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Outdoor Trends for the New Year

The top outdoor trends for 2020 focus on ways to comfortably enjoy being out in nature. Consumers looking to furnish ceiling-less rooms want convenience and durability paired with respect for the environment more than ever before. Product designs for the new year are all about sustainability and ease. Furniture made responsibly in earth tones, outdoor appliances that use natural fuel and eliminate treks to the indoor kitchen, and smart-home connectivity all are in top demand for outdoor living.

Outdoor Furniture and Decor

For 2020, outdoor rooms need to feel as comfortable as, if not more so, than indoor rooms. Furniture pieces with a sturdy, no-nonsense design in colors found in nature are preferred. The keyword in outdoor furniture this time of year is eco-friendly and durable. Consumers want pieces that will last and look good year after year.

Kanyon brand outdoor furniture from Crawford Outdoor

Kanyon Poly Furniture is durable and weather-resistant with color-stay technology. This line of hand-crafted American-made tables, chairs, swings, and gliders requires little maintenance and keeps its vibrancy for a lifetime. It also comes with a 20-year warranty. The classic Adirondack styling goes hand-in-hand with the current trend.   

FlameGenie outdoor fire pit from Crawford Outdoor

Durable outdoor seating pairs perfectly with the Flame Genie is a must-have for every outdoor gathering area. This wood-pellet fire pit burns longer without the smoke, sparks, and clean-up involved in regular wood-burning fire pits. The unique design of this portable product makes it a practical conversation piece. 

Wood Fire Grills

WiFireGrill Traeger from Crawford Outdoor

The days of the solo charcoal or propane barbecue grill on a patio are over. Today's grillers want the latest options for delicious food. That leads us to the latest trend in barbecues, cooking with wood. Understanding smoke is the key to flavorful meat and real wood is the way to get the most beneficial smoke; Traeger WiFIRE® enabled grills are the top-of-the-line in wood-pellet burning grills. The WiFIRE® technology allows users to monitor and adjust the grill from any location using Wi-Fi and the Traeger smartphone app. The makers of the Traeger grill have been in the wood-burning grill business for the last 30 years and their Pro-, Ironwood-, and Timberline series are the first to offer this capability. 

Flat Top Cooking

GriddleHack flat top accessory for Traeger grills from Crawford Outdoor

The BBQ Hack Griddle Hack is a great accessory to go along with the grill. What this handy product does is allow the barbecue grill to be used as a griddle without having to close the lid. The Griddle Hack sits on top of the grill while heat is directed upwards rather than around it. This is useful for adapting the grill to activities like making breakfast outdoors.

Outdoor Pizza Ovens

Uuni outdoor pizza ovens from Crawford Outdoor

As more millennials purchase homes and drive sales, we continue to see trends like DIY living and slowing down - including making more meals from scratch. What's better made from scratch than wood-fired pizza? The Ooni Outdoor Pizza Oven is a great item for your business to promote. Marketed within the concept that "few things taste as good as a pizza grilled at home" your team is sure to capture sales. Powered with gas, wood, or both, this tool gives outdoors enthusiasts yet another reason to stay outside.

Smart Home Features

Aside from WiFi-enabled grills, other smart home features are on the list of trends for 2020. A voice recognition device set to control features like fans and lighting add to the ease of outdoor entertaining. 

Lighting can be subtle or instantly intense with the help of the right adjustment tools. Outdoor electrical outlets and a charging station for communication devices add to the convenience.  

Crawford Outdoor

With warehouse distribution centers located throughout the central states, Crawford Outdoor has the outdoor products your business wants to carry. Contact the Crawford team today and let customers recognize you as an authority when it comes to outdoor living. We not only supply products, we work closely with dealers to grow their businesses.

Topics: Product Lines, Traeger, Kanyon

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