Outdoor furniture can also be called as a patio furniture or garden furniture. It has been designed in such a manner that it can be used on the outdoors very easily. Its outdoor use has become so easy because the furniture is made of various weather resistant materials such as aluminum and these materials never rust. For example in the gardens of Pompeii, the oldest surviving furniture was found many years back. Garden furniture is very often sold as a set of patio that consists of approximately six chairs, a table and a parasol as well. A picnic table is very often used for this particular purpose of eating all the meals outdoors. Long chairs are referred to as the chaise longue. These are also common items. This seating outdoor furniture is very commonly used for conversing, relaxing and various recreational activities on the outdoors.
When a Teak is weathered, it also loses its original look but in turn it gains a very majestic and almost a silver glow. Most of the owners prefer this aged look of the teak because it has the resistance to infestation and rotting. It can also be appreciated without much upkeep. The aluminum outdoor furniture is long lasting and robust. However if the coating that is protecting it gets rusted, it can easily corrode. The plastic furniture is water proof naturally, thus it can be left outside throughout the year.