One of the Coldest Springs on Record
You may remember that in the Northern counties of England, and even in some southern counties, in spring of 2018 there was extreme snow in many areas far later than seen in previous years.
The Beast From The East
However some of you may have noticed that your outdoor furniture wasn’t affected by the cold, and interestingly enough this is because it is classed as all weather furniture.
Weatherproof Rattan Garden Furniture
One of the most popular types of all weather furniture is synthetic rattan, and I’ll explain how it is weatherproof below.
What makes rattan weatherproof?
Aluminium – the rust buster. So if you remember your chemistry class as a child, you’ll recall that there are certain metals that go rusty, and certain metals that don’t. Well aluminium is one of those metals that doesn’t rust, and so it makes it really good to form into furniture frames to be left outside.
UV stabilization of plastics – no more sun damage. We all know about UV light, we hear it all the time about wearing sun scream, but what if your furniture could have sun cream of its own? Well that’s what these synthetic rattan strands effectively have done to them, a permanent sun cream layer applied, known as UV stabilizer, which prevents the sun from degrading the material, and provides you with something that doesn’t rot or fade.
You can browse a UK provider of rattan garden furniture here.
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