What is wicker? From reference books, wicker is described as things made of twigs, canes, or reeds, woven together to make things such as baskets, lampshades, chests or chairs. Wicker furniture, therefore, is furniture made by weaving wicker in a frame to produce wicker tables, chairs, beds, sofas, and accessories. There are two types of wicker furniture, the indoor and the outdoor types. The indoor type consists of sets of sofas, center tables, and single chairs; there are beds too, dressers, drawers, headboards, and other accessories for the bedroom; and for the dining room, there are dining tables, chairs, service carts, and other dining room accessories. The outdoor type consists of outdoor wicker lounges and chaise, center tables too in combination with single chairs, and other accessories for outdoor use.
Synthetic resin wicker furniture is ideal as outdoor furniture than the natural wicker and rattan furniture. Synthetic resin is man-made and is plastic in nature. One Indoor Wicker Furniture characteristic is that this material is resistant to heat, cold, damp, mildew, and molds because it is made from synthetic polyethylene or polypropylene resin fibers which are much better than the natural wicker. Furthermore, when this material is used to make resin wicker furniture, the furniture can be easily cleaned with just a soap and water or can be hosed down with water and then dried under the sun without changing the original look and luster of the furniture. Thus, resin one is also considered as all-weather furniture. This type of furniture is made in different designs and styles. Cushions and pillows of different designs and colors may adorn your resin furniture.
There are lots of options in the use of outdoor furniture. Dealers and manufacturers sell this at affordable prices. This furniture is the most popular choice due to its durability and resistance to all-weather conditions. It is also long-lasting and sturdy just like the natural wicker furniture. Furniture for the garden consists of lounges, chaise, loveseats, coffee carts, tables which can be topped with glass and sofas too. Furniture for the garden can be bought (if the second hand type is what a consumer can afford) at garage sales, any second-hand showroom, a budget store, or can easily be ordered online through websites which advertise the sale of wicker furniture at low prices.
After citing all the possibilities and characteristics of wicker furniture, specifically that which is used outdoor in your garden or your backyard, we come to conclude that the synthetic resin wicker furniture is the most sought after and popular choice of clients coming from the elite and middle-class brackets because of its flexibility in price without sacrificing its beauty and expert craftsmanship. A time will come when you need to improve the look and shine of your wicker furniture and bring its luster back to its original. Thus, a simple brush-over of paint or spraying over with the right lacquer, or varnish on the furniture will help bring back your furniture’s original look.