5 Tips for choosing patio furniture

Written by Wicker Paradise

The patio can be a great way to extend your home and create another space for dining, entertaining, and lounging. But creating that perfect patio space usually needs a bit of planning. Here are 5 tips for choosing patio furniture.

Make a list – To buy furniture that suits your patio, you will first need to list out what you will be using your patio space for. For example, are you planning on having family dinners outside in the warmer months or are you looking to enjoy your morning coffee with a good book?

Take a seat – Before you buy your patio furniture, make sure you take a seat and assess its comfort levels. For example, if you’re looking at a wicker sofa, make sure that your sofa has sufficient cushioning to make it comfortable for lounging.

Easy care – Choose patio furniture that is easy to maintain as it will be exposed to the elements. Most metal, teak, cedar and all-weather wicker pieces are a sensible choice.

Storage – If you want your patio furniture to last even longer, store it away during the off-season. If you have limited storage, look for furniture that folds away for compact storage.

Color –For patio furniture that looks fresh throughout the years, choose natural tones like black, white, beige or metal pieces. To add color, use tie- up cushions to your wicker chairs or add color with fresh flowers, candles or ornaments.


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