We love our outdoor lifestyle in Australia, but it can be difficult to furnish an outdoor space that is comfortable and can thrive year-round. You don’t have to give up the joy of relaxing on your outdoor sun lounges. There are many beautiful outdoor furniture options that you can choose from, thanks to technical advances in fabrics and materials. They will last for years.
Outdoor Furniture Cushions
If you leave cushions outside in the rain, they will become wet. Rain can also cause other bacteria problems. They will not withstand water penetration unless they are made from sheet plastic. It is important to choose cushions made of waterproof materials that will dry properly, resist mould and look exactly the same as when they were first bought.
Reticulated foam cushions should be sought out. This foam has antibacterial and antifungal qualities. The structure of the polyurethane is called ‘reticulated’ during the manufacturing process. This results in a quick-dry foam that allows fluid and air to flow through the material.
Reticulated foam’s structure allows water to flow through it instead of getting trapped when it gets wet. This will reduce the likelihood of mildew and mould growth. This will reduce the possibility of your cushions getting wet from weather or washing. They will also be able drain well without any additional maintenance.
Outdoor Furniture Fabric
Fabrics can be damaged by the sun or rain. Technical innovation has made it possible to create fabrics that can withstand extreme weather conditions. In addition to the increased durability, many outdoor furniture makers also offer a visual appearance that resembles cotton linen or other furnishing fabrics that you might use indoors. This is great news to home decorators looking to expand their indoor spaces for more entertaining space, just in time before summer. To enjoy the unique prints and patterns of your cushions, all you need is an outside chair or sofa.
Another great way to ensure your couch cushions and pillows last a long time is to make sure you use the right materials. This is not a crucial point for weatherproofing, but it will help you get the best value for your money. You can ensure your outdoor furniture is weatherproof and resistant to deterioration. It will also last a long time.
Weatherproofing is often thought of as preventing weather-related damage. However, it should also consider heat and other warmer seasons. Shade sails are recommended for spaces that are more exposed to the sun. Shade sails can protect your outdoor furniture, including your couches and cushions, from sunburns and other serious health problems. Shade sails and umbrellas are two options that you have to provide shade in your backyard.
Furniture covers are our last tip. Furniture covers are a great way for furniture protection in colder climates. Covers can be used to protect your outdoor space from the sun, wind, rain, and other weather conditions. This cover is also great if you don’t plan on using the space often and want to make sure they don’t get dusty or become severely damaged while you’re gone.
Visit your local Cosh Living showroom to find the perfect furniture for your outdoor entertaining area. Our experienced team of garden furniture experts can assist you in finding the right pieces for your outdoor space.