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Choosing Outdoor Porch Furniture

By Edited Aug 1, 2015 1 1

When it comes to choosing outdoor porch furniture it can be very difficult to choose. Knowing what will look best and what materials to choose can leave us scratching our heads in bewilderment. In this article I want to give you a quick guide to what materials may be best for you depending on your budget and the style you have in mind.

Budget is all important when choosing furniture for the porch. If your budget is low then you will be much more limited but there are still some quality purchases to be made. For small budgets the best choices will be softwood garden furniture or plastic gardenfurniture. You don't have to purchase outdoor porch furniture that looks bad, you just won't get quite the same quality as with a higher budget.

However, if you choose well the patio furniture will still look fantastic. If you care for soft wood porch furniture it can still last a lifetime. It just needs a little more care than teak patio furniture would.

Whatever your budget though don't forget to choose a suitable material that is right for the style of your porch. If you have wooden cladding then things like white untreated cedar Adirondack chairs will look absolutely amazing. This timeless classic is perfect as a piece of outdoor porch furniture. On the other hand if you have a very modern style to your outdoor space then something like the recycled plastic polywood chairs are an absolute stunner. These outdoor porch furniture pieces made from recycled plastic are available in many colors and can really enliven a space.

Wooden garden furniture is always a good choice whatever the budget and can be fitted in to any design. As previously stated the softwoods will take a bit of care but can be painted to look ultra modern if that is your choice of design. Hard woods are just as versatile but if you want colorful wooden furniture it would actually be a shame to hide the quality of wood and you would be better of with slightly cheaper wooden patio furniture.

The hardwoods like teak and cedar are best left to show the quality of the wood and with nothing more than a stain or varnish for a little extra protection from the elements. They will, however, cope remarkably well with no interference from you at all. This is the real beauty of hardwood porch furniture.

Whatever you choose try to look for some good deals by comparing prices and you are sure to find some great pieces of outdoor porch furniture.



Sep 19, 2009 5:28am
Great Article! and, a definite Thumbs-up! :)
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