Deck the HOUSE with Help from DeVries!

We’re heading into the home stretch, with the holidays looming and so much to do inside the house.

We should not neglect the outside, however. In fact, everything could stand a quick look before we hunker down for winter.

DeVries, a family-owned and operated business in North Brunswick, N.J. since 1953, knows the winter months are tough. But time passes more quickly if you stay busy, so let’s pass along some “honey do” suggestions to you and your family. They will make the months ahead easier to cope with.

  • Schedule a tune-up for your heating system. Have a qualified professional check out your air handler and perform a full maintenance. This ought to be done twice a year, with the next visit six months hence. Change the air filter. With people home more and now likely indoors more, use a high-quality air filter and replace it every 60-90 days.
  • Put away seasonal items. Patio furniture, pillows, blankets, all should be inside and out of the weather. Make sure they are dry before packing them away in the garage or shed. Drain the gas and oil from lawn mowers and other power equipment and winterize per manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Make sure snow shovels are handy and cars have emergency kits and supplies (blankets, first aid, snacks, water, flares) in case of snow and ice.

You can also start dreaming up improvements for your patio for next spring and DeVries is the place to make those dreams a reality.

Prepare Your Patio for Fall Fun

Fall is a great time to be outdoors and making use of your patio. As the weather cools and the leaves change colors, it’s time to change gears and use accoutrements more in tune with autumn.

Here are a few great ways to prep your patio for autumnal enjoyment and entertaining.

  • Add patio accessories like cozy throw pillows and warm blankets to your patio furniture to keep your family and guests comfortable while they relax. Augment a nippy evening with a little hot chocolate.
  • Consider swapping out your patio furniture cushions for ones better suited to the season. Resistance to water is a plus.
  • Adding seasonal flower varietals accents the entire patio with color and fragrance. For fall blooms that will handle our weather, we like chrysanthemums and New England asters. Pumpkins and gourds are a nice touch as well.

Ready to get started on the fall patio of your dreams? Contact the patio furnishing experts at DeVries! We offer New Jersey’s best selection of outdoor patio furniture. We have an expansive showroom of the latest in patio trends. We offer elegant and affordable pieces for all your patio furniture needs.

See you soon at DeVries, home of New Jersey’s largest selection of patio furniture.

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Using Your New Jersey Patio This Fall

Fall is a great time to be outdoors and making use of your patio. As the weather cools and the leaves change colors, it’s time to change gears and use accoutrements more in tune with autumn.

Here are a few great ways to prep your patio for autumnal enjoyment and entertaining.

  • Add patio accessories like cozy throw pillows and warm blankets to your patio furniture to keep your family and guests comfortable while they relax. Augment a nippy evening with a little hot chocolate.
  • Consider swapping out your patio furniture cushions for ones better suited to the season. Resistance to water is a plus.
  • Adding seasonal flower varietals accents the entire patio with color and fragrance. For fall blooms that will handle our weather, we like chrysanthemums and New England asters. Pumpkins and gourds are a nice touch as well.

Ready to get started on the fall patio of your dreams? Contact the patio furnishing experts at DeVries! We offer New Jersey’s best selection of outdoor patio furniture. We have an expansive showroom of the latest in patio trends. We offer elegant and affordable pieces for all your patio furniture needs.

See you soon at DeVries, home of New Jersey’s largest selection of patio furniture.

Patio Furniture From The New Jersey Professionals

New Jersey people love Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Remember when the guys sang “Let’s hang on to what we’ve got?”

Pretty sure those Jersey Boys weren’t talking about their patio furniture, but it may have been in the back of their minds.

You know how the summers are. Heat, wind, rain. And you know how the fall is – leaves everywhere. And then winter, with snow and ice.

So you will want to protect your beautiful patio furniture purchased at DeVries. We want you to keep it in great condition and have it last a long time.

Here are three quick tips on how to achieve that longevity:

  • Use furniture covers. They’re easy-on, easy-off, and they protect not only cushions but the frames. Covers help keep animals from making a home on the cushions.
  • Clean up after use. Always a good idea. Food attracts bugs. Other messes can discolor finishes. Give a once-over to chairs and table tops with a clean soft cloth dampened with soapy water. Remove cushions and pillows and give them time to dry. Then return them to their places and put the covers on.
  • Store the furniture for the winter. Do you have a sizeable shed or a big garage? You can remove the furniture from the elements and keep it safe until next season. Covers will protect the furniture from dirt and grit.

Let’s hang on to what we’ve got. Treat your patio furniture with care and you’ll enjoy it for years. And you can always add or replace pieces at DeVries. Come see our fabulous showroom in North Brunswick now.

New Jersey’s Largest Selection Of Outdoor Patio Furniture

We’ve been a fixture in Central New Jersey since we opened our patio furniture business in 1953. We love it here.

We are a family owned and operated business located at 2442 Route 27 in North Brunswick N.J., serving our customers for more than 60 years. We are devoted to providing high quality customer service and have earned numerous awards for excellence in the outdoor furniture industry.

Even though at DeVries we might be known and recommended for our selection of outdoor patio furniture, did you know that we also provide high quality residential hardscaping and landscaping aservices in North Brunswick and many of the surrounding New Jersey areas such as Middlesex County?

DeVries is fully equipped to help plan your next landscaping projects around your home with a landscape architect on staff to help you in case any difficult questions or custom projects arise.

Late summer and early fall are the best times to plant grass in our neck of the woods. This is a great opportunity to improve the grounds around your home and beautify your world. In addition, a well-landscaped home can be worth 5.5 percent to 12 percent more than one with no landscaping. Which would you prefer to live in or to purchase?

Let’s do it! Contact DeVries now for your home landscaping project. Make your property into everything it can be!

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Improve Your Backyard This Summer with DeVries

Many of us have found ourselves spending a lot more time around the house this summer. Americans will take 150 million fewer trips over the summer months due to the coronavirus pandemic, a decline approximating 15% from last year, according to AAA.

If you’re not going somewhere, you still have to be someplace and that would probably be your house. We’re using every inch of our space while trying to work, study and play. So when we unwind, we should reward ourselves with the best accoutrements.

This, then, is the time to make that backyard a glorious respite with top-line patio furniture. Which is where DeVries comes in. DeVries is where you can shop with confidence and enjoy your new patio furniture for years.

There are so many styles to choose from, and DeVries can help you plan that outside dining area with tables, chairs with plush cushions, outdoor kitchen, grilling station and more. Think about that afternoon of cooking in your yard as the sun goes down, dining in elegance and then retiring to cushiony chairs set near the firepit. Sounds good to us.

Turn your backyard into a vacation destination that you can enjoy with your family. DeVries has the best selection of outdoor patio furniture and a huge showroom on Highway 27 in North Brunswick, N.J. Come by and see us. Let’s start turning that backyard into a showplace.