When looking outside in your back garden, what do you see? If it’s a tatty bench or table that is past its best, you may be in the market for some garden furniture. This is perfect for enjoying your outside space in the summer, but which variety should you choose?
Types of Garden Furniture
There are various types to choose from, let alone colours shapes and styles! The main tyles that are popular in 2016 are:
- Rattan furniture: this is synthetic wicker, designed to be weatherproof, and because it’s hand woven it cushions you as you sit.
- Winawood furniture: this is also weatherproof, but looks and feels like real wood, giving you the best of both.
- Reclining furniture: helping you to relax at an angle you’re comfortable with.
- Sofa sets: these include corner sofas, and are perfect for lounging outside in the summer sun.
Which one you would prefer depends on the space you have, and your needs. For example if you want to entertain friends at a summer bbq, you will want a table that people can eat at. But if you are mainly focused on your own comfort, a reclining garden chair may be something you were more interested in.
Problems with Garden Furniture
Some of the main problems with garden furniture can be the quality, specifically the materials used. Often if you purchase from low value supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda, or shops like Homebase, Argos or B&Q, the materials used will not be as robust as premium retailers, and so your furniture will not last as long outdoors. This is partciularly important if you plan on purchasing weatherproof furniture.
UK Garden Furniture Online Retailers
When purchasing online, you have a wide range of choices available in the United Kingdom. We recommend choosing the dedicated garden furniture retailer Garden Centre Shopping UK, who sell garden furniture online for UK home delivery on their website. They are based at a family owned garden centre in Leicestershire, and we have included their contact details below as reference. Update October 2017, I’ve seen that they have upgraded their garden centre to include a brand new restaurant, and have increased the range of garden furniture that they’re providing to include larger rattan sets within a 100 mile delivery radius, serving the majority of those in the UK quite effectively, more information here: https://www.gardencentreshopping.co.uk/garden-furniture
Sapcote Garden Centre
Hinckley Rd, Sapcote, Leicester LE9 4LG
Reclining Garden Furniture On Sale 7th Novemeber 2016
From what we have seen, the new range of Majestique reclining furniture on sale at Gardencentreshopping is of premium quality, and supreme comfort. They use extra thick cushions, with a hydraulic mechanism that is more reliable than some of the cheaper alternatives, giving a professional feel for a reasonable price. If you can make it down this Autumn, we would highly recommend it. More info: https://www.gardencentreshopping.co.uk/reclining-furniture
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