Firstly, you must consider the environmental factors. You
want something sturdy and heavy enough to withstand wind and
storms. Of course, you’ll need to look for waterproof
coverings to avoid damage form rain and snow. Consider pieces
that also are easy to wipe clean of leaves, twigs, and animal
droppings, and select colors that don’t show stains or
fading from sunlight. That’s a lot of environmental elements
to consider, but one factor may weigh more heavily than another
depending on where you live.
You can also consider what to showcase with your outdoor furniture.
Do you want a large picnic table for outdoor meals and hosting
barbecues? Or maybe you’d prefer comfy couches surrounding
a fire pit for stories and s’mores. You can always line
a pool or water feature with chaises for sun bathing. Or maybe
you’d like some fun and unique options like a swing or
a hammock. Different types of furniture can create different
vibes for your outdoor living space, based on your needs, interest,
Insider Tip- Simple covers will protect your outdoor furniture
from the elements and keep your furniture clean.
Insider Tip – Teak wood furniture will be durable and
long lasting but requires treatment to maintain the look or
you may let it weather and gray naturally.