Wonderful Looking Wicker Furniture for Outdoor Use

With fine weather, most of us love to spend more time outdoors. Whether it is relaxing after a stressful day at the office or holding a weekend entertainment for friends and neighbours, outdoor areas – like patios, pool decks or terraces are ideal places. Whether you have ample place outside with landscaped exterior with swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, huge gardens with shrubs and plants or it is a small size terrace, you need good sturdy outdoor furniture.

Two Accent Seats with Side Table

What kind of furniture you can use outdoors? Wood, metal or wood and metal combo or bamboo and cane are the materials that are normally used for outdoor furniture. Not all outdoor areas will have shelters always, so you need to have furniture that cans stand the weather when it turns rainy or windy. It is essential that not only the furniture need to be unaffected by weather, but it needs to look good too.

Synthetic Resin Lounger with Cushion

Stripes and Cushions

One of the most popular choices for outdoor furniture is bamboo or cane furniture. These are environmentally sustainable. Bamboo and canes are not like hardwood trees – taking decades to grow into an adult mature tree. They rejuvenate themselves very fast. Also a bamboo or cane is never cut off from root when harvested for furniture use. The roots are left and these grow within two-three years which can be again harvested.

Splendid Looking Seats and Ottoman

Bamboo and cane are good choices for outdoor furniture. Both can stand water and weather completely. They are light, and quite durable. They can be maintained easily. They can be treated with protection against mildew, frost and rust as well UV rays. They are portable and can be moved easily if need be. They are totally recyclable and also they are environmentally sustainable.

Semicircular with Coffee Table

Today there are synthetic resin products used for wicker furniture which look very much like original wicker made from bamboo or cane stalks. These synthetic resin wicker chairs are as sturdier as the original bamboo and cane furniture. The most popular option is to have aluminium frame work for outdoor furniture and use synthetic resin fibre for making the seats etc.

Semi Circular Lounger

Here are some wicker furniture pieces from Velago Patio Furniture. Look at the very pretty looking lounge set – no doubt your patio will look so pretty with that or with the two seater sofas. These are made of aluminium frames and resin wicker hand woven. Check what is your favourite for your outdoor use?

Sectional with Side Table

Plain White Cushions and Wicker chairs

Dining Table or Conference Table

Complete Seating Solution in Wicker

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Wonderful Wicker Furniture Weaves Magic in Your Home And Garden

What is wicker furniture? How is it made? Is it any way different from the cane or rattan furniture? These are some common questions asked whenever the subject of wicker furniture or cane/rattan furniture is mentioned. While cane furniture is made of individual cane poles fixed to frames, wicker is made from weaving natural vines and barks wrapped around frames. Both are very popular choice of furniture – for outdoors but nowadays for indoors as well. Until recently both rattan and wicker furniture were made from totally natural materials. The frames were made of strong and sturdy natural canes bent to desired shape by heating it to high temperatures. In Asia, even today, wooden and cane frames are used and traditional natural fires from bamboo, cane, and willows are used for weaving and the wicker furniture is totally hand-made from 100% natural sustainable green products.

But today, almost all wicker furniture are made using sturdy high-quality light-weight aluminium alloy frames or in some cases heavier steel frames. And the wicker used to wrap around the frames is mostly synthetic. Recycled plastic/resin, vinyl or vinyl/resin is used for making synthetic wicker material. Resin synthetic wicker equals the wicker woven from natural fibres in looks but is sturdier and ages more slowly. It is also naturally water resistant. A good quality wicker weave should be tight, uniformly woven, close together without any visible gaps and have a smooth finish. It is flexible but quite strong. But it is advisable to keep the wicker furniture under cover in shade in extreme weathers. It is easy to clean; just vacuuming it lightly and wiping with a moist cloth should be sufficient. Occasionally a lick of varnish may help. If the cushions can be removed, the frame can be quickly washed with water and wiped dry to remove any spills etc.

Here are some beautiful and wonderful looking wicker furniture pieces from Pierantonio Bonacina. Look at the flowing chaise lounge in natural shade. How beautiful the ottoman looks? Don’t you think you would like the hanging chair in your terrace? The corner sofa set will add to the beauty and ambience to any living room! Comfortable, chic and highly sophisticated-looking wicker furniture is light, strong and durable; looks very beautiful and elegant and is easy to maintain. Coupled with contrast coloured or elegant white cushions, they are things of beauty giving joy forever. When properly taken care of, the wicker furniture lasts for long years giving excellent service. Don’t you think you would love to have some wicker furniture at your home?

Wonderful Looking in White Wicker

Wicker Easy Chairs

Portable Wicker Hanging Easy Chair

Flowing Wicker Chaise Lounge

Cozy Looking Wicker Cabin & Ottoman

Corner wicker Sofa Set with Coffee Table

Comfy Two-Some in Wicker

Wonderful Wicker Ottoman in White

Pair of Wicker Side Tables

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Enhance Your Home with Indoor Swimming Pools

Swimming has been the popular workout for health-conscious people today. No matter what is your age, swimming has been recommended as an important part of the best overall health regimen. Indoor pools can be a boon for people in the colder region swimming outside is difficult when the weather is not conducive. Indoor swimming pools are safer option even for people with medical problems like multiple sclerosis, back problems etc.

Getting an indoor swimming pool can enhance the value of your home immensely. Because indoor swimming pool is inside an enclosed space, you have to pay more attention when you are designing indoor swimming pools. There are two common hazards that come up with indoor pools. Water in an enclosed space creates a lot of condensation and the atmosphere becomes more humid than outside where normally sunlight evaporates the excess moisture and condensation to a great extent.

Normally incorporating good ventilation inside the pool will control the moisture content sufficiently. Especially when the pool is heated, you need to see that there are windows, skylights and air vents with exhaust fans which will suck out the moisture and help prevent excessive condensation. If there is glass enclosure, sliding doors at regular intervals will help in cross ventilation to make the air inside dry and comfortable.

Also you need to think of extra moisture content and condensation that will occur when you design the enclosure and ceiling of the swimming pool. All construction, fittings, hardware and even furniture should not be affected by the excessive moisture content that is sure to be present. Today there are high-quality dependable water sealant and moisture proof treatments are available which will keep the pool area as good as newly constructed.

Another aspect you should pay attention is to have the indoor pools sufficiently well lit. Along with electrical lights, you must check for using sunlight directly and solar powered lights to light up the pool. This will help in keeping the water free from algae and other problems.

Pool border areas and the adjoining areas that surround the water level must not become slippery due to the water splashes and puddles that may occur. The drainage should be perfect to keep the area dry, neat and hygienically clean.

Here are some images of beautiful looking indoor pools from David Hallam Ltd. Don’t you think you can also have such a beautiful indoor pool at your home?

Well Lit Indoor Pool

Tranquil Looking Indoor Pool

Steps & Hand Rail In Aluminum

Pretty Looking Indoor Pool

Pool with Jacuzzi

Pool with Attached Bar

Indoor Pool with Steps

Glass Topped Indoor Pool

Cool Looking Indoor Pool

Light And Portable Polycarbonate/Acrylic Furniture for Ease of Use And Beauty

Having a pool side party for the weekends? Not having enough seats for all the guests coming? Do not worry. You can win the appreciation and admiration of your guests with these light and portable polycarbonate/acrylic chairs, stools and tables. These look very elegant, stylish and still are light and portable. Seating arrangements can be done in a jiffy with no sweating – wherever you like.

There is no need to clutter the garden, lawns, backyards or patios with extra costlier and heavier furniture which are not easy to be shifted or relocated. These light and portable chairs are ready for use inside and outside our homes. These chairs can be stacked and stored in the garage or store room and will not clutter our home. These look trendy and chic, colorful and cute.

These chairs are sturdily built yet look very stylish. They need no or low maintenance and are weather and UV rays resistant. These are made from polycarbonate or acrylic with modern technology. They have a very durable surface which is scratch resistant and very strong. They do not shatter, break or crack under impact. Some come with a sheer transparent look and some look cute in lovely colors.

These chairs come with tubular frame work. Frames can be of aluminum, stainless steel or chromed steel. They are rust-proof, stable and very durable. Combined with matching stools and tables, they look very attractive combinations they are useful in gardens, terraces, patios, backyards and pool sides. When you do not need them, they are easy to stack and store, and stay out of sight!

Here are some beautiful looking chairs made from polycarbonate and acrylic from Pedrali. Look at the sheer beauty of the transparent chair – Pasha – looking stunning in the garden. How impressive looks the array of stools on the lawn! Most of the chairs and stools come in transparent versions as well in colors – both look amazing and very attractive.

Don’t you think you would like to have some of these beautiful chairs? You are sure to find these light, portable and stackable chairs come handy when you want extra chairs. They look great and blend with any décor easily. The transparent versions can take cushions of all colors and add beauty to your outside and inside. Go online and check what other options are available and bring home some to add beauty to your home!

Thin & Ergonomic 3D Colored Chairs

Stunning Looking Chairs with Stately Shape

A Gorgeous Looking Transparent Beauty

Glossy Looking Clear Transparent Chairs

Elegant Looking and Easy to Stack

Breathtakingly Beautiful Looking Chairs

Black & White – Beautiful Sight

Beautiful Sets of Chairs & Table
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Attractive Looking in Steel Frame

Attractive Looking Array of Seats