Guest Post : The Fast Buyers Guide To Rattan Garden Furniture

To plan your outdoor furnishings for a garden or patio you need to select pieces that will suit your décor and be relaxing and welcoming. More and more homeowners are choosing rattan garden furniture for their home garden oasis, thanks in large part to the variety of furniture styles, shapes and colors in which rattan furniture is available. They also prefer rattan for its easy care and lightweight yet sturdy construction.

Rattan Garden Furniture

Materials, Materials, Materials

Most homeowners choose to purchase rattan effect or synthetic rattan garden furniture because it is made to be impervious to the weather and natural elements. Natural rattan can be damaged by too much moisture. Synthetic rattan is usually made from polyrattan, polythene, plastic, or polyethylene alternatives which look like natural rattan but are even stronger and lighter and can be woven into an extensive variety of shapes. Some types of polyethylene are also ultraviolet light-resistant and don’t fade in the sunshine. While natural rattan is considered by some to be more prestigious, rattan effect (RE) patio furniture is usually less expensive.

Sets Are Simple

If you are considering purchasing more than one piece of rattan, buying sets are the better option because the price per piece is less than if you purchase each piece individually. There are dining sets, sofa seating and conversation grouping sets, day bed sets, lounges and bistro table sets, and other items as well. Table and chairs are available in many shapes, sizes, and styles. Purchasing your rattan furniture as a set also guarantees your furniture pieces will match perfectly as well. This prevents the wasted time involved in trying to mix and match to select your outdoor living room’s furniture.

Cubes Are Stylish

When you want modern furnishings with clean and simple lines, rattan cube furniture has the stylish look you want. So named because of the cubed shape of its chairs and the cube effect achieved when chairs are stowed under the dining table in a dining set, rattan cube furniture has a wonderful ergonomic design. Mostly made of synthetic rattans, cube sets come in many different colors, with or without chair and sofa cushions.

Round Options

Most rattan sets offer designs that are rectangular or square in design, but there are also many circular items to choose from as well. Many homeowners find the appearance of curves to be appealing and have a softening visual effect on a furniture grouping. Round tables, ottomans, love seats and other pieces are available. Day beds are a fun and relaxing round option on a deck or poolside.

Special Pieces

For an outstanding accent piece or focal point, add an egg shaped rattan chair swing to your garden or patio. A wonderful way to add storage to your outdoor living area is to select rattan ottomans or benches with hidden storage compartments. Some dining sets have storage chairs whose seats open accessing storage space to use in your outdoor kitchen. Shopping for these sets at a rattan garden furniture sale will help you buy them at the best price.

Colors For All Preferences

Both natural and rattan effect furniture is available in many colors. Neutral colors like brown, white, black or gray are the most popular colors because they blend with existing furnishings and thus they are widely available. Synthetic rattan comes in other colors as well, such as red, blue, green, teal and orange. You may find the best color selection the same way you can find cheap rattan garden furniture; by shopping online.

As you can see there are many fabulous rattan garden furniture options to choose from. So be sure to take your time, shop around, and have some fun while you’re at it!

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