Monthly Archives: March 2016

Commercial Outdoor Picnic Tables

picnic table in park

Picnic season is coming and with the arrival of spring, many picnic spot managers have been busy in making the picnic spot the best for the visitors and guests. Along with a number of factors like hygienic conditions, leisure activities, customer service etc., one great factor that should be the focus in this regard is the outdoor furniture. When it comes to picnic, it is about a group or a bunch of quite a number of people who want to have some good and comfortable time together. Why not to provide complete amusement and comforts in terms of outdoor picnic tables where they all can sit together and relax? The commercial outdoor picnic tables thus become an important accessory for outdoor picnic furniture.

The commercial outdoor picnic tables are available in a number of varieties in terms of styles, sizes, material used and colors. Nowadays, sunbrella, wood liker timber and oak, plastic, concrete and metals are all being used for making these picnic tables. The style and sizes are also based on a number of factors like the area of the picnic spot and the target audience it has been made for. Usually, the public picnic spots utilize multicolored or bright colored picnic tables so as to attract children. In addition, colors also give a sort of relaxation to the people who want to enjoy the natural open space sitting on some co0ol colored picnic tables.

Since these picnic tables are placed outdoor, the weather conditions might affect their look and quality with time if not properly taken care of. Most of the picnic placed use metal and plastic made commercial outdoor picnic tables which are easy to clean and maintain and possess high durability against the extreme weather conditions. In addition, concrete and wooden tables are also placed in some resorts.

Maintaining Vinyl Based Outdoor Restaurant Furniture

Summer BBQ Party or PicnicVinyl fabric is nowadays a heavily used feature in outdoor restaurant furniture, where it includes outdoor chairs, benches, dining table, sofa sets, bar stools and other related patio furniture categories.  It is an attractive and economic fabric for outdoor restaurant furniture however, if not cared properly; it can be degraded to a faster rate. In this article, we would discuss how the vinyl based outdoor restaurant furniture can be maintained and cleaned with ease.

Though there are a number of alternatives available for protecting, cleaning and conditioning the outdoor furniture, however, vinyl based furniture needs vinyl conditioners that can be used in terms of proper cleaning and care or the conditioner itself may not be effective and fast as it should be.  It is also quite important to consider the fact that what vinyl is and what it is not. This is because vinyl is often confused with other materials like leather, which needs a different sort of care.

Vinyl is the kind of plastic that is developed from salt and ethylene. This is the short form of polyvinyl chloride. PVC can be developed into different kinds and can look like rubber, leather and even lighter edition of ceramic. The weather like material is termed as vinyl and is heavily used in outdoor restaurant furniture, boat and car interiors and clothing. The vinyl based outdoor furniture is popular since it looks good, sophisticated and quite easy to clean and maintain.  Since it resembles leather, it gives a luxurious touch to the restaurant outdoors.

Don’t use harsh or strong chemicals for vinyl based furniture since it is porous and can absorbed the chemicals if not washed and cleaned properly. Make sure you dust or vacuum clean the furniture on regular basis since outdoor restaurant furniture is more prone to be affected from dust and weather conditions.

Commercial Bike Racks

Bikes at UC Davis campus


A commercial bike rack is the contemporary outdoor furniture to which the commercial bikes can be safely attached for the purpose of parking. The bike racks might be a freely standing entity or these can be attached with the ground or some kind of stationary object like building. Indoor bike racks are usually used for the personal bike parking while outdoor bike racks are usually seen in commercial areas. General kinds of bike racks include the Serpentine, Inverted U, Grid, Bollard and Decorative. The most secured and effective bike racks are the ones that are able to secure both the wheels and the frame of the bike by using the bike lock.

Commercial bike racks can be manufactured from a number of materials. Weather resistance, durability, functionality and appearance are extremely important factors for the material of the commercial bike rack. The construction materials can be recycled plastic, stainless steel, thermoplastic and steel. Every material has certain advantages and disadvantages and every material is unique in terms of appearance and qualities.

The visibility of the commercial bike racks, enough spacing from the pedestrian traffic and automatic parking, nearness to destinations and weather coverage are all vital elements that determine the usefulness of the commercial bike racks. These elements help increase the application of the bike racks and ensure the bikes are safely parked. Many different kinds of styles are to match the environment. Specific details like tubing diameter, bolt size, length, height and many other things differ with the manufacturer. As far as the commercial bike racks styles are concerned, the manufacturers also offer customized bike racks for catering the needs of the businesses in an exact manner. Commercial bike racks are also useful in managing the space especially when there is little parking for comparatively bigger workplace staff.