Buying the right shed can be a difficult task. There are many options available ranging in size, material, design, etc. Choosing the right material can often be the most difficult part of purchasing a shed. Many people refer to Lifetime sheds as “vinyl” sheds; however this is not the case. Lifetime “vinyl” sheds are actually made out of high-density polyethylene plastic (HDPE), which differs greatly from vinyl (PVC). Some of the main differences are: • HDPE is much stronger and durable than vinyl• HDPE will not crack, chip, or shatter• Vinyl turns weak and brittle, especially in temperature changes• HDPE is UV-protected and will not warp or change in extreme sunlight• Over time vinyl can put off toxic gases into the air, ground, and water• HD... More

Hope you had a fun and safe Halloween this year.  We sure did!  My kiddos were the perfect age this year to really enjoy it.  Of course, I wouldn't being doing my doting mommy duty if I didn't brag about how cute my kiddos looked.  Personally, I think they were the cutest costumes I saw...maybe just slightly prejudice, I know.  :)  My two-year-old daughter went as Minnie Mouse and my 6-year-old son was R2DT from Star Wars.  At first I figured R2D2 would be easy to find since Star Wars is so popular right now.  What I didn't realize is that R2D2 is not in the new movies and cartoons.  Tons of Stormtroopers and Darth Vadar costumes were readily available, but leave it to us to pick the one character for which a costume doesn't exist.  Luckily, my son LOVES to... More

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Folding Table Tips
In the months since weve started this blog, I've received several questions regarding Lifetime's fold-in-half tables... interestingly enough, most people ask the basic question: How do you to unfold them? Esther from Niceville, FL wrote in yesterday: "I just bought your 5 ft fold-in-half table. Its great, but I do not know how to open it up and there wasn't any directions. Sorry, I am 69 years old and not mechanically minded and am afraid that I might do something to mess it up..." How do you unfold it?? The first few times Ive seen this question, I admit, I thought it wouldnt be all that hard. But then I walked down to our showroom and tried to open a new table myself... it took a little more elbow grease thought! I looked into why this is, and it turns out our engineers developed these tables to stay safely closed when yo...
Impromptu Kids' Picnic Table
I know, I know. You're probably getting tired of hearing about my Lifetime Spring Break stories. But, I can't help it! There were just too many to share. But, I promise, this is my last one...at least for Spring Break 2009. :) The weather during Spring Break was absolutely gorgeous. We spent practically every waking minute outside. So, it was no surprise that my kids wanted to eat lunch outside on the little tiny condo balcony one day. (And, I do mean tiny!) At home, my kids eat outside quite often on their own little kids' picnic table. But, the only patio furniture at the condo were tall, bar-height chairs designed so you could see over the railing to view the ocean...not exactly conducive for short, fidgety kids. So, we had to improvise. Sure, we could have just let them eat on a blanket on the ground, but they wanted a ...
Charlys's Profile
Name: Charlys Position at Lifetime Products: I am a copywriter for our buylifetime website. I create the content for our online catalog and provide you with the detailed specs and product information you need. Topics I Blog About: I blog about all the different Lifetime products we have to offer that will make your work easier and your RR more enjoyable. I will keep you posted about all of the sales, discounts, and clearances we have on Lifetime products. My favorite Lifetime Products: Because I love camping, my personal favorites are the Jumping Jack Trailer and the camping table. On a Saturday afternoon you can find me: You can find me hiking in the mountains or bird watching at the lake; or I may be experimenting in the kitchen, cooking up my own exotic dishes from ideas I get on the food channel (to the delight or d...