Wood Naturally beautiful, wood gives a comfortable feel […]
Naturally beautiful, wood gives a comfortable feeling to any outdoor space. However, wood requires refinish and maintenance every two years minimum to maintain the color and protective finish.
Wicker furniture is light weight and relatively durable. Woven from natural materials and PVC, these lightweight frames are also easy to move around. Woven frames offers the look and warmth of natural wicker and the durablity of an aluminum furniture.
Stainless steel offers a modern style to any outdoor space. Stainless steel offers a modern style to any outdoor space. Prov as a superior outdoor material, it has found its way into outdoor furniture with amazing results. With its resistance to corrosion and oxidation, it makes an excellent choice.
Wrought Iron is one of the most durable and longest lasting type of outdoor furniture available, many times lasting decades. Truly an investment that keeps on giving, wrought iron furniture is also the heaviest frame.
Aluminum is the most common type of outdoor furniture frame material. Aluminum is a light weight and durable metal. Perfect for outdoor furniture and is the least expensive type of furniture frame to make because of an abundance of aluminum. There are three main types of aluminum outdoor furniture frames to consider, , cast and wrought aluminum.
Aluminum provides comparable durablity to cast and wrought aluminum but usually with a more attractive price point.
This frame material is heavier and more design oriented than aluminum. The only difference is that the molten aluminum is poured into a cast mold, allowing for intricate designs and shapes that would otherwise not be possible to make. Standard aluminum outdoor furniture is usually hollow, unlike cast aluminum that is slightly heavier but denser and more durable.
Wrought Aluminum is bent and manipulated into shape and reinforced over and over. Wrought aluminum offers similar design characteristics as it's wrought iron counterpart. This would be a great option if you want the iron look but live in a more coastal area.