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.
Choosing the right, great pieces is a little more difficult. You can go to your local shops and view, touch sit in/on different styles, constructions, metals, woods and fabrics. This will give you a good idea of size, foot print needed for each special area. If you’re like most of us, the internet is where we do our most fact gathering. Social media, fix-Ur-up shows on TV all give us great ideas.