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May 2, 2016

5 Tips For Choosing The Right Outdoor Patio Furniture

Spring has finally arrived, and if you are considering the purchase of new outdoor furniture, it is a good time to review some of the best hints for choosing the right patio furniture.

Quality In Outdoor patio Furniture Is Critical

When you remember that patio furniture has to survive every temperature and condition, it only makes sense that furniture that lives outside needs to be of higher quality and be made of sturdier stuff than furniture that lives inside. Nobody wants to buy a new patio sectional sofa every Spring, so doing your research and paying attention to quality can make a massive difference in the longevity of your outdoor furniture.

Consider Storage

Even well-constructed patio furniture that is built to last requires owners to think about storage and maintenance. Have you considered how much of your outdoor furniture can fit in your garage or storage unit during the winter? Or even which pieces will demand winter storage? During the summer, do you have a storage unit for all of your outdoor cushions and pillows for when it rains? Thinking ahead, and having a long-term strategic plan for the care of your furniture can be decisive in how long it all lasts.

Realistic Planning Makes The Difference

The likelihood that people will congregate on your patio or near your pool is partially decided by how well your backyard is set up for the number of visitors you expect to have. If you have not thought ahead and do not have enough comfortable seating or table space, your visitors may consistently choose to relocate indoors.

It’s Not Just The outdoor Patio Furniture, Plan For Temperature Changes

So, you bought a Patio Sectional Sofa, a firepit and even have outdoor cushion storage but during the afternoons, people still head back inside after a few minutes by your pool. What did you forget? Maybe what you forgot was the cool shade a few Cantilever Umbrellas would provide your guests. Remember during the summer in Vancouver, the same day can have great heat during the day and still be chilly at night. When you start your planning, plan for temperatures.

Convenience, Comfort, and Cantilever Umbrellas

Finally, what good is your furniture plan if the furniture isn’t convenient and comfortable. What good is an umbrella that you can’t adjust to block the sun? What good is a chair that isn’t wide enough for your husband’s best friend to sit in? Who is going to stay in a lounger all day that isn’t cushioned?  Take the time to be strategic and wide-ranging in your planning, consider all the variables.

By following these 5 simple tips, you should enjoy many amazing summers with the perfect outdoor furniture!