Prepare for Spring with a Custom, Modern Outdoor Kitchen

A patio or backyard can easily become an extension of your living space. It’s perfect for relaxing under the stars, entertaining guests, and cooking amazing food on the grill. Enjoy this space to the fullest by creating an outdoor kitchen that reflects your unique design personality and makes every guest feel like family. Consider the […]

When Do I Need a Spa Cover Replacement?

Ahhh, hot tubs. They are useful in so many ways: relieving stress, soothing aches and pains, warming you up in the winter, and even cooling you off in the summer. To keep your hot tub in optimal condition and running as efficiently as possible, it’s important to know when you need a spa cover replacement. […]

How to Maintain Your Swimming Pool During Cold Winters

Winter pool maintenance isn’t just for those living in cold climates. Some warm areas, like California, can still get cold enough in the winter to cause damage to pipes and pumps, as well as other parts of your pool. Fortunately, knowing how to maintain your swimming pool and preparing for the colder weather will help […]

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Why Fall is the Best Time for Gas Outdoor Fire Pits

The air is getting crisp, and the leaves are turning brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow. Pumpkins are popping up on all your neighbor’s porches, along with shared zucchini, apples, and peaches that everyone suddenly has in excess. It just may be the best time of the year! Thankfully, cooler temperatures and less daylight […]

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Small Backyard Pool Design Ideas

If your home sits on a small or narrow lot, you may think your dreams of having a backyard pool are over. However, dozens of small pool design ideas can work with even the smallest of spaces. The trick is to work with the contours of your home, which ensures the pool doesn’t take away […]

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Does Cast Aluminum Rust

There are several types of material to choose from when buying patio furniture for your outdoor entertaining space. Naturally, you’ll want something strong and durable, with the ability to stand up against the elements, as well as look beautiful. Metal furniture is a popular choice, however a common question many people have is, “Does cast […]

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Be the Most Popular Home on the Block with Epic Summer Pool Parties

Owning a pool has many obvious benefits. You can cool off on a hot summer day without having to hunt down a public pool. You get to enjoy the beauty of your pool every time you walk into the backyard. You can even stay cool and fit by swimming for exercise. However, the perks of […]

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Top 5 summer backyard deck design trends for 2020

More and more homeowners are investing in outdoor living spaces, turning their backyards into an outdoor living space to unwind and have fun. At Sonoma Backyard, we help you set up your space to make it your own. With our expertise, we can help you get what you need and set up for the most […]

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Escape the glaring sun with outdoor patio umbrellas

With more people staying at home these days, Sonoma area residents may be spending a majority of their summer lounging out on their patios. While this can be a lot of fun when you’re hanging out at home, it’s easy to forget that you can still get sunburned while being outside. You might use a […]

Spas and COVID-19: How to enjoy your spa during the coronavirus pandemic and keep your family safe

With the growing concerns over the coronavirus in California, you may be wondering which of your favorite activities you can still enjoy. You may also be spending work hours at home and dreaming of the perfect spa retreat in your backyard. The good news is, even during these times of restricted activity caused by COVID-19, […]