Transform Your Garden With Outdoor Wood Furniture
Where are you going on vacation this year? How about an Outdoor Adventure in your Garden
Forget the packing, delays on airlines, horrible airplane food and crowds of people…
Rather than spending thousands of dollars on travel, why not opt for investing in your outdoor furniture to simply vacation at home. An emerging trend is families deciding to use their vacation time to spend with their families at home. Homeowners are choosing this trend for a few reasons. In addition to saving the headache on travel, homeowners are looking to invest in their home to add extra value.
The Newest Trend: Increasing Your Living Space By Moving Outdoors
Homeowners are always looking for ways to increase the value of their home by enhancing their living experience. The latest trend in upgrading your home is increasing the living space into the great outdoors. Enjoying nature and expanding living space are major trends as we head into 2014. One of the best ways to enjoy your new living space is choosing décor that is low maintenance and enhances the look and feel of nature. Many are even choosing outdoor wood furniture that combine art and functionality.
According to a study done by the American Society of Landscape Architects, 94.5% of homeowners are finding outdoor living spaces the most popular element of design. The idea of expanding the outdoor space is at the top of the list. Also at the top of the list is the demand for both a sustainable and easy to maintain design – the perfect description for outdoor wood furniture.
Sustainable Mahogany Wood Furniture
Wood is one of the favored styles for outdoor furniture because of the natural color of the wood and its ability to blend easily with its environment. It suits the scenery and creates a cohesive space. A lot of homeowners also like how outdoor wood will change over time, creating a more weathered look, a great example of this is Mahogany wood. Others appreciate the easy maintenance of the wood and its ability to retain its strength and natural beauty.
The trend pointing at outdoor wood furniture continues to be supported in the ASLA’s survey. 93.9% of respondents are looking for low-maintenance landscapes. Outdoor wood furniture is a homeowner favorite for its low-maintenance properties, natural esthetic and ability to extend your home into nature.
The Making of the Sunniva Outdoor Swing
Investing in an Outdoor Lifestyle
There is a desire for many homeowners to settle down, create roots in their home and enjoy the basic things in life. One of the key ways to do this is to go back to nature and enjoy the simple pleasures of homeownership. Spending time in the garden and connecting with friends and family with a dinner on the patio are some favorite pastimes for Americans. When you look at the cost of flying the family to the Caribbean, then paying for food, activities etc and the dread of all the security issues constantly frequenting the headlines, wouldn’t it be best to spend the investment on something that will last and be enjoyed for years to come?
Spending time outside, doesn’t mean working on the yard and spending hours fixing and maintaining patio furniture. The care and maintenance for outdoor wood furniture offers a great way to continue to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle.
Here are a Few Tips for Maintaining Outdoor Wood Furniture
For hardwood garden furniture, it’s a combination of keeping it under cover in extreme weather conditions, away from extremes in temperature or moisture. However unlike softwood, hardwood has the potential to last longer, withstand the elements and resist insects and decay and also weather changes. The natural color of outdoor wood furniture will weather to a soft, silver grey or if finished well, can maintain its warm tones. The imperfections that are inherent features of the wood will become more pronounced over time, giving the garden furniture a rich, natural beauty.
Using Outdoor Wood Furniture In Your Outdoor Garden
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