Enjoy the Summer with Wicker Patio Furniture
Wicker patio furniture is a must have for summer. Being such a flexible, light and resistant material, it is perfect for outdoor furniture. Wicker, on other hand, comes from a shrub native to Ancient Egypt, although it grows in many countries. Its biggest difference with rattan, as we have said, is that it is much lighter and more flexible. And wicker, in addition to being beautiful and respectful with environment, is a very resistant and extremely durable material. Rattan has its origins in Asian continent and belongs to family of climbing palms.
Basic difference with wicker lies in its solidity, since rattan, is much more robust and has a greater resistance to moisture. Currently, many of furniture made with this type of fibers, tend to combine both materials to enhance advantages of both (greater flexibility in case of wicker and greater strength in case of rattan). For this reason, garden or terrace furniture is usually made of wicker or synthetic rattan.
Chairs and huge sofas of retro aesthetics, flirty support poufs , tables and coffee tables or auxiliary … combination of wicker with glass and wood, has made this material, an object of desire for outdoor furniture. However, in order to ensure proper maintenance of this type of furniture, it is advisable to use poly-rattan in outdoor areas, since thanks to its synthetic component; it guarantees a high resistance to humidity and adverse weather conditions.