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3 Materials for Your Outdoor Furniture

Design and durability are factors in choosing outdoor furniture. Learn which type of material is fit for your garden area

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Choosing furniture for the garden is similar to choosing furnishings for your house. There are several factors that can influence your choice—one of first to come into mind is comfort and use. Keep in mind that the most important factor that you should consider when choosing furniture for your garden is durability.

Exposure to sun and rain can take its toll on all kinds of furniture materials. Wind can also have bad effects on lightweight materials. Even insects can be detrimental to furnishings made of wood. Let this list guide you before you purchase your garden furniture.

Styling by Issa Villar. Photos by Miguel Nacianceno.

Read the original article ("For the Great Outdoors") in the November 2007 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

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