Question by  Brenda21 (32)

Is cheap patio furniture a bad idea?

I am going to purchase patio furniture soon and want to make sure I am not making a mistake by not buying expensive furniture.


Answer by  damsellfly (93)

There is an old adage that states that one of the most expensive items in the world is a cheap piece of furniture. Investing in good quality means that you will not need to buy replacements. Patio furniture is usually exposed to the elements of nature. Heavy, well made pieces will last many more seasons than inexpensive ones.


Answer by  Debora (61)

A salesperson will always point you toward more expensive furniture. They claim it lasts longer and you get more for your money. I prefer the less expensive furniture. If you take care of it and put it away or cover it in the months it is not in use it will last a long time.


Answer by  Leanan (234)

Cheap patio furniture is usually constructed from cheap materials, and is not as durable as the quality furniture available. If you like a casual, affordable patio style, you should use wickerwork furniture if your local climate is dry and water hyacinth wickerwork if your local climate is moist for a large portion of the summer.


Answer by  tomm (107)

Cheap is not always bad with furniture as long as it seems like the furniture is solid. some research into the brand is not a bad idea.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

You can get a good set of patio furniture for around two hundred and fifty dollars. You just need to look around. I highly suggest purchasing furniture that you are able to go and look and and sit on if you would like. Often times stores have them on display.

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