outdoor patio umbrella

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, […]

aluminum patio furniture

Top reasons you’ll love aluminum patio furniture

Swimming, backyard barbeques, gardening, and fresh landscaping are all on your mind. It’s time to swing open the patio doors and let the warmth pour in: summer has arrived! No doubt you’ll be spending a lot of time in your yard this season, and the right patio set will help you make the most of […]

wrought iron table and chairs

Wrought iron furniture is perfect for unstable weather

Your outdoor space is an extension of your home. It’s a place to relax and unwind or to entertain guests on a beautiful summer evening. However, if you live somewhere with very unpredictable weather, you’ll want to find patio furniture that can withstand it. Wrought iron chairs are a perfect choice. Besides being available in […]

Sonoma Backyard Swim Spas

Why Swim Spa Hot Tubs Make Great Year-Round Investments

For many homeowners, being able to swim in the backyard is a dream come true, whether it be in a pool or an above-ground swim spa. Unfortunately, many don’t believe they can invest in a swimming area due to the climate where they live, finances, and a slew of other reasons. The good news is […]

all weather wicker patio set

Why an All Weather Wicker Patio Set Makes Season Transitions Easier

An outdoor patio set can be a wonderful addition to your home, making for many spring and summertime memories. However, one of the biggest responsibilities of owning a patio set is having to care for it as the seasons transition to colder, wetter weather. After all, you want your furniture to last as long as […]

how to winterize a hot tub

How to Winterize a Hot Tub

Soaking in a hot tub while snow lightly falls around you is an incredible experience. However, if you’re in for a particularly nasty winter or your hot tub is at your vacation home, you’ll want to take the proper steps to winterize your hot tub. The process is straightforward and follows the same steps as […]

Outdoor Accessories to Add to Your Wishlist

Optimizing your outdoor living room area involves much more than patio furniture. While furniture is a primary concern, there is so much more you can add to your backyard with the right outdoor accessories to make it stand out as a fantastic place to spend time with guests and loved ones. Here are some suggestions […]

Outdoor Patio and Lighting Inspiration to Complete Your Backyard

Creating the perfect outdoor patio space to complete your backyard oasis requires attention to detail and a few key design elements. Get patio inspiration from the list below and find everything you need to complete the look from Sonoma Backyard. Lighting Start by rounding up your favorite outdoor patio lighting ideas and deciding which will […]

Best Materials You Should Consider for Your Outdoor Furniture

Choosing furniture of any kind, no matter where it’s going to be placed, can be an arduous process. You want to balance aesthetics as well as functionality to ensure your furniture meets your needs. However, outdoor furniture has an additional consideration you need to take into account: the weather. You’re going to want your furniture […]