Every year at the beginning of summer, we’re reminded that outdoor patio furniture is a long-term investment. However, if those items are going to be exposed to torrential rain, howling winds, or scorching sun, you’ll want to be sure they can endure the weather at all times. That is the most important feature of any contemporary outdoor furniture: it’s material composition.
The reality is that there are a plethora of excellent materials to pick from. However, the ideal option is determined by factors such as your lifestyle and geography. The graph below can help you come up with a quick solution (click to enlarge):