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Choosing the Best Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture

Looking to make the most of your outdoor space? When trying to select the best outdoor wicker patio furniture, there are several factors at work. In this article, we’ll cover them all and give you some tips on what to look for when comparing the different pieces of furniture. Ready? Let’s begin!

Photo of two wicker globe chairs

Direct Sunlight

When buying outdoor wicker patio furniture, you will want to keep the sun and heat in mind when decorating outdoor areas. The sun can destroy the integrity of the fabric on your wicker outdoor furniture. Depending on the amount of direct sunlight, your wicker furniture can fade and stain.

Wicker fabrics are woven just like other fabrics. They also come in many different patterns. Wicker furniture actually holds up fairly well. When considering wicker, you want to select wicker furniture that is made for the outdoors. You will pay more initially, but it will be worth it in the end.

Before you can choose the best outdoor wicker patio furniture, you will need to know how to pick the best wicker patio furniture. The following guidelines may help you pick the best wicker patio furniture.

Size and Shape

Normally, wicker patio furniture comes in some standard sizes. But there are both larger and smaller scale items available as well. Selecting the best shape for your outdoor wicker patio furniture can be tricky. Sometimes the shape of wicker furniture suggests a certain Victorian attentiveness. Others designs are much more modern.

Quality and Fabrics

Selecting the best outdoor wicker patio furniture for your needs is all about quality. For instance, if you choose to buy a low-cost outdoor wicker patio furniture set, understand that you will need to replace it more often than a more expensive set. You do not necessarily have to buy the most expensive set but you might need to go for something that is designed for durability and long-term use.

When buying outdoor wicker furniture, look for fabrics made from Crypton, as the water runs off them. Crypton fabrics are stain-resistant, odor-resistant, moisture resistant, and earth-friendly.

Outdoor Wicker Furniture for Your Dog

There are many chairs, beds, and lounge furniture made specifically for your dog. Just like us, dogs need a shaded area in which to cool down. 

Top Two Best Wicker Patio Furniture Sets

Wicker furniture fits best in natural landscapes. Because it is lightweight, it can be easily moved around.

Wicker patio furniture is more durable and weather-resistant than other types of patio furniture. They are also more cost-effective compared to other fabrics. Following are two of the best wicker patio furniture sets you can find—some of the best wicker patio furniture set available on the market today.

1. Resin Wicker Dining Set 60″ Round

Photo of the Caribbean Resin Wicker Bistro Dining Set

The first outdoor wicker furniture on this list belongs to a product by Wicker Warehouse. This set of outdoor wicker patio furniture accommodates up to six people, including two dining chairs with cushions, and a dining table with an umbrella hole. These dining sets are made of heavy gauge factory welded aluminum frames with quality HDPE, high-density polyethylene, woven over them. Attach the tabletop to the table base with four fittings, including hardware and you are in business. The chairs are stackable and our cushions are American-made. The set comes with all the necessary tools to put the outdoor wicker furniture together in about thirty minutes. 

2. Caribbean Resin Wicker Bistro Dining Set 30″ Round

The Caribbean Resin WickerBistro Dining Set that you can see in the photo to the right is another bestseller. This attractive wicker patio furniture is made with an aluminum frame. The resin wicker chairs that are perfect for indoor or outdoor use. It with two dining side chairs and one 30″ diameter table.

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