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Extreme Weather is No Match for Weatherproof Rattan Garden Furniture

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.

This snow was apparent in some places as late as May, you can see various reports on this here, and here.

The Beast From The East

And you may have been effected by the devastation that the “beast from the east” brought to the country, with many losing power, and having furniture damaged by the extremely cold temperatures.

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.

Weatherproof rattan garden furniture

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.

You can also leave comments with any questions about weatherproof rattan furniture, or any of the extreme weather we had this year.

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Welcome Update

Welcome to the new website of Extreme Weather Impacts.

Some of the historical articles that were previously used have been restored for educational purposes as I think they’re really good.

No copyright infringement intended, and if you want them to be removed (a shame, but I understand) then simply email me and I’ll try and replace them with my own work in due course.

It’s important that in periods of political unrest we don’t forget about long term causes such as the environment, as in the end all we can hope to achieve is leaving a fit world for the next generations.

All the best.

Rob.