Materials used in outdoor furniture. The most common materials that are used in the making of furniture are wood, aluminum, plastic and also wrought iron. As the wooden outdoor furniture can easily suffer because of the exposure to various elements, it essentially has to be treated. Teak is also a very commonly used material for garden or outdoor furniture. It contains natural silica and this makes it highly resistant to any type of fungal decay. Most of the effects of water and also chemicals are put away because of silica.
Before buying just any old outdoor furniture, evaluating the location, size and setting that you would like to have is very key to deliver that perfect look. There are many different styles, designs, fabrics and textures that you would want to consider before buying. Will the furniture be outside in the weather, exposed to the elements all year? How durable is it? Some modern outdoor furniture weathers beautifully. What about maintenance cost? Upkeep? What about accessories or covers? Or does the furniture that I like need to be indoors?