Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQs have been written to address often-heard questions.  Should you have others, please direct a message to parterrebench@privatenewport.com or complete your Product Inquiry.  We’ll be back to you promptly with answers!

Design

It is the name of the Bellevue Avenue estate for which the bench was created in 2007.

In your choice of color.  Please submit a sample swatch by e­mail. We prefer Sherwin Williams paint colors.

Your bench will be custom made in Newport, Rhode Island.

500 pounds.

Payment

The 50% deposit covers the cost of materials and allocation of time to produce your bench.

The 50% balance is due when the bench is finished and ready to ship.

Care

Ideally, the bench should spend the winter indoors.  If not possible, then we recommend a zippered weatherproof cover.  We will have these covers available for purchase this fall.

Gently sponge with mild liquid detergent.  If stubborn stains persist, use a sponge with rubber pad and “Mildew Check.”

Logistics

The bench is made to order and requires 8­-10 weeks to produce.  White Glove Delivery will take 7­-10 days, depending on location.

The Parterre Bench arrives fully assembled.

White Glove Delivery means that the bench will be delivered to your garden and unpacked, ready for you to enjoy.