectant is a premium surface treatment that provides superior protection against harmful UV rays that can cause discoloration, fading, embrittlement, cracking and/or chalking. It repels dust, dirt and lint, and resists soiling, staining and water spots. Safe and effective for vinyl, synthetic/natural rubber plastics, metals, wicker, clear vinyl, fiberglass, carbon fiber and finished leather.
303products.com | (800) 367-3245
RicoRock's bench waterfall, part of its Waterfall Creations line, presents an easy way to renovate a pool and add a fire element on a tight budget. It can be ordered with a 12 or 24-inch ColorFall spillway waterfall and a 24-inch linear fire effect. Vent holes are provided and a propane tank can fit, completely hidden, within the hollow cavity of the bench. The unit measures 5 feet, 10 inches wide and weighs about 300 pounds.
waterfallcreations.com | (888) 717-3100
Plank & Hide Co.
Plank & Hide brought the indoors out with the classic, French-inspired Pelham collection. The gorgeous tapered legs are adorned with Directoire-style mouldings and finished in a 15-step handpainted greige powder coat, while the chair backs are intricately woven into a lovely herringbone pattern with weatherproof, UV-resistant wicker.
plankandhide.com | (888) 462-6852
Bobé Water & Fire
Remotely control your fire features with Bobé's fully machined, weatherproof ignition system. The Fenix 13.2V automated ignition system features a hot start — not a spark or pilot — for safe operation. Unparalleled performance in high winds. Also features a manual bypass option.
bobewaterandfire.com | (888) 388-2623