Do not make the mistake of thinking that installing outdoor furniture in your garden or your patio is the same as installing furniture in your house. Once the furniture is installed, you can move it around whenever you want and where were you want.
There is no need to protect the furniture from the elements. There is no need to think of storage space or protective measures. Have you ever bothered to paint the furniture in your house except for aesthetic purposes? Obviously not.
This is because the environment inside your house is controlled. However, the environment outside your house is completely beyond your control. The only option available is to protect the furniture from the harsh elements outside.
You should be prepared to move the furniture inside when it becomes too cold or too hot. As long as you do not intend to use the outer area, there is no need to have the furniture lying idle. Secondly, you should be prepared to cover the furniture and protect it from the elements if you cannot remove it.
If you are gone in for a heavy concrete seat and if it is a permanent fixture in your garden, then you should consider going in for a plastic or waterproof cover. Of course, you will also have to make sure that it gels with the outer surroundings. You don’t want your furniture to look ugly, do you?
The placement of such permanent furniture is very important point. There are many disadvantages of opting for concrete or other such structures as your furniture. Not only will it spoils the aesthetics, it will also reduce the flexibility and maneuverability that you otherwise enjoy.
Going in for good quality plastic or cane furniture and placing it in the garden is a very smart move. The biggest advantage that this option offers is the rearrangement of the furniture outside anyway you want. If you are having a party and if you expect lots of guests, you cannot simply move the concrete bench, can you?
On the other hand, you can easily modify the seating arrangement if you have light weight and easy to move furniture. Another significant advantage of opting for modern furniture is that it helps you change the way your garden looks.
On the other hand, permanent furniture is very old fashioned and is obviously going to create a dull effect. If you have children, chances are high that they will get injured by falling off the permanent furniture again and again. Considering all these factors, it is advisable to use the internet and checkout alternatives.