This kayak season we are stepping up our game!  Exciting right?  Most people have seen our many sit-on-top and fishing models, but this year we have gone in a whole new direction! I would like to introduce our newest member of the kayak family, the Lifetime Payette 116!  This is our first sit-inside kayak design and it is sure to knock your water socks off!  It comes in at 9’8” and is has the perfect mix of stability and speed.  The sleek design makes it a bit faster than other kayaks that are similar in length without compromising the stability you are accustom to in a Lifetime Kayak!  Think “best of both worlds”: speed of a longer kayak, stability of a shorter kayak.  The built -n seat and seat back make it comfortable while the molded-in carry handles make fo... More

It seems like most of the country is enjoying unseasonably warm temperatures lately. And, it's giving a lot of people a serious case of Spring fever.  People are out mowing yards, watering lawns, cleaning beds, and even planting gardens.  Now, Lorri S. from Roseburg, Oregon will soon be gardening too -- using her new Lifetime Raised Garden Bed Kit that she won as the lucky random winner of our March giveaway!  Congratulations! The majority of you who entered our giveaway said you do not currently use a raised garden bed but you are interested in trying one to see how they work.  After all, saving time, money, effort and space makes gardening sound much easier! (And, with the Lifetime Raised Garden Bed Kit, you can have it assembled and ready to grow in less than one hour!)  So, for those of... More

Some of you have asked if the plastic panels on the Lifetime Raised Garden Bed contain BPA (Bishphenol_A). Good question! BPA is a plasticizer that is used in the manufacturing of PVC (Polyvinyl chloride, recycling type 3 & 7) and other polycarbonate plastics to make them flexible. It is used mostly in flexible PVC piping, toys, plastic bottles, and the lining of some canned goods. In 2008, BPA became controversial as research indicated that it may be dangerous to our health—especially to babies. The US Food and Drug Administration has now taken steps to reduce human exposure to BPA in our food supply and food containers. The good news is that Lifetime's plastic garden bed panels and the frost cover DO NOT contain BPA. They are a “Green Product”. We use high-density polyethylene plastic (HDPE,... More

Do you live in Utah and have kids who would love to be in a store photo shoot?  Then mark your calendars and make plans to attend the Riverdale Lifetime Store Grand Re-Opening because we'll be celebrating all this week in a big way! The Riverdale Lifetime Store closed on Christmas Eve for an extensive expansion and complete store remodel. When we say remodel, we mean it!  The store acquired an additional 1,700 square-feet of indoor showroom area and expanded its outdoor display space by 3,500 square-feet.  Plus, we tore down every single wall, changed the floor, and added an additional POS terminal.  And, now we are ready for you to come see it! The ribbon cutting ceremony and store opening will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20 at 9 a.m. with the official Grand Re-Opening Celebration even... More

This giveaway has ended.  Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day.  And, as you know, tradition is to wear green.  But, rather than wear green, we thought it would be more fun to give something green instead.  Our Facebook fans had some really great green guesses yesterday including some we didn't even think of!  Money, green kayaks, and Earthtone playsets were all great guesses.  However, we were thinking something along the less traditional green lines… like a Lifetime Raised Garden Bed!  Ok, so maybe it's not actually green in color. (Although there is a little green on the cover. Does that count?) But, you can fill a Lifetime Raised Garden Bed with lots of beautiful green vegetables and it can help you live a more "green" lifestyle.   Ok, ok, kind of a stretch, we admi... More

Remember being young and banned to the “kiddie” table at family gatherings? Now with our new table, you are going to wish you were still a kid. The new  Lifetime Kids Oval Picnic Table takes all the creative features of our adult-sized tables – easy to clean, lightweight, folding for storage –  and miniaturizes it.  After all, what kid doesn't want to have stuff just like Mom and Dad's? The Kids Oval Picnic Table folds completely flat for storage. And, don't worry, moms - it looks nice so it will won’t distract from the hours spent on making the perfect table setting. We have been using our kids picnic table a lot at our house. It goes easily from the indoors to outdoors. Because it’s made of the same material as our adult picnic tables, we let the kids color... More

With the warm weather starting to appear, it's the perfect time to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoor living space.  Adding an outdoor eating/entertaining area is always an inviting idea.  If you don't have a lot of space, but still want to add some cozy charm to your patio, deck, or porch, our newest product is a great solution. The new Lifetime 3-Piece Bistro Set is, I think, one of our best looking tables yet. It is made from a type of polystyrene material that is strong, water- and fade-proof, looks like wood, but is not high maintenance like real wood furniture can be.  It’s a nice round table with two chairs that is great for eating outdoors on the patio. The frame is powder-coated aluminum, so it’s lightweight and won’t rust in the elements. Once winter comes back, the ... More

My first Lifetime365 blog, how exciting!  As some of you may know, Lifetime Products recently acquired Emotion Kayaks………and me!   After a 2,089 mile journey, I’m here to join the Lifetime Team and bring you the scoop on all the new kayaks, features and everything else water sports!  I look forward to sharing my kayak knowledge and experience with all of you in hopes that you get as excited about kayaking as I do! Let's start it off with a bang, shall we?  This season will be huge for Lifetime’s water sports division.  With the acquisition of Emotion Kayaks, our kayak production will have more than tripled!!!  That is a lot of kayaks folks!  Emotion Kayaks alone brings 22 new models that include a kid specific sit-on-top kayak, eight sit-inside models, e... More

Ever wonder why the founder of Lifetime Products started the company?  Or, why we make some of the products we do? Or, what drives us to do some of the things we do? Ok, so even if you've never wondered any of those things but you simply just want to learn more about Lifetime Products and how our products are made, now you can easily find out by watching our brand new Lifetime corporate video!  You'll get to see inside the Lifetime factory, learn about our history, see how our products are made, and meet some of the people who started it all. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the show!   More

We have been busy over the past year developing a new shed. The new Lifetime 8'x 10' shed capitalizes on the experience we have gained from our previous sheds and brings some great new features.  If you are familiar with our sheds, you will notice the overall look of this new shed is different. One of the most noticeable differences is the shed walls now have a vertical siding look. Next difference? Windows!  We do extensive market research with customers and you told us you like windows. So, we listened to your feedback and added even more windows by putting some in our newly designed doors. Windows allow light into the shed and give it a nice look. The operable window in the sidewall allows airflow so if you are working in the shed you can stay cool. Another difference in this new shed is the roof pitch is high... More

 
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Lifetime Composter, now available
Theres a lot to cover when you talk about compost. First let me talk about Lifetimes new Composter, available at BuyLifetime.com with free shipping! If youre not familiar with compost, dont worry, Ill cover that further down in this article, too. I saw initial designs and a prototype at a recent company meeting, and being the back to nature kind of guy that I am I wanted one right away, but I had to wait until the product made it to market. Yesterday I was able to buy my very own LifetimeComposter. First off, this thing is HUGE, but it doesnt take up a lot of space. It fits easily in a 4-foot square (the footprint of my old compost pile), and wow, does it hold a lot! 75 gallons or 10 cubic feet to be exact. The theory behind most tumbler-style composters is that by rolling or tumbling the composter every day or so you aera...
Video Tips for Building a Lifetime Shed
I FINALLY did it! I finally got around to editing and uploading my video clips from when we built our Lifetime 8x5 Shed back in the Fall. But, hopefully, its just in time to help those of you workaholics who are planning on building a Lifetime shed this Memorial Day weekend! The video is a little long (about 10 minutes), but its a condensed, yet thorough, documentary of our 4 hour and 45 minute project. (Honest, thats all the time it took us to build an entire shed!) Its a great insight as to what youre really in for if yourethinking aboutbuilding aLifetime shed. And, its filled with tips for steps where we, as normal homeowners, had problems. So, in addition to reading the instructions and my other three shed building posts, be sure to watch this video for some pointers and heads-up of steps that were a little tricky for ...
Sit Back and Relax in a New Lifetime Adirondack Chair
Last month, Katie shared with you that we have lots of new products on the horizon. I'm happy to tell you that one of these new products is a Lawn Garden product that is now available a Lifetime Adirondack Chair!If you're still wondering what to get Dad for Father's Day, this is a perfect gift to give your Dad or husband to help him relax this summer in his backyard, on the front porch, or on the beach with his feet in the sand. (It's also good for moms too, so don't feel guilty about purchasing a matching chair for her!)What will Dad love about the new Lifetime Adirondack Chair? Lots of things, starting with the way it looks. It's manly - no fluffy cushions or dainty wicker. This is a sip-your-beverage and admire-your-lawn-work kind of chair. (But, as you can see, it still hasa stylish look women like, too.) At first glance...