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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Small Yard Design Tips

Barlow Tyrie outdoor seating table

Not everyone in the San Diego area is blessed with a large space for a backyard oasis. If you have limited square footage outdoors you can still turn the space into an area that rivals a high-end resort. Here are our small yard design tips to maximize and transform your backyard into a destination made […]

Ideas for Styling Your San Diego Side Yard

seaside casual buffet

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 […]

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 Best Practices for Perfectly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s Easy to Order a Customized Umbrella Online

shade for functional front yards

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 […]

Amp Up the Curb Appeal of San Diego Homes for Summer

Treasure Garden umbrella

How does your home look when viewed from the front? Even if you do not plan on sticking a “for sale” sign in the front yard anytime soon, a guest’s or new neighbor’s first impression of your home starts with what they see out front. It won’t hurt that you’ll be thrilled by new changes […]

Memorial Day Thanks and Remembrance Events in San Diego

With the Memorial Day weekend – and the unofficial start of summer – fast approaching, we would like to take the opportunity to remind you that this holiday is about more than a day off, barbecues and picnics in the park. It is an excellent time to pause in remembrance of the brave men and […]

Ways to Jazz Up Your San Diego Front Porch for Summer

As we swing into the most popular time of year here in beautiful San Diego, it may be time to take a fresh look at your front porch. As the first area that most people notice about your home, a spiffed-up front porch is a vivid representation of you and your family. You will surely […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

It is officially May and that means one of our favorite holidays is here: Cinco de Mayo. For San Diego residents, this “start of summer” holiday is one that can’t be missed. Here is what you need to know about Cinco de Mayo in San Diego and tips for celebrating in style.  The Origin of […]

Wind Down the Day in Your San Diego Backyard Oasis

Gensun Grand Terrance Cushions by Hauser's Patio

As we wind down our fabulous spring in San Diego activity posts, we want to remind you that at the end of every day, you can wind down and enjoy the best of this season right in your San Diego backyard oasis. It’s always a good idea to get out and find new things to do in this dynamic […]

Beer Wine and Other Spirits: Fun San Diego Adult Activities

If you are looking for activities in San Diego this spring with more of an “adult” theme, you will find plenty to do. As we mentioned in a previous post about San Diego craft beers, we have a vibrant brewery industry right here in our own backyard. But there are even more ways to enjoy an […]

More Things to Do in Cabrillo National Monument and Point Loma

Last fall, we shared a post about the incredible hiking opportunities at Point Loma. But there are plenty more activities to enjoy and things to do in Cabrillo National Monument and Point Loma than just traversing the varied terrain. Here are a few more suggestions for getting out and enjoying spring in San Diego, and […]

Get Out and Enjoy Spring in San Diego

enjoy spring in San Diego

It’s our favorite time of year in San Diego and undoubtedly, spring is the favorite season for many of you, as well. But for those of us year-round residents, we tend to take for granted the beautiful surroundings and lovely weather of the season. Perhaps it is time for you to get out and enjoy […]

Spruce Up Your Deck for Spring

outdoor cabana

Now that you have read through our March blog tips for cleaning your patio and outdoor furnishings, you may want to give a bit of attention to the little details that will take your outdoor entertaining to the next level this season. Consider these small ways to spruce up your deck for spring that will […]