Take luxury living to a whole new level with these rattan garden sofas that would add value to any garden or backyard converting them into a luxury living area.
Rattan garden sofas are quite a sought after piece of rattan furniture. Rattan is a kind of palm tree that can be found almost everywhere in South East Asia. Rattan garden sofas are not only very comfortable but they add to the natural beauty of any garden. Rattan is a kind of hardwood that is very beautiful when it is used for making garden furniture. Rattan garden sofa sets are very popular furniture for gardens and conservatories.
Rattan garden furniture, sometimes also known as outdoor furniture or patio furniture is a kind of furniture specially made for outdoor usage. Generally it is made up of weather-proof materials like aluminium that is also rust-proof. The first surviving examples of rattan garden furniture were discovered in the gardens of Pompeii around the 16th century. Ever since then, rattan has been gaining popularity and it is now widely used for garden furnishings. Rattan garden furniture can be used both inside and outside the house and it comes in all shapes and sizes.
One of the most important things that one should keep in mind while purchasing rattan garden furniture is the quality of the frame. Frames are made either out of steel or with wrought iron. A rattan garden sofa set consists of a sofa, two chairs and a basket or parasol. Sofa sets generally have three to four pieces to other sets may have as many as nine pieces. The sofa sets are available in all shapes and sizes.
Most rattan garden sofas come with cushions of fabric or cotton. Some are made up of padded seats which protect the back of the user from the hard surface. There is a special kind of rattan garden sofa called a glider chair. This type is specially designed to give the user the feel of floating in the air. Some of these gliders even feature cup holders to provide the user with an easy way to keep his drinks, beverages and snacks close to him while sitting on the glider.
Rattan garden sofas are also available in various colors and styles. Generally, people prefer the natural color of rattan garden sofas with brown, cream, wine or green shades. However, if one is looking for a more unique style, he may want to buy rattan garden sofas that have colorful stripes, spots or dots on the fabric. There is nothing better than a garden furnishing that is stylish, durable, and at the same time attractive.
When shopping for rattan garden sofas, it is a good idea to buy them from reputed dealers who deal with only the best quality materials. It is important to check the manufacturer’s rating before buying a piece. Some dealers offer discounted prices if the buyer takes a couple of pieces from them as a sample. If you wish to make sure about the quality of the garden furniture you purchase, you may also want to buy an item that comes with a warranty. Dealers will generally not offer warranties because such furniture is produced on order and requires extensive labor and time to be ready for sale.
Garden furnishings such as rattan garden sofa require regular maintenance and care. Garden owners should remember that such furniture can gradually deteriorate due to the effects of weather, sun, water, and general wear and tear. Reputable dealers will help their customers clean and look after their garden furnishings. For instance, a dealer may suggest that the lawn area around the garden sofa be cleaned using a garden hose or blower.
Most rattan garden sofas have covers, but they can also be made from other materials. They can be made from canvas or cotton, for example. However, the most common materials for making rattan garden sofas are wood and wicker. These materials can also be found in varying widths, sizes, and shapes. The width and shape of the cover will depend on its purpose. The cover can protect the furniture from rain and other elements, it can protect it from children and pets, or it can simply enhance its beauty.