In order to take full advantage of your outdoor space, choosing the right outdoor furniture to complement your entertaining and dining needs as well as the space itself is critical. Fortunately, there are only a few furniture pieces needed to capitalise on your outdoor time and do so in style. This article will go over five essential pieces of outdoor furniture every outdoor space should have.
Outdoor lounges are perhaps one of the most crucial pieces of outdoor furniture for any homeowner. A good outdoor lounge allows you to enjoy your free time by unwinding in your outdoor space. Outdoor lounges are generally lower maintenance, longer lasting and more multi-functional than their indoor counterparts. Outdoor lounges are also generally affordable and are easy to implement and incorporate with any existing outdoor furniture pieces and decor.
Dining tables are a staple of any outdoor setting. They’re a great and easy way to bring friends and family alike together, plus in addition, outdoor dining tables make enjoying outdoor meals simple and comfortable. The right outdoor dining table will immediately create a contemporary look and feel in your outdoor space, and you’ll never have to worry about adverse weather conditions affecting the condition of your furniture, as outdoor covers as well as regular cleaning will help to preserve the centrepiece of your outdoor setting and keep it looking great for years to come.
Side tables are a great piece of outdoor furniture not only as a utility piece, providing you and your guests with a place to rest drinks and personal items, but they can also act as a sturdy platform for any outdoor decor or decorations that you want to showcase in specific areas of your outdoor space. Outdoor side tables can also be easily integrated into your indoor furniture setting if you find they’re a better fit. This not only saves you money by not having to purchase an additional side table, but you’ll also save time not having to search for a side table that you like.
While a backyard hammock can be a great way to take advantage of your leisure time in your outdoor space, they’re not always practical depending on your situation, as they require more space. A daybed, as the name suggests, is similar to an indoor bed except that it’s placed outside instead. Daybeds allow you to have all of the comforts of being in a bed whilst being able to enjoy time outdoors. Daybeds also provide a flexible approach to comfort because while you can easily lie down and lounge in your daybed, you can also use it similarly to how you would use an indoor sofa, as daybeds can usually seat at least two people or more.
Although you might love to soak up the sun, you should only do so safely. Outdoor umbrellas are a piece of outdoor furniture that simply cannot be overlooked for their ability to provide shade as well as add to the overall design aesthetic of your outdoor setting.