With these considerations, one furniture material that is very ideal for outdoor applications is rattan. Rattan is one of the most durable and long lasting natural materials used in furniture making. Although, rattan is a little expensive, it lasts long and is very easy to maintain and clean. Rattan also has a natural appearance that goes perfectly with the natural environment that patios offer. Moreover, rattan patio furniture offers an aura of relaxation and elegance that no other outdoor furniture can offer. To top it all, when rattan wears off its luster because of environmental exposure, it can be conveniently revived by applying lacquer or varnish.
Rattan is a more affordable building material compared to iron and teak. By nature, it is a very tough material. Only with intense heating can it be used as a material for creating furniture. It is flexible enough to take on any shape. Usually, rattan is used with iron, wood or plastic. These materials serve as the solid frame for the cane. The cane is bent over and around these frames, and when cooled, takes on the shape and form of the frame. As rattan is abundantly available, the cost of producing such furniture is low. Hence, it's easier for furniture retailers to make a good profit from such furniture.
The best thing to do is start looking at naturally made patio furniture, if you find a patio furniture that is made of a natural material it is almost surely going to blend in to your outdoor perfectly, and provide a continuing line of style and design to your house outdoor patio. The natural material you might consider can be cedar wood or teak wood, both very popular as outdoor furniture pieces these days, cypress is also becoming very popular, this is because these materials are known as very durable to different kinds of weather, and can be placed in almost any patio, so you will be relatively protected from the elements. Cedar wood and cypress have another good quality of repelling insects which might come in handy at certain times of the year.
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