5 Things You Need to Consider When Buying Teak Garden Furniture

Buying Teak Furniture

With summer well and truly underway, it's the perfect time to consider updating your garden with the latest garden furniture. As ideal additions for summer parties and BBQ's, teak patio garden sets will brighten up any garden space - big or small.

At Ottena, we have put together our top 5 factors you should consider before investing in your outdoor furniture. From storage and durability to garden size and furniture care, our gardening experts share their favourite tips to get maximum benefit from your new investments.

The durability of your outdoor furniture

A noteworthy aspect of teak garden furniture is its strength to withstand all types of weather. From heavy downpours to brilliant sunshine, teak outdoor furniture is naturally resistant to all climates.

By investing in high-quality furniture, you ensure your garden furniture pieces will be key statement features in your garden that can be used time and time again.

How to store your teak garden furniture

Teak garden furniture can be stored outdoors uncovered for the entire year - even during the long winter months. However, if you choose to protect your garden furniture with an extra protective layer - we recommend breathable, water-resistant covers.

The most important factor is to ensure you don't storage teak furniture in a heated room as it will cause the wood to expand and reduce the longevity of your garden furniture.

The size of your patio set

Choosing the right size furniture for your garden is important to make best use of the space available. With a variety of styles and sets to choose from, you are sure to find furniture that is ideal for use in your garden.

For urban gardens with a cosy patio size, we recommend investing in 2 seat patio sets, or cute folding tables. For larger garden spaces why not take a look at our 8 seat patio set options - fantastic for larger garden parties.

How much care is required for your modern outdoor furniture

In general teak outdoor furniture doesn't require additional maintenance and care. However if after a few years of use, you'd like to give it some extra TLC - there are a variety of options available. These include teak oil and teak sealer which are perfect products to help you maintain the appearance of your teak garden furniture.

Garden Accessories

Investing in key garden accessories is an important consideration to get maximum benefit from your outdoor pieces. With a few options to choose from, you can always ensure furniture is well maintained and properly secure.

Why not invest in furniture anchors for both soft surfaces and hard surfaces to ensure your garden furniture is always firmly secured and safe.

Looking for more information?

Ready to discuss the best furniture option for your garden? Contact us at 020 3322 9194 or via email on hello@ottena.co.uk.