An outdoor living area provides an eco-friendly way to experience nature; and also a relaxing opportunity to enjoy your landscaped garden. An outdoor living area is also a great way to add on extended living space for a fraction of the cost of adding an addition to your home. You may consider including an outdoor kitchen, as well!
With the decision to enjoy some much needed outdoor living in your own personal great outdoors, selecting outdoor furniture is one important step in creating an outdoor oasis for your enjoyment.
Here are a few furniture selection tips for outdoor living from TLC.HowStuffWorks.com.
- Pay attention to detail(s) and quality: It’s a common to pay more attention to the details of the indoor furniture, but the outdoor furniture needs careful selection, as well. Thoroughly inspect each piece before buying to ensure that it’s a quality piece that will endure seasonal weather conditions.
- Look for the sales: Can anyone resist a sale? If you’re looking to add a few outdoor furniture pieces to your outdoor living room, follow the sales. The best time to buy outdoor furniture is usually between early July and late August.
- Don’t undersize: You don’t want furniture that is too small or narrow for anyone. You want outdoor furniture that is comfortable for everyone who may come to enjoy your outdoor living room. Speaking of which, when shopping for your outdoor furniture, take a seat and test out each piece before you purchase!
If you are outfitting an outdoor kitchen, stop by a nearby Klaff’s Home Design showroom to see our great selection of outdoor equipment for your New England home, including hybrid grills that cook with any combination of gas, charcoal and wood; outdoor cooktops and warming cabinets; pizza ovens; refrigerators, dishwashers and weather-tight outdoor kitchen cabinets.