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Deep Seating Patio Furniture

Deep Seating Patio Furniture

How about utilizing the free space in the patio with deep seating patio furniture? Here is some information to help you beautify your patio.
Gardenerdy Staff
The patio is one of the best places to relax after a tiring day at work. Therefore, the furnishing of the patio must be cozy and comfortable. Following are some things to consider before investing in deep seating patio furniture.

Material Used for Deep Seating Patio Furniture

A wide range of materials are used to make patio furniture. They range from wood, aluminum, plastic, wrought iron, to cast iron. Let's look at each one of them closely.
  • Aluminum: Furniture made from aluminum is sleek and adds glamor to the patio. It is long-lasting, hardly requires any maintenance, and can be easily cleaned with soap water. The only flip side of using aluminum furniture is that it cannot be used in windy areas because of its light weight.
  • Wood: Wooden furniture is long-lasting but very difficult to maintain because it needs to be retouched frequently. It is one of the best options for windy areas. The cost of wooden patio sets can be exorbitant depending on the type of wood and design used. Wooden furniture can also be huge and bulky, which can make it difficult to move and rearrange them. However, this material has an advantage in terms of durability and hence wins hands-down.
  • Wrought Iron: Furniture made with this material is usually heavy and is thus appropriate for windy areas. Wrought iron can rust, hence its maintenance expenditure is high. Nevertheless, it is durable.
  • Cast Iron: As the name suggests, cast iron furniture is made from casting the iron into molds of different shapes and sizes. It is relatively light in weight as compared to the wrought iron. Like wrought iron, cast iron furniture come in various sizes and designs.
  • Plastic: Plastic furniture is light in weight, therefore not suitable for windy areas. It is not advisable to use plastic furniture near the barbecue or fire-pit area, because the heat might have an adverse effect on it. It is cheap in terms of cost and maintenance and can be cleaned with soap water as well.
Patio Design Ideas

Now, let's gather some patio design ideas, which can be incorporated at your home.
  • Club Chair: This is a single seater chair, with a relaxing low back. There is another variety in it called spring club chair.
  • Double Club Chair: This is the two seater version of the club chair. It is a comfortable seating arrangement. The double club chair is also a cushioned outdoor seating furniture.
  • Rocker: It is also called a glider and is an ideal piece of furniture for patio seating. It has a rocking seat which provides comfort and is ideal for reading, sipping a drink, etc. Very often a rocker comes with an ottoman as a set.
  • Ottoman: Like the rocker, the ottoman has multiple names like tuffet, hassock or pouf. It has no arms or back. This is like a small piece of furniture with multiple usage. It can be used as a coffee table, a sitting stool or as a footstool.
  • Recliner: It is a chair with a reclining back. They normally come with a footrest.
  • Hammock Stands and Swings: If you have a liking for a swing and also have space for the same, this can be an ideal piece for the patio. With the hammock, you can relax in the patio with a book. They can even be used with a single mattress or just as a beach hammock.
  • Dining Set: The dining sets can come in plastic, wood, iron, and aluminum. They come in a set of four or six armchairs, along with the table. Some of the dining sets also come with a rocking chair. Umbrella is an optional piece, which can be chosen along with the dining set.
  • Fire pit: Fire pit is a piece of furniture to keep you warm on a chilly winter night. They have been used since time immemorial. They have evolved over the years in size, shape and variety. Originally, they were dug in the ground. But in the modern patio furniture, they are either built using brick and mortar or can be bought in metal.
  • Umbrella: It comes in a wide range of designs and colors. The patio umbrella protects the furniture and gives a cool shade. Umbrella comes with various features, such as tilt, rotation, etc.
The patio can become an extension of your living room. You can decorate your patio as per the size and your liking!
Reclining Chair
Rocking chair
Wrought Iron patio furniture