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6 Reasons to Choose Wicker Patio Furniture

6 Reasons to Choose Wicker Patio Furniture

Wicker patio furniture looks elegant, classy, and super stylish, it is durable, tenacious, and long-lasting. All these make wicker furniture the best and most popular choice. Here are reasons which tell you why you should not shy from swearing by wicker furniture.
Neil Valentine D'Silva
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2019
Comfy wicker chair
People are always on the lookout for new materials to build their furniture with. Currently, wicker has gained a lot of popularity. Maybe people find it to be more of a natural material than wood for some reason, and that is why they place their wicker furniture right in front of their houses, in their patios.
Outdoor Chair
So, here are some important points why wicker is being chosen by several people for their patios
Durable and Lightweight
Relax In The Garden
Wicker is the most lightweight of all furniture materials, with the exception of plastic. Anyway, plastic is not the tasteful person's choice for furniture, so we can leave it out of the discussion.
Black, white cushion and pillow on wicker chair
That makes wicker the ideal choice for people who are in the habit of redecorating their patios often, since they can very easily move the furniture from one place to the other. Also, it lasts much longer than wood.
Patio Glass Top Wicker Side Table
Wrought iron can easily outlast wicker, but if you want to set up a contemporary and earthy patio, you can leave wrought iron out and bring wicker in.
Extremely Pliant
Rattan Wicker Chair And Desk On Patio
Wicker is a woven fiber. Like wood and iron, it is not cut, carved, and then joint. To make wicker furniture, separate fibers from plants such as rattan, bamboo, cane, willow, and even reed are woven into each other.
Most times, humans do the work of weaving and forming the patterns of the wicker furniture, and machines are avoided. Due to this process, wicker furniture becomes extremely flexible. It can be modified into any desirable shape.
High Tenacity
Wicker Chairs Table And Flowers
At first glance, wicker looks quite slender and people do not lay bets on it lasting long. But the truth is that it can actually withstand a lot of pressure. This is again because it is a woven fiber.
For that reason, it can move in the direction the pressure is applied, and that prevents it from breaking. Wicker is the only material that has life, wood, wrought iron, etc. will be as rigid as ever, but wicker will obey the shape of the people sitting on it, or the things kept on it.
Can Be Designed Differently
Modern Wicker Garden Sofa Or Love Seat
Almost all wicker furniture is handcrafted. Artisans weave wicker with their own nimble fingers. Sometimes the whole furniture might be made of wicker, or a wicker portions may be attached on an already erected frame, which could be of metal.
Modern Wicker Garden Furniture
Due to this, wicker furniture is highly individualistic. It is very difficult to find two pieces that are exactly the same. That means you can actually make a furniture fashion statement with it.
Gives your Patio the Look
Garden Furniture
Patios are meant to be places where you can become one with nature.
Garden Swing Ratten Chair
That is the reason why people put a lot of greenery around their patio, add natural pools, and make it natural. Furniture made from a material like metal or plastic will look incongruous in the patio. But, it remains a fact that the only suitable materials for the patio are wicker and wood.
Now, since we all know how susceptible wood is to climatic conditions, wicker becomes the best choice. It can be blended with other stronger materials (such as built on a metal frame, or given a glass table top), and made better-looking. Wicker really looks at home in the patio, it merges with the surroundings beautifully.
Comes Cheap
Life style
Comparatively, wicker patio furniture is cheap. As a material itself, wicker is very cheap compared to wood or even iron. If the piece of furniture has been made by local artisans, then you will also get it for a fraction of the price you will get wooden furniture for.