Outdoor spaces and patios beckon, especially when the weather gets warmer. First of all, they add to your overall available space, and secondly, they hold the promise of relaxation, entertaining, and overall more enjoyment. Buying outdoor furnitureinvolves much the same steps as buying indoor furniture, but there are some additional considerations as well.
1. Consider Your Weather
Is your weather hot and dry, or do you live near the coast? Does it rain often? All these are important questions to answer before selecting outdoor furniture.
Here’s why. Hot, dry conditions can make some wood splinter and crack. Strong winds can send aluminum furniture flying, and wicker will not withstand constant exposure to moisture.