Blogs 18 Jul,2018

How To Select The Ideal Outdoor Furniture

Incredible outdoor furniture conveys solace and space to your Garden. With a large Dining Table and comfortable seating, your Garden Porch can be transformed. Create a stunning Dining area that will be the envy of all your neighbors. Outfit your porch with a large, strong wicker sofa and armchair both with thick padding to turn your Garden into a second Living Room. A place for the kids to play and adults to relax in the sun.

If you have a Garden, you should be using it. Even if the Garden is small, that’s no reason to not make the most of it. With the right Oak Furniture Garden companion set, even a petite Garden can come alive and leave you stunned again and again.

In this blog I will go over some great tips for picking the best Garden furniture. With a little planning and an eye of furniture arranging, your open-air living space can be amazing and welcoming for a long time.

Make A List

Start by thinking about how you might want your outdoor space to work. Would you like it to work as a dining area on those warm summer evenings? Maybe you want to have your next dinner party or your little girl's birthday party in this space? Or is a quiet area for contemplating more what you’re after?

Make a rundown of the things you may want to do in the space. Also include what furniture you would need to make that happen. There are a few items that will be required regardless: large dining table, multiple chairs etc. However, consider other items too: a fire pit for example.

Sit Down

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Sit on the furniture before you buy anything. Like your indoors furniture, your outdoors furniture will be sat on often and so needs to be very comfortable. There is no point in buying furniture that looks exquisite but isn’t comfortable to sit on. No one will use it and you’ll end up wasting all your money.

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Go For Easy Care

You want your furniture to last a long time. That probably goes without saying. However, make sure to consider how much maintenance and care each type of material will require. Most metal, teak cedar and all-weather Wicker pieces are undeterred by even the most extreme weather. Ensure you pick the right material that can last your local climate and won’t require content cleaning and applications of protective coatings.

Think About Storage

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You can extend the life of your Garden furniture by putting it away in a safe area when not in use. A shed or storm cellar is the perfect place to store it during the off-season. This way, the furniture won’t be dealing with the relentless weather for no reason. Even furniture made from the hardest materials, like Teak or Oak, will last far longer when being stored away. Using a covered section of Garden will help to protect from wind and rain. If you have limited storage space trying to look for Garden furniture than can be folded or easily dismantled for minimal size.

Shading Smart

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When looking to buy outdoor furniture, you don’t need to be limited to the standard colours: the dark, white and be ice or wicker. The dull grey of metal. There are plenty of Garden Sets out there that come in a range of colours. Some even have select sections of colour to make certain sections stand out.

Put Resources Into Quality

The familiar expression "you get what you pay for" is certainly true for porch furniture. Plastic Garden furniture or tables are certainly cheap. However, while they may look great for a year or so, they will inevitably wind up more fragile and eventually break. The same is true of most wooden furniture; if left out in the sun, they will end up losing their great colour. Be sure to check the customer reviews when buying from online furniture store, to see what results the furniture will get after long-term use.