Member’s Choice Giveaway

Our Customer Appreciation Program is at it again!

Not only are we giving away product to test and review {yours to keep!} and a $100 American Express Gift Card each month, we’ve added another giveaway for our members to win.
We are doing quarterly giveaways this year and we have 25 more days until we draw our winner.
Aren’t a member yet? Join here today for FREE.

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This one is all about experiences. We are giving away either $700 in GAS (gas station of your choice) for your next adventure or a Nikon D7000 DSLR Camera to capture any moment in between! Member’s choice, so it’s up to you! When you sign up, you’re automatically entered to win. Double your chances by sharing our contest posts on our social channels and triple your chances by sharing photos of your favorite outdoor experiences.

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Here at Classic Accessories, we’re more than a cover company. It’s not just about protecting your stuff.
Okay, sure, that’s part of it. But to us, it’s also about much more than that.
It’s not just about the fishing boat; it’s years of father-son time on the river.
It’s not the RV; it’s a route to grand kids scattered all over North America.
It’s not the patio furniture; it’s time spent laughing and sharing stories with family and friends.
It’s about protecting dreams, adventures and memories, and all the irreplaceable experiences that make your belongings worth protecting.
That’s why we do what we do. And why we’re committed to doing it so well.
Because we know the true value of your belongings doesn’t necessarily start with a dollar sign.

Member’s Choice Giveaway

Labor Day Weekend Sale

Whether you are spending time with friends and family, prepping for back to school, or getting ready for football season – we hope you enjoy your holiday weekend! To make it a little extra special, please enjoy 20% off (everything) at www.ClassicAccessories.com, starting now through Monday evening. Use the coupon code: LaborDay at checkout. Have a great weekend!

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Labor Day Weekend Sale

Ever run into a wild animal while you’re golfing?

After our coworker ran into a rattlesnake a couple weeks ago on a Palm Springs course, we got to thinking… What other animals mosey onto golf courses?

 

 

1. If this isn’t listed as a hazard, it should be. Meet the golf ball-hoarding fox, he lives in Switzerland.


2. Okay, it’s another fox – but he’s a babe.


3. Staring contest.

4. Chicken? Laying eggs.

Have you ran into a wild animal while you were golfing? Tell us in the comments!

 

Ever run into a wild animal while you’re golfing?

Weekly Round Up – DIY a Fire Pit

Weekly Roundup: DIY Fire Pit

1. DIY Burning Bowl – EvansvilleLiving.com
Skill level: Beginner
This is a great addition for a smaller yard, patio or balcony. You’ll use a plastic bowl as the a mold, so you can pick the size and depth of your new fire pit. The shopping list is short, and you probably have a few items on hand already – like Pam cooking spray (so the concrete doesn’t stick), and a plastic tub for mixing concrete. Depending on the size you go with, this firepit is easy to move around and enjoy wherever you like in your outdoor space.

2. Build Your Own Ring of Fire  – ThisOldHouse.com
Skill level: Advanced
This is a detailed tutorial for a pretty cool built-in pit. More complicated than some DIYs – but they do a great job with visuals and detailed explanations. All of the steps are accompanied with photos and clear explanations. We think it’s worth it.

3. Fire Pit from a Washing Machine Drum – curbly.com
Skill level: Advanced + Thrifty
This fire pit looks modern and sleek – yet the main part is a drum gutted from an old washing machine. If you don’t happen to have an old automatic front-loading machine lying around you’ll need to scout out a junk yard, garage sale or thrift store to score the drum.

Let us know in the comments if you’ve made a fire pit before or plan to try one this year.

Weekly Round Up – DIY a Fire Pit

The Hickory Series

History of the Hickory Series
The History of the Hickory Series

The original assortment was BBQ/Grill, Smoker and Fryer covers. The collection was designed with the rustic outdoorsman in mind, “Manly” grill covers to complement a true pit master’s equipment. Features were a hit – with rugged good looks and a beautiful color palette: Hickory, Mahogany and Antique Oak. Durable Weather10 fabric, faux leather padded handles, smart venting, a secure attachment system and a tough name plate distinguished Hickory from the rest. We had letters, questions and pleas asking us to make covers for other areas of the backyard. We listened, answered and followed through with the patio extension. After extensive research and testing we introduced the Limited Lifetime warranty for the entire collection. With over 35 sizes, the Hickory Series now covers: tables, chairs, chaises, heaters, benches, loveseats, firepits, ceramic grills, smokers, barbecues, umbrellas and more. Check out the collection!

The Hickory Series

Sneak Peek – Hickory Photo/Video Shoot

Behind the Scenes

 

Check out a sneak peek of the Hickory line extension. It’s not just BBQ, Grill and Smoker covers anymore! We’re pretty excited to be extending into patio furniture covers.

Our creative team traveled to Cle Elum, WA to take advantage of the beautiful weather, and great cabin. Stay tuned to find out more about this unique collection!

Sneak Peek – Hickory Photo/Video Shoot

It’s here!

The long wait is over …  it’s here, it’s finally here.

Happy Summer Solstice everyone! How are you celebrating the first weekend of Summer?

Whether it has you finding fish, water, the perfect camping spot or celebrating a recent grad at a BBQ,  we’re so thrilled we’re celebrating on our Facebook page today!

Here’s to a happy Friday and spreadin’ that summer lovin’

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It’s here!

Veranda Patio Furniture Collection

Classic Accessories has really nailed it with their Veranda Collection of patio furniture covers. With over 55 SKU’s, we almost certainly have a cover for any outdoor furniture piece you might have. From the newest offset umbrella cover to the venerable table and chair covers, these covers have proven that they offer a compelling blend of features and durability at an excellent value.

Check out the video and you’ll see all the different sizes available along with the impressive features like a drawstring hem, buckled clips, covered air vents, handles and more. The thoughtfulness that goes into designing these covers is extensive. We listen to feedback from our customers and our retailers, expanding the sizes available and considering new features to add onto each iteration.

Patio furniture covers are about durability, looks and convenience.

To ensure a durable cover, we use high-grade polyester with a polyurethane backing that protects the cover, and what it’s protecting, from rain and uv damage. Our seams are all double-stitched with more stitching per inch than our competitors. If you ever find yourself in posession of two covers, compare our stitching to theirs. You will see a difference.

A stylish, good-looking cover is a frequently-used cover. We know that a cover should make your deck look better, not be an eyesore. We focus on handsome two-tone styling with neutral colors that go well with any deck color or material. We continually upgrade and tweak our dying process to ensure that fading is minimal, and, when it does inevitably occur, it happens uniformly to avoid unsightly blotching. The darker splashguard isn’t just for looks; it minimizes the appearance of wet spots and stains where the cover is closest to the ground and most likely to get dirt and moisture on it.

With so much going on in all of our lives, convenience is not an indulgence. It is a necessity. It is literally time itself. No one wants to use a cover that takes any more than the minimum amount of time to put on or take off. After all, covering your patio furniture is supposed to save you from having to drag your furniture out from under cover every time you want to use it. Which is why we use drawstrings rather than simply an elasticized hem, so you can keep it loose when you put it on and tighten it. It’s why we use buckled straps rather than loops, so you don’t have to lift up your furniture or grill and guide it through, you simply click it closed and you’re done. It’s also why our handles are large and padded, for an easy grip when removing the cover.

Check out our collection. We think you’ll like what you see.

Veranda Patio Furniture Collection

Summer Means Air Conditioning, Except Where We Live

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Weird how it’s cold up to the left

Up here in the lush, verdant and cold Northwest, we have natural air conditioning.  It’s called rain.  And not being hot.  For the rest of the country, however, this is a time for air conditioners running full blast.  While this map shows precipitation levels in a sad effort to get sympathy as a Seattleite, you can see that the rest of the Western US is really dry and presumably hot, it being July and all.

With AC units humming, now is not the time to have them covered up, but I invite you to think ahead to the fall, when you retire that freon-powered pleasure blaster and think about kickoff times rather than tee times.  Our Veranda line has some fantastic options to protect your AC unit from the elements and collecting debris.  A handsome two-tone with splash guard, drawstring and convenient handles, this cover has it all.

Round and Square Veranda AC Covers
For the offseason

Precipitation image courtesy of Cliff Mass’ blog.

 

Summer Means Air Conditioning, Except Where We Live