03/24/14

Installing Your Outdoor Furniture Covers

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Installing your furniture covers is simple, only takes minutes and can protect your furniture from the abuse of the outdoor elements, adding years to the product life. Before putting the protective covers over your furniture you will need to make sure that everything is set up and ready to go.

Clean the Covers

First, take a look at your backyard and focus on trees and on other environmental risks that pose a threat to the products you will be covering. Removing the furniture from an unstable area can save you time, money and, mostly of all, frustration in having to replace expensive pieces.

Clean the Furniture

Second, inspect the items you will be covering for any large debris and remove accordingly. Clean the items per manufacture recommendations. Most outdoor products can be cleaned with warm water and a mild detergent.

Inspect

Third, make sure there are no manufacture defects, rips, tears or anything that will allow the elements to reach your furniture.  Once fully inspected, wither begin the installation or note any defects. The inspection process will probably be the most time consuming, but will insure you have products that will properly protect your outdoor items. Check and read any installation guidelines or manuals, as some installation processes may differ slightly.

Install

Fourth, place the entire outdoor furniture cover over the item to be covered. Pull one end downward until it is taut. Then move to the opposite side and repeat the process. Continuing pulling all edges downward until the protective covering fully encases the patio product.

Secure

Lastly, secure with the attached tie downs or Velcro fastening system to create a snug fit and to prevent them from being blown or pulled off by harsh winter weather. After securing your tie downs, it’s important to double check that everything has a proper fit.

03/24/14

Disadvantages Of Patio Furniture Explored

22The number of people opting for plastic-furniture over traditional forms of furniture (such as wooden) has been on the rise in the recent past. This they do in pursuit of a number of advantages that plastic furniture comes with. Here we are looking at things like the considerably lower cost associated with plastic furniture, its relatively lightweight as well as the environmental factor, where it is given that making plastic-furniture ‘does not involve cutting down trees.’ It is also often given that plastic furniture is ‘low maintenance’ furniture (it is very easy to clean, for instance), and that due to the considerable malleability of plastic, the furniture that tends to come out of it can be made in all manner of aesthetically appealing shapes.

Now while there is no denying that plastic-furniture comes with all those advantages, it is also worth noting that there are a number of disadvantages that plastic furniture comes with. When making a decision as to whether to opt for plastic furniture or traditional furniture it is important to take these disadvantages into consideration as well.

One is from the fact that plastic-furniture tends to be lacking in terms of longevity, with a tendency to break or otherwise fall apart within a considerably short period usage. This seems to take place regardless of how well cared for the furniture in question is. And due to this fact, it is often pointed out that buying the plastic furniture at the low cost it is associated with makes you subject to the common adage ‘buy cheap buy twice.’ That is because in the duration that you could stay with a single, well-cared for wooden chair, you may end up having to make use of three plastic chairs. The end result is that you cumulatively spend more on the plastic-furniture than on the wooden furniture, the lower per item cost of the plastic furniture notwithstanding.

Secondly, plastic-furniture tends to be somewhat lacking in elegance. It is true that due to the considerable malleability of plastic, it is easy to mould it to various aesthetically appealing shapes, but when all is said and done, this type of furniture tends to come across as lacking in ‘character’ or ‘elegance. That is especially true when it is compared to, say, wooden furniture.

Thirdly, for the environmentally conscious, there is the fact that plastic, as a furniture-making material, is rather environment-unfriendly. Now while it is true that the proponents of plastic furniture argue that one of its advantages is environmental friendliness (in that making it does not entail cutting down trees), the other side of the coin is that plastic is a non-biodegradable material. As it turns out, the environmental impact of cutting down trees to make wooden furniture can be quite easily mitigated by simply planting more trees. But there is very little that can be to mitigate the environmental impact plastics have on the environment. Plastic is after all, on the most part, a non-biodegradable material that is likely to continue exerting harmful effects on the environments for what could turn out to be millions of years.

03/24/14

Patio furniture – An Image of your lifestyle

19The word patio which is the other mane for the word outside is mostly in demand today due to its existence with furniture. The patio furniture is the furniture which is used for the purpose of outside sitting or dining. The patio furniture is usually placed in the garden or resorts, etc and if you are looking for one, you can find it in this site http://www.ccfnz.co.nz.

Special care is been taken in the manufacturing of the patio furniture. Since this furniture is kept at the open surface without any shed, so they have to be essentially resistant to high temperature, rain and humidity. The patio furniture is hand woven with the unique Synthetic fibers, which is UV, stabilized for all weather resistance. The materials are chosen with great care for the outdoor furniture, the materials which has high durability, and high resistant to weather are given preference in such cases.

The patio furniture is also can be referred as outdoor furniture.

Some of the features which all the patio furniture should have, or we can say the features or advantages which the manufacturers should provide to the customers are as follows:

There should be On-Site lifetime warranty. The manufacturer should provide all outdoor solutions. The patio furniture’s should be Hand Woven with UV stabilized, Weather resistant synthetic Fibers. The World’s largest range of All Weather Outdoor Furniture    should be provided. The Outdoor set collection should be dirt repelling, very strong and utmost environment-friendly. The patio furniture stands the seasonal changes unlike traditional cane furniture. The traditional cane furniture usually are not weather resistant, they are always pouring rain and beating sun.

The most common materials which are used for the manufacture of the patio furniture are teak, resin, wicker, etc. The teak is the wood which is mostly preferred because it has very high weather resistant property. The teak wood contains natural silica which has proved to be the best weather resistant. The Teak Chairs used in the gardens, resorts, restaurants have been giving a wonderful service without any complains. Even the manufacturers also do not hesitate before giving the warranty of even twenty years the teak furniture.

The wood patio furniture fulfill both the purposes, it gives stylish look as well as its quality is very fine. People do not have to compromise on the look or the style of the patio set when one is buying the patio set made up of wood. But besides wood, the metals like aluminum are also used for the same purpose.