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24 Pieces Of Outdoor Furniture That Reviewers Say Were So Easy To Set Up

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1.

A mini inflatable pool so you can make your summery dreams of relaxing in a pool with a glass of sweet tea a reality — even if you have a small backyard.


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Promising review: “Perfect size for my two 5-year-olds. Reasonable price, easy to set up, seems to be holding up well. One of my best impulse buys this year.” —Robyn

Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

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Or a dog/kiddie pool to withstand kids and dogs roughhousing. It’s portable and folds down so you can store it in the garage for next summer.


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Promising review: “I have a 3-month-old lab that I wanted to start introducing to water on a hot summer day. It was perfect because 1. He likes to chew everything and this one can’t pop and doesn’t seem like it would puncture easily. 2. The sides kind of fold down if he was slowly getting in but then I could easily reform it. 3. Super easy set up and clean up. Now I don’t have to have a huge ugly plastic pool propped up on the side of my house.” —LBella

Get it from Amazon for $24.64+ (available in four sizes).

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A glider porch swing with a weather-resistant polyester canopy that’ll fit some friends when you feel like sharing. Or spread out across the three seats with a book and a drink!


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Promising review: “This swing looks so beautiful on our front patio. It was so easy to assemble. Directions were clear and easy to follow. I love how the seat is longer so it’s comfortable to sit. The fabric is sturdy and nicely made. I am seriously thinking about purchasing one for the backyard to replace my other one. I definitely recommend this swing.” —Tammy

Get it from Amazon for $179.99 (available in five colors).

4.

An inflatable lounge chair because it’s big enough to seat multiple people comfortably yet it takes up barely any weight — just 2.65 pounds to be exact — in your camping backpack. Inflating it will take a little bit of getting used to (basically, you have to run around to fill it with air), but it’ll stay inflated for at least five to six hours.


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Promising review:I ordered this on a whim for a camping trip with my family and I’m so glad I did. It was a big hit! It inflated very easily. I just used a fan and it filled up in a few seconds. My nephews (ages 3 and 4) continually ran and jumped on it for hours and it barely lost any air. We were all very impressed with the durability and it was so comfy! I would definitely recommend.” —Jennifer FitzGerald

Get it from Amazon for $38.98+ (available in 16 colors).

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A zero gravity lounge chair if regular outdoor chairs make sitting comfortably near impossible. The design of this seat helps improve your posture while reducing pressure on your body so you can chill on your back porch for hours without pain.


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Promising review: “So amazing! 10/10 would recommend. Unboxing is so fast and voila, it’s already put together. Just have to unfold it and attach head rest/side table thing. The blue color is vibrant and I’ve almost fallen asleep on it within these last 20 minutes. Side note: I’m writing this review in it. I may never go back inside my house. But seriously, I cannot wait to bring this to the beach, camping trips, and to have in my backyard at almost all times. Such a wonderful gift for anyone as well.” —Kaylee Connor

Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in five colors).

6.

A splurge-worthy pop-up tent for creating a spacious shelter that allows you and up to seven other people to enjoy the outdoors no matter the weather.


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Promising review: “Me and my husband were looking for something like this product where we can camp out in our backyard at night and be able to stargaze. This product works just perfect. It is lightweight, easy to assemble and bring down, sturdy, and above all serves the purpose. I was amazed how it hold the ground without spokes during one of the nights when there was 15–20 mph wind. We have already used it couple of times and are in love with it.” —Drupa Desai

Get it from Amazon for $349.99+ (available in four sizes).

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A portable 100-inch movie screen so your family’s outdoor movie night isn’t ruined by the little one in the back whining, “I can’t see the screen!” It’s lightweight yet sturdy, large enough for everyone (and probably the neighbors) to see, and reviewers say setup takes mere minutes.


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Promising review: “I love the size and the fact that it takes five minutes to set up and five minutes to take down. Very portable and lightweight to carry. Very sturdy. I would highly recommend.” —Kathi

Get it from Amazon for $89.95+ (available in two sizes).

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A hammock chair to turn your porch into an oasis. It can support up to 320 pounds, and has built-in pockets so all your relaxation essentials are always nearby.


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Promising review: “This was very easy to put up, and I LOVE sitting in it! I sit in it almost every single day. Favorite spot in my house. Very sturdy. Like an adult swing set.” —Sam I am (not)

Get it from Amazon for $48.99+ (available in three colors).

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A three-piece furniture set that’ll provide a cushy place to land after a long day at work. Unwinding with a glass of wine on the patio sounds pretty fun if you ask me.


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Promising review:Great set for the price! I needed a smaller chair and table set for my front porch as it is not very wide and this was perfect. Sturdy build and comfortable. Not hard to put together: all pieces were included and the instructions were easy. Can’t wait to sit outside with a cup of coffee and watch the cars drive by.” —DEBBIE JACKSON

Get it from Amazon for $119.99+ (available in four colors).

10.

A balcony bar because you want to enjoy the breeze and sunlight but your itty bitty balcony is trying to ruin your fun.


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BestBalconyBars makes…the best balcony bars, whether you’re looking for space-saving outdoor furniture or you want to turn your patio into *the* place to be.

Promising review: “Balcony bar top looks great!! I really appreciate the thoughtful labeling of ‘glass; as I’m quite certain it would’ve been destroyed otherwise. Light and super easy to install. Popped it on in under one minute. Love it SO much I’m ordering another one. Thank you!” —Jenna

Get it from BestBalconyBars on Etsy for $195.95 (available in three colors).

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An adorable and lightweight bistro set if you wanna bring major Parisian street vibes to your backyard. Oh la la! It’s easy to fold and store if you have limited space and don’t want them set up all the time. And they’re designed to be rust resistant so they’ll last should you leave ’em outside year-round.


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Promising review: “It was an easy setup. We absolutely love the chairs. I would say they are ideal for couple for an evening coffee and a beautiful sunset. We are on the second floor so we have a perfect sunset view. The best thing was there were no tools required to set up; just open the box and unfold the chairs and table. We use the table to have some beautiful plants and the coffee mugs. I am 180 pounds and I can easily sit on the chair; it’s sturdy and firm when seated. We are planning to get another set for our other patio for a rental property.” —Bharath Kappala

Get it from Amazon for $109.99+ (available in seven colors).

12.

A walnut outdoor dog house for keeping your pup protected from the sun while they join you in the backyard.


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WLOWood is a US-based small business that makes chic, modern wood dog houses and crates.

Promising review: “This little house is fantastic! It is adorable, super high quality, so well made, and the whole construction is meticulously thought out with easy to follow instructions. My cat jumped into it immediately after I finished putting it together (before I even had time to decide where to put it). I also had a custom request that was followed exactly like I wanted. It was very well packed, and shipping was surprisingly very fast. My cats and I LOVE their new house / bed! 😸” —Devan Mickell

Get it from WLOWood on Etsy for $164+ (available in three sizes).

13.

A mesh cot so your pupperino stays cool when they’re hanging out with you in the backyard.


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Diane’s K9 Creations is a small biz based in Camp Lake, Wisconsin making high-quality dog beds, cots, and bed covers.

Promising review: “Very happy with my dog cots and my dogs are too! Exceptional quality, durable, attractive looking, and easy to assemble. They are a bit noisy when my dogs climb on but it doesn’t bother me because they don’t sleep in our room. Just something to consider if your pet sleeps in your room. The only thing I would suggest is an option to purchase a cover that easily unzips on all sides for quick and easy washing. I know I can just rinse it off outside so it’s not a deal breaker, but would be a bonus if I could unzip and toss in the washer. Great communication and friendly seller. Would recommend to others!” —Kelly Tutt

Get it from Diane’s K9 Creations on Etsy for $82.95+ (available in a variety of sizes).

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A bamboo mason bee house to encourage this buzzing pollinator to hang out in your garden — and fertilize your flowers, fruit and nut trees, and berry plants. OK, so it’s not technically human furniture, but it is bee furniture.


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Promising review: “Easy to install and very cute!” —Ruthanne

Get it from Amazon for $24.97.

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A hanging curved lounge chair that’ll keep you shaded and comfy as you chill by the pool. Now’s the perfect time (and this is the perfect place) to curl up and crack open that book you said you were going to read.


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Promising review: “The only problem I have with this chair is that I only have one of them and the whole family now fights over it! Seriously, it is THAT comfortable and relaxing. Pretty easy to put together. My husband got it all assembled in less than an hour and then proceeded to open up a beer and fall asleep in it next to the pool, HA! I like to take my laptop out with me and work in it as the moveable umbrella shades my screen. Love love LOVE it!!” —Erin S

Get it from Amazon for $229.99+ (available in three colors).

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A pair of lounge chairs and ottomans because you and your S.O. wanna relax together after dinner but not actually have to share the same seat. Put your feet up and enjoy each other’s company without complaining that someone is hogging the seat.


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Promising review:Easy-to-follow directions. If you can assemble IKEA furniture, you can definitely assemble this furniture. The patio set is sturdy and the cushions are soft! If they make a sectional, I’m going to buy it as well.” —Ronee Jones

Get it from Amazon for $399.99+ (available in seven colors).

17.

A hammock with a stand if you don’t have time to wait for the trees in your backyard to grow. This adjustable swing comes with a handy carrying case and has a respectable 450-pound weight limit so multiple people can hop in it.


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Promising review: “I can’t say enough great things about this hammock. I’m 6’2”, 280 pounds and this is comfortable for me. If it holds me, it will hold anyone. The umbrella material keeps you cool on those hot days. This is so easy to assemble I would consider bringing it with me for a day at that beach. The price you pay for this setup is worth it. My son and wife were able to sit in this hammock with room to spare. I look forward to spending many days in this hammock.” —Colin

Get it from Amazon for $119.97 (available in four fabrics and 41 colors)

18.

A modern rocking chair for maintaining your perfectly curated aesthetic while providing some much-needed outdoor seating options.


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Promising review: “Love this chair! Had it outside for two months now and still looks brand new. Easy to put together; I did it myself. It’s surprisingly comfy! (Minimal rocking though.) If you’re looking for that Southern wraparound porch deep rocking-style chair, this ain’t it. But for me it’s sleek, comfortable, and fits on my patio.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $157.67+ (available in five colors).

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Or a classic wooden rocking chair so you can rock comfortably from your porch while judging the goings-on of your neighbors. (Side note: I cannot see rocking chairs without thinking of Cracker Barrel, so now I’m craving their hash brown casserole, which is truly an S tier side and you can fight me on that.)


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Promising review: “Just love these chairs. Quick delivery and easy assembly. I always wanted a front porch and now finally have one at our retirement home in North Carolina. First thing we did was start to search for rockers. We just love them. Purchased the white wood. Finish is attractive and chairs are very sturdy. Silent no cracking sound with our chairs. Hope to be rocking away for many years to come. Since we live in the South, they are outside all the time. No peeling or cracking. Easy to clean spray and wipe.” —barbara burke

Get it from Amazon for $120.99.

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A water-resistant portable stadium seat with a mesh seatback pocket to make you laugh at the rest of us plebs sitting on cold hard bleachers for hours at a sports game.


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Promising review: “The hardest thing about attending daylong fencing tournaments? The bleachers. Order a couple of these for me and my hubs. They are easy to carry, easy to set up, easy to break down. I found them very comfortable, both in the back support and under-bum cushioning.” —Stephanie Skordas

Get it from Amazon for $14.05.

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An oversized Adirondack chair with a cup holder that’ll provide ample space for you, your blanket, your book, your tablet, your pup, and your drink.


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Promising review: “Great chairs and great value! Bought two of these for my patio. Oversized and very comfortable. They’re also very easy to put together, however check your door width before putting together inside! Fully assembled it would not fit through my sliding door, had to remove the back and reattach once outside.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $249.99+ (available in three colors).

22.

A classic umbrella because spending hours outside enjoying the weather is definitely on your summer to-do list. Getting sunburned? Not so much.


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This umbrella doesn’t come with a stand, but if you need one, try this one for $44.99 on Amazon.

Promising review: “Nicely packed and easy to assemble. Placed it against a metal stake for strength (against West Texas winds) and raised the umbrella for shade for my outside dog. Works great! Stands up to brisk winds coming across the prairie to the Hill Country. Great investment!” —SMITTY

Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in five colors).

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Or an offset umbrella with an 11-foot vented canopy made with water-resistant fabric and built-in UV protection if you have a lot of ground that needs shade.


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The umbrella comes with a base — just fill it with weights, water, or sand to weigh it down.

Promising review: “Love the umbrella and it was easy to assemble. I use it on upper deck and had to drill into the deck in order for it to remain stable. It’s not going anywhere in any weather and provides the perfect amount of shade.” —Consumer

Get it from Amazon for $179+ (also available in khaki).

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A very practical sunshade triangle so you can create some much-needed shade. This airy shade lets the breeze pass through while shielding you from up to 95% of the sun’s rays.


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Promising review: “This the perfect sun shade! I wasn’t sure considering I’ve looked at a lot of these but it is much better then I thought it would be. Super easy to set up, easy to clean, and the perfect amount of shade.” —Zach

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in five sizes and six colors).

You after assembling your new outdoor furniture by yourself:


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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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