Our Top Outdoor Patio Furniture Brands and Their Specialties

Posted on November 14, 2016 · Posted in Outdoor Living, Patio Furniture

When customers come in our store they’re usually unfamiliar with the Outdoor Living brand names.

Here’s a little tutorial on the top brand names in outdoor patio furniture, many of which began in California in the 1950’s. All brands offer a variety of seating options including, dining sets, lounge pieces, deep seating, and more. With these manufacturers you’ll receive the best quality for outdoor furniture on the market– pieces that will last a lifetime!

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1.  Tropitone®, the essence of quality Outdoor Living furniture. 

Specialty: Powder Coated Aluminum & Patterned & Cast Aluminum

The Tropitone® name has been around since 1954 and was founded on a blend of comfort and style. In the 1960’s Tropitone® started a revolution by breaking away from the traditional wood furniture and moving to powder coated aluminum. Utilizing a multi-step wash process, they created a longer lasting finish than other materials under any environmental conditions. They offer nearly any color you can imagine, from contemporary finishes to an antique look, finding the perfect color and finish is easy with Tropitone®.

Resources: Check out their cool Swatch Book where you can see the endless combinations available.

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2.  Patio Renaissance is built to last.

Specialty: Weather Wicker

Patio Renaissance is known for using strong aluminum frames, and hand woven techniques.  Specializing in weather wicker, Patio Renaissance uses the highest quality polyethelyne pellets developed by ExxonMobile, BP Global, and Formosa Plastics®. Polyethelyne is mixed with UV stabilizers and anti-aging compounds to protect against the elements. Synthetic products allow for an extended product life, along with a variety of colors.

Resources: Take a look at the large selection of appealing weather wicker weaves and finishes available online and in our stores.

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3.  Kingsley-Bate™, a thought leader in the world of Outdoor Living.

Specialties: Teak, Stainless Steel and Weather Wicker

Consistently listed as a top-selling line by retailers in Casual Living Magazine’s feature “Hot Sellers.”  All of their materials are responsibly sourced. When it comes to teak they use only carefully harvested Javanese and Burmese teak. While their cornerstone designs were teak, they have expanded to incorporate the finest quality designs in stainless steel and weather wicker.

Resources: Product specs and FAQ’s for Kingsley-Bate™ furniture.

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4.  Brown Jordan®, named the #1 Outdoor Living furniture brand.*

Specialties: Aluminum and vinyl lace designs

With their roots in Pasadena, California, Robert Brown & Hubert Jordan started the company in 1954 with the desire to make exclusive all-weather outdoor furniture. They’ve been recognized as innovators in the industry by bringing styles like the tubular aluminum and vinyl lace designs, called ‘Leisure.’ With over 30 different collections there is a style for every taste.

Resources:  Find specific sets that fit your tastes with their style generator.

* Source:  Patio Productions.com 2014 customer survey.


When you’re looking for beautiful outdoor patio furniture to last a lifetime, look no further than Green Acres Nursery & Supply withOutdoor Living departments in Elk Grove, Folsom & Rocklin.

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