Summer is fast approaching, and that means more time outdoors. Being outdoors is good for your physical and mental well-being, but sometimes finding the right furniture to fill your outdoor space may be a bit overwhelming. You have to consider your current outdoor space, your budget, what types of weather conditions occur on a regular basis, and how much use your outdoor furniture will get.
Traditional wicker furniture, although beautiful, is not always practical for some environmental conditions. So you may consider weather wicker patio furniture.
Weather Wicker, AKA all-weather wicker, can endure the heat of the desert and the rainy conditions of the east coast. This type of wicker doesn’t chip and does not require refurbishing. Because of the nature of man-made wicker materials, this type of furniture can be molded into different shapes, from ornate to simple. The cost for this type of furniture will vary depending on the complexity of the design.
Outdoor wicker furniture may be constructed with natural materials, vinyl or even resins. Each of these materials is light and easy to move around and comes in a variety of natural shades to match any outdoor décor; typically in browns or greens to complement the outdoor space.
If you decide to use wicker made from natural organic plant material remember it is eco-friendly. Even the resin used to create outdoor wicker furniture is derived from plant materials.
When purchasing wicker furniture for your outdoor space consider how the furniture will be used. If you entertain a lot, you may want to purchase seating arrangements of long couches or multiple chairs. If you use the space for relaxation, consider chaise lounges. And, if your space is family oriented, think of using a combination of eating spaces, lounging spaces, and gathering areas. Also, look for furniture that is kid and family friendly.
Weather Wicker furniture is easily cleaned with a garden hose and a bit of light brushing (depending on the material used for the furniture).
Synthetic materials don’t need a lot of maintenance and have inbuilt water and humidity resistance to help prevent susceptibility to mildew and mold.
It is easy to update your outdoor space with durable and timeless all-weather wicker and because of its affordability; it can fit into almost anyone’s budget.