How to choose the right garden furniture
Any gardener dreams of ennobling his site. In this matter, it is important to focus your attention not only on correctly selected plants, but also on furniture and a recreation area, where you will spend a lot of time and enjoy nature. Our grandparents often made all the household utensils themselves. Someone limited themselves only to the functional properties of furniture, while others paid attention to decor and beauty. Nowadays, gardening supermarkets offer a wide selection of garden furniture, let's figure out what you really need to have on your site.
There is a huge assortment in modern plastic furniture stores. This is understandable, because it is convenient to use, does not require laborious maintenance, and anyone can find a model to their liking.
Looking at the assortment offered in horticultural hypermarkets, you can find a large range of prices for plastic furniture. Why does this happen and what does the cost depend on? First, the price will depend on the quality of the plastic and the brand. And secondly, the design and dimensions of the structure affect the cost. Choosing furniture for several seasons, you save your money, but do not count on a long service life of such a product. Most often available furniture is made of polyethylene. Whether it is reasonable to save in this case is up to you. There is plastic furniture that can last longer, it is made of modern materials, the surface of such a product is made of wollpolymer.
This is probably the most classic and conservative version of garden furniture. Plastic competitors fill the garden furniture market, but the wooden product remains the favorite among summer residents. Regardless of the style in which the decor of your site is made, wood furniture fits perfectly into any interior and complements it. Wood is an environmentally friendly material and such furniture looks very harmonious in the country. If the question is, what material to choose a product from, then the choice is not limited. In garden shops you can find furniture made of oak and spruce, pine and alder, etc. An alternative option for heavy furniture, light wickerwork. But you need to take care of such furniture more carefully. It must not be left outside during winter or rain. There is no guarantee that it will serve you, but with proper care it will perfectly complement your interior. It is better to periodically cover wicker products with protective materials, this will extend its service life.
The main advantage of such a product will be its long service life. This is the clear leader of all the options described earlier. But it also has a number of disadvantages. Firstly, metal furniture does not always fit into the suburban interior. Secondly, the comfortable use of such furniture depends on the location, because in the sun it will be very hot, and in the cold season it is terribly freezing.
Forged metal is considered especially beautiful. Such products are often combined with a mongal zone or gate shutters. You can find a way out to get around the drawbacks of metal furniture, lay a blanket on the seat or spread pillows, then you will be comfortable to relax on such furniture in any weather. Some options in supermarkets already include such attachments in the kit.
Combined furniture options are considered the most successful; now there are a huge variety of different options in stores. For example, the base of the bench can be forged from metal, and the seat is made of wood. A great option for the garden and any interior!