Category: Hauser’s Patio

Buyer’s Guide to Fire Pits Part III

Buyer’s Guide to Fire Pits Part III

This is the last installment of our guide on finding the perfect fire pit. If you haven’t yet read our previous articles, please refer to the Buyer’s Guide to Fire Pits Part I for advice on technical considerations such as your local building codes, where your fire feature will be placed and whether or not… Continue Reading.

Midcentury Modern for Your Backyard Oasis

Midcentury Modern for Your Backyard Oasis

There is one style that is a perennial favorite amongst designers and particularly those here in southern California and that is midcentury modern. Its clean lines and organic curves lend themselves to our contemporary lifestyles and blend right in with the oceanside landscape in our backyards. With that in mind, here are several ideas that… Continue Reading.

Indoor and Screen Porch Design Ideas

Indoor and Screen Porch Design Ideas

As many of us spent more time at home in the past year, home improvement was the name of the game. Perhaps you took on new landscaping projects or finally renovated your kitchen or bath. Some of you may have taken the time to enclose your back porch in order to comfortably use that outdoor… Continue Reading.

Space Saving Tips for a Compact Backyard Oasis

Space Saving Tips for a Compact Backyard Oasis

Not all of us are blessed with a large outdoor living area. Some of us have compressed spaces in which to enjoy the outdoors – whether that is a rooftop terrace or a small patch of grass – with no room for anything that does not count in terms of comfort, functionality and aesthetic value…. Continue Reading.

Start Your Spring Cleaning Outdoors

Start Your Spring Cleaning Outdoors outdoor water hose

As the weather warms up and we once again look forward to the change of seasons, why not start your spring cleaning outdoors? Taking the time now to renew, refurbish and repair your outdoor furnishings and features means you can relax and enjoy your backyard, patio, or deck later as the weather gets even nicer…. Continue Reading.

Buyer’s Guide to Fire Pits Part I

Buyer’s Guide to Fire Pits Part I outdoor firefall fireplace

Outdoor fire pits are a feature sure to be used all year long on your porch, patio, or deck. Today, there are literally hundreds of options to consider when trying to find the perfect fire feature. That is why we have formulated this three-part buyer’s guide to fire pits that look great and perform perfectly… Continue Reading.

Gas Fire Pits: Designs for Your San Diego Lifestyle

Gas Fire Pits: Designs for Your San Diego Lifestyle fire bowl

Nothing compares to the warmth and ambience of a gas fire pit in your luxury outdoor living space. Not only does the right type of fire pit create a soft glow at night, it sparks conversation and creates an atmosphere that draws people to the dancing flames. But out of all the designs available today… Continue Reading.

Tips for Creating the Perfect Backyard Retreat

Tips for Creating the Perfect Backyard Retreat

Ah, rest and relaxation! That’s exactly what you are looking forward to when you get home at the end of a long day. But does your outdoor living room resemble more of a hazard zone than the perfect backyard retreat? Use these tips to transform your backyard into the oasis you deserve to enjoy each… Continue Reading.

Luxury Outdoor Furnishings for Your Backyard Oasis

Luxury Outdoor Furnishings for Your Backyard Oasis TUUCI stingray umbrella

When is a backyard oasis truly a place to relax and enjoy? When it most resembles one you might find at a luxury, high-end resort. This is not the place to skimp on the quality of furnishings and furniture. Instead, find the most luxurious styles and gorgeous designs that reflect the true nature of your… Continue Reading.

How to Create a Party Friendly Backyard

How to Create a Party Friendly Backyard

Have you always wanted a backyard where everyone in your family and surrounding neighborhood gather to have a good time? If you current outdoor living area isn’t quite up to snuff in terms of style, comfort and usability, then use these tips to create a party friendly backyard sure to be the hub for fun. … Continue Reading.

Add an Eco Friendly Fire Pit to Your Backyard Oasis

Add an Eco Friendly Fire Pit to Your Backyard Oasis Casual Fireside gas fire pit by OW Lee

Every San Diego homeowner needs an eco friendly fire pit in their backyard oasis – at least that’s our contention. There is nothing quite as mesmerizing, romantic and comfort-inducing as a fire pit putting out a warm glow. Here is everything you need to know about adding a fire pit to your luxury outdoor living… Continue Reading.

Turn Your Backyard into a Staycation Resort

Turn Your Backyard into a Staycation Resort Bay Master poolside umbrella

With the end of summer in sight, you may think you will be using your luxury outdoor living room less. But, with a bit cooler weather on the way, the opposite should be true. In fact, this fall is the perfect time to plan a staycation in your backyard resort. Here are a few suggestions… Continue Reading.

Ideas for Styling Your San Diego Side Yard

Ideas for Styling Your San Diego Side Yard

For most of us, having a luxury backyard oasis equipped for relaxing, swimming and entertaining is the dream. But sometimes our backyard just isn’t enough space for doing it all – or it doesn’t quite fit our goals. Why not use all the outdoor square footage around your house? There’s no reason to keep all… Continue Reading.

Have a Wing Ding of a Barbecue with Chicken Wings

Have a Wing Ding of a Barbecue with Chicken Wings

In our summer grilling recipes series we have focused mainly on how to best prepare barbecued meats. But second only in popularity are chicken wings. We hope you enjoy these tips and recipes for having the best wing ding of a barbecue with chicken wings prepared to perfection, courtesy of Kingsford.com. Best Practices for Perfectly… Continue Reading.

Best Meats When Grilling for a Crowd

Best Meats When Grilling for a Crowd

Summer is the perfect time of year for entertaining. That often means you will be grilling for a crowd. Here are our picks for the beat meats that will satisfy your guests while you show off your cooking chops. Easy Options: Burgers and Brats If your guest list numbers over a dozen people in addition… Continue Reading.

Perfectly Grilled Meat, Every Time

Perfectly Grilled Meat, Every Time

When it comes to barbecue, it’s all about the meat. Yes, you can certainly grill all sorts of vegetables and side dishes and even desserts on your BBQ, but let’s face – we all want perfectly grilled meat to shine as the star on our summertime dinner plates. And with these expert BBQ tips from… Continue Reading.

Tips for a Perfect Holiday Barbecue Plus a Grilled Potato Salad Recipe

Tips for a Perfect Holiday Barbecue Plus a Grilled Potato Salad Recipe

The summer season is in full swing and that means it is time to fire up the grill! To help you make your next backyard BBQ a big hit, take these grilling tips from The Food Network and Bobby Flay. Clean Your Grill The most important part of producing good-tasting food at a perfect holiday… Continue Reading.

Treasure Garden Umbrella Options

Treasure Garden Umbrella Options

Is your luxury patio in need of a new shade feature? Perhaps it just needs some freshening up. With all the Treasure Garden umbrella options, it is easy to find a beautiful shade feature that fits perfectly with the style, colors and existing décor in your outdoor living room. Take a look. Treasure Garden Market… Continue Reading.

Go Beyond Ordinary with a TUUCI Shade Structure

Go Beyond Ordinary with a TUUCI Shade Structure Bay Master poolside umbrella

When you are looking for something extraordinary to make your backyard oasis stand out from the crowd, look no further than a TUUCI shade structure. With unusual shapes and quality that is beyond what you will find in any other manufacturer, adding a TUUCI shade sculpture or two or three is the best way to… Continue Reading.

Why You Need Sunbrella Fabric for Umbrellas and Shade Features

Why You Need Sunbrella Fabric for Umbrellas and Shade Features

Summertime is often the time of year when we think first about shade features in our luxury outdoor living room. Whether you need to add new outdoor umbrellas or simply order replacement fabric for your existing shade features, you should always consider using Sunbrella fabric. Here are all the reasons why Sunbrella fabric is the… Continue Reading.

It’s Easy to Order a Customized Umbrella Online

It’s Easy to Order a Customized Umbrella Online

Welcome June! As we head into this month and the official start of summer, it is just the right time to think about adding shade features to your backyard oasis. There are plenty of options for creating a shade umbrella that is perfect for your outdoor surroundings. At Hauser’s Patio, we make it easy to… Continue Reading.