Natural rattan furniture should not be used outdoors, wood material when wet and cold will become brittle and break. The sun can also damage these natural wicker sets, so in no case should they be left outdoors. Faraway Furniture points out that natural materials, such as rattan, cannot withstand exposure to the elements. Rattan is not waterproof and will not last for a long time if left in direct sunlight for a long time.
Natural rattan is designed for indoor use. If taken outdoors, it should be worn inside or covered in bad weather. Rattan furniture can sit in the sun without breaking the bank. It can also withstand the cold.
Whether you want to use rattan furniture outdoors in summer or in a sun room in winter, the material will withstand severe temperatures. Rattan furniture is known as the perfect choice for outdoor use. However, many people now choose to bring their furniture indoors to create a more contemporary look. The excellent material means it works just as well indoors with the natural colors of grey, black or natural brown, making it a calm, elegant and timeless statement.
PE rattan is known for its qualities of weather resistance, resistance to rain, snow, frost and even UV rays. Therefore, most garden sets made of this material usually last between 5 and 7.You can use natural wicker furniture outdoors, but you should never leave it outdoors. Natural wicker will deteriorate very quickly when exposed to the elements and there is really nothing you can do to prevent it. If you want outdoor furniture that lasts 10 years or more and requires little or no maintenance, then you should consider taking a look at the synthetic wicker made of HDPE.
Like most natural materials, natural rattan cannot withstand exposure to the outer ends particularly well. In fact, it is not suitable for outdoor use. It should not be exposed to direct sunlight for extended periods of time and should not be soaked in rain. This means that garden furniture made of natural rattan must be protected from the weather elements, either with a cover for garden furniture or stored indoors during bad weather.
Synthetic rattan, on the other hand, is specially designed to be resistant to outdoor elements. The degree of resistance to exposure to the outer ends depends on the quality of the fiber. Faraway garden furniture is made exclusively of fabric that is resistant to moisture and UV light. Unlike cheap versions that are made of ordinary plastic, our all-weather rattan garden furniture will not fade if exposed to direct sunlight.
And unlike natural rattan garden furniture, the furniture in our all-weather rattan collection can be left outdoors regardless of weather conditions. PE rattan is recyclable and better for the environment, as well as being designed to look like natural rattan. With their great durability, if you give special care to your synthetic rattan furniture, they will last you a long time. Rattan is known for being strong and durable, but the quality of the synthetic version will depend on the type of materials used and where you bought it.
Wicker is a type of fabric and rattan is a natural material (vegetable fiber) used to make wicker furniture. Therefore, a lot of rattan is seen in thrift stores, as well as in antique stores, because people have abandoned the chair or table, simply because their tastes of decoration have changed. With high quality synthetic rattan, it is perfectly safe to keep your furniture outdoors all year round. Compared to solid wood, rattan furniture is comfortable and better able to hold cushions that make it easier on the back.
People change with the times in terms of style, which applies to everything, even your furniture, so you may not want your sturdy rattan table after a couple of decades, even if it is still in good shape. Natural rattan, which originates from the fibers of a plant related to palm trees, is not suitable for all types of weather and does not last long if exposed to certain conditions. If you really want to leave your pieces outdoors all year round without damaging them, opt for synthetic rattan furniture. Synthetic rattan furniture has the advantage of being able to withstand all types of weather, including typical British showers.