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Tips for Buying Outdoor Furniture

Buyers Guide / August 30,2013

 Buying the right furniture for your garden or outdoor patio means doing your research and knowing what you are looking for. Here we've got a great list of tips to help you choose the right outdoor furniture you'll enjoy for many years to come.

 

Durability

One of the most important things to consider when buying outdoor furniture is durability. You need something that will be able to withstand sun exposure, rain and a little wind too. So when it comes to durability, it's not only the quality of the furniture, but what it's made from that's important. Teak, wicker, aluminum and wrought iron are all popular choices.

 

Design

Another important point you need to consider is the look and design of the furniture you want to buy. Do you want something contemporary like an aluminum outdoor dining set? Or do you want something romantically French looking, made from wrought iron or wood?

 

Added extras

Most outdoor furniture needs extra cushioning for support. Don't forget that the right sized cushions can make all the difference.

 

Comfort

You need to be able to imagine yourself enjoying a meal with the family or reclining in the sun on your new piece of furniture. If you can, it's a good idea to test it out first to see how it feels to sit in.

 

Budget

Your budget is the final point you need to consider when looking for outdoor furniture. Decide on the maximum price you can afford, and don't go over it. It's easy to go overboard but you shouldn't have to to get something stylish and comfortable for your outdoor area.

 

Source: Desert Rock Blog

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