Posted by John on April 04, 2017
Summer isn’t too far away, which hopefully means the chance the spend more time outdoors and take in some nice weather. There’s nothing quite like relaxing and unwinding outside on hot summers day, and even when it’s a little milder you cannot beat sitting outdoors with friends and family.
For this, you will obviously need some garden furniture, and what better time to invest in some new quality outdoor furniture than now? In fact, we believe it makes so much more sense to spend a little bit extra to guarantee you get quality furniture.
Why? There’s no shortage of reasons!
First and foremost, quality garden furniture means longer-lasting garden furniture. Spending a little extra on a quality product will ensure that you get to enjoy using it for many years to come, as the likes of teakwood and other quality grade woods will last much longer than their cheaper alternatives.
Cheap furniture may seem like all well and good, but its more susceptible to breaking and general wear and tear, meaning you will likely have to replace it faster than you would with better quality furniture.
Let’s not beat around the bush – most cheap garden furniture looks horrible.
Much like any other product, the cheaper the garden furniture the less attractive it tends to be. For instance, plain white plastic furniture may cost a fraction of the price of something quality like teakwood, but it looks nowhere near as attractive.
Quality garden furniture, particularly when made with high-quality hardwood such as teak or oak, has a natural beauty to it that will look amazing in any outdoor living space. Just imagine a beautiful round teakwood table as the centre-piece of your patio – it’s a much better sight than some cheap looking metal or plastic!
What’s the point in buying cheap garden furniture if it is only going to break? This is always a worry when cutting corners with your outdoor furniture, as cheaper products are more likely to break because of excess weight or accidental collisions.
For example, if you invest in a teak table or bench, you can be certain that they will not break under pressure! In fact, even dropping or knocking over teak and other hardwoods will almost never lead to significant damage, meaning you never need to worry about it breaking just as the good weather arrives!
Quality construction in garden furniture means you never need to worry about maintenance. These are built to last, so will only require the odd clean every few weeks. You probably won’t even need to varnish quality wood furniture, and high grade metals will need no additional care to them either.
The same cannot be said for cheaper materials. Whether its rusting or splintering, garden furniture made from cheap materials will need to be maintained and more than likely repaired at some point in the future.