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Outdoor furniture can take a beating. This page contains thrifty tips and advice to help you fix outdoor furniture.



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Patio Swing

Replacing the Canopy on a Patio SwingTime and the elements can take their toll on the fabric canopy of your outdoor swing. Rather than purchasing an entirely new swing you can replace the canopy. This is a page about replacing canopy on a patio swing.


Replacement Canopy for an Outdoor Swing

Making a Replacement Canopy for an...This page is about making a replacement canopy for an outdoor swing. When the awning for an outdoor swing gets torn or tattered you may be able to fashion a new canopy.


Repairing Lawn Chairs

Repairing Lawn ChairsThis is a page about repairing lawn chairs. Often repairing a lawn chair is less expensive than buying new ones.


Resin Furniture

Repairing Resin Furniture?This page is about repairing resin furniture. When plastic gets cracked it can be a difficult to repair.


Wicker Furniture

Waterproofing Wicker Furniture?This is a page about waterproofing wicker furniture. Wicker furniture is often used outdoors on patios and decks. Exposure to rain can eventually damage your wicker, if unprotected.


Replacing the Fabric Seat on an Outdoor Porch Swing

Replacing the Fabric Seat on an Outdoor Porch Swing?Porch swings can be quite expensive to replace. If the fabric sling seat wears out consider replacing it rather than the entire swing. Check out the tips for replacing the fabric seat on an outdoor porch swing.


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Repairing a Burn Hole in an Outdoor Cushion?This is a page about repairing a burn hole in an outdoor cushion. Outdoor fires can send embers flying onto your patio or garden furniture leaving a burn hole in the fabric cushions.


Blue Chairs and Table on Patio

Repairing Patio FurnitureThis is a page to repairing patio furniture. Patio furniture is exposed to the elements day and night. It is no surprise then that the furniture on your patio is often in need of repair.


Repairing the Seam on a Wonder Table Bench Seat

How to Repair the Seam on a Leather Bench Seat?Sometimes, a small fix can extend the lifespan of an upholstered item and make it look almost brand-new. This page has advice about how to repair the seam on a leather bench seat.



Garden sofa with pillows.

Can You Paint Outdoor Fabric?Faded or worn fabric upholstery on outdoor furniture may need a facelift. There are specialty paints made for this exact purpose. This is a page about "Can you paint outdoor fabric?".


Refurbishing Goodwill Patio Chairs

Refurbishing Patio ChairsThis is a page about refurbishing goodwill patio chairs. Over time exposure to the elements can damage patio chairs. Refurbishing them is a great way to give new life to your patio chairs.


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Refurbishing an Outdoor Plastic Table?I have a white plastic table on my deck that is fairly large (seats 4). It has become weathered and stained and I can't wash it off. Does any one know what I can do to refurbish this table?


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Finding a Durable Material for a Picnic Table?I'd like to cover my picnic table and benches with decking. Every year I paint it, but it peels and looks horrible. Any ideas?


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Painting a Bench After Cleaning With Bleach?I cleaned a bench with bleach and now I want to paint it. How do I neutralize the bleach so paint will stick?


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Powder Coat Finish on Patio Furniture Looks Dull?I have a set of black metal mesh patio furniture that's about 8 years old. The powder coat finish is beginning to lose its luster and take on a lighter, faded look. I've washed it and that didn't help.


Plastic Outdoor Chairs Feel Gritty?My patio chairs are only 2 yrs old, but they look like they are 100! They are light beige in color, and plastic. Below is a picture. My problem is, after only 2 yrs, the plastic is all gritty feeling and has a powdery stuff that comes off on my clothes.


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Parts for Fixing an Outdoor Sofa?I need springs and supports for an old outside sofa swing for the seat part. Does anyone know were I can get parts?


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Replacing Outdoor Sofa Cushions?Replacing Outdoor Sofa Cushions. I have an outdoor sofa that has three separate cushions. Our dog totally destroyed one of the cushions. I was wondering if anyone has a cheap way to replace this cushion or all three?



Replacing a Torn Swing Canopy - torn canopy

Replacing a Torn Swing Canopy?Can anyone give me simple ideas to replace a torn canopy for my 3-person swing? Has anyone replaced the bench seat covering as well and if so, how?


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Assembling a Canopy Swing?I forgot how I took the frame off my canopy swing, so I am asking how or where do I connect the pole?


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Replacing a Cloth Swing Canopy?I have two swings and one BBQ grill with canopies and a gazebo where the cloth has either disintegrated or been torn to shreds by the cats. I would like to replace the canopies with something cat proof that will last. Are there metal canopies?


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Repairing Resin "Wicker" Furniture?My resin "wicker" outdoor furniture is unraveling. How can I repair it? What adhesive would I use?


Using an Exterior Vinyl Shade as a Canopy for an Outdoor Swing

Using an Exterior Vinyl Shade as a Canopy for an Outdoor Swing?How do I attach the vinyl outdoor shade to my swing for a replacement canopy cover?


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Applying Polyvine Varnish Over Bullseye123?I have sanded down an old plastic garden table and have applied one coat of Bullseye123 and it looks really good. Could I just apply another thin coat and then varnish it with Polyvine varnish so that I could wipe it?


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