Watson’s Fireplace and Patio
1616 York Road
Lutherville, Md. 21093
Open seven days a week, Watson’s Fireplace and Patio offers a large selection of patio furniture and patio accessories. From fire pits to chimineas, the store offers California outdoor fire pits ranging in size from a capri tabletop model to larger stand-alone models. Select from luxurious, deep-seat patio furniture that could grace a home’s interior, to wrought iron, wicker, teak, aluminum and other contemporary designs.
Day or Night Home & Hearth Services
7410 Coca Cola Drive
Hanover, Md. 21076
With outlets in Baltimore, Annapolis and Columbia, Day or Night Home & Hearth Services offers everything from tension market umbrellas to Chesapeake rockers, chaise slings, director chairs, wicker selections, wrought iron and more. Its website offers a five-step tutorial on how to create an outdoor living space. First determine how the space will be used. Will it be pool side, on a covered patio or more exposed to the elements are some of the initial questions that need to be answered. Other considerations include when, how and who will use the space. The store also offers tabletop and portable fireplaces, gas fire pits, grill islands and more.
16208 Hanover Pike
Upperco, Md. 21155
Said to be the largest outdoor furniture and accessories company in the region, Leisure Specialties is locally owned and operated. At its locations in Hampstead and Laurel, the company has a large indoor inventory of patio furniture and accessories. To help customers develop a patio theme, the showrooms feature indoor displays of deck furniture. From decking supplies to patio furniture and accessories, Leisure Specialties is a one-stop outdoor living resource.
Country Casual Teak Garden Furnishings
7601 Rickerbacker Drive
Gaithersburg, Md. 20879
Founded in 1977, Country Casual Teak Garden Furnishings uses green, eco-friendly harvested lumber from countries that practice sustainable timber procedures. Its line of teak garden benches range in styles from utilitarian to ornate, such as Chippendale, Windsor, Windermere and curved bench varieties. The store also offers a line of custom-designed planters, trash receptacles, outdoor cushions and spa, bath and poolside accessories.
Cornerstone Antiques, Consignments & New Home Furnishings
2175 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Md. 21093
Cornerstone Antiques, Consignments & New Home Furnishings, as the name implies, specializes in indoor and outdoor furniture, along with antiques and pre-owned items ranging from bedroom sets and chests to coffee tables, kitchen furniture and more. The store often features consignment patio furniture including wrought iron, steel/glass, wicker and more. As with any consignment store, its inventory is constantly changing, so check its website for currently offered items.
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