Enjoy your outdoor dining space with one of our best selling patio dining sets in a variety of seating, sizes, materials and designs styled for your family dining experience, family gatherings or patio event.
A patio or outdoor dining set is commonly used for much more than just dining. They are commonly used to sitting around with family for drinks, conversations, or even playing board games outdoors. Many times being the focal point where family and friends socialize.
When choosing the right options for your outdoor space, you should consider your current use, the location where the dining set will be placed, and it's future location as most are long lasting and made with durable construction to provide you and your family with years of use.
Choosing your Patio Dining Set
There are so many options to consider when choosing your outdoor patio dining set.
Where will it be used? Will it be placed in an outdoor area where exposed to the sun, then maybe consider one of our many sets that come with an umbrella hole for shade.
How many pieces of outdoor dining furniture do you need?
Often when selecting outdoor furniture we fail to understand that these pieces of furniture can last for years. So consider future expansion of your family, and friends list. What about when family comes over for holidays, do you have enough seating, or enough table space?
Our Life Store carries some outdoor dining tables that offer expansion through removal leaves. These patio tables are not just designed for outdoor use, but also allow larger surface area when guests, friends, or family come over to enjoy your outdoor space.
When space is limited and it's just for two, then maybe consider a bistro set, which includes a table and two chairs. These are great for balcony dining as well.
Large Family or routine family gatherings? If you have enough patio space then you might might want to consider a larger patio dining set, or even some patio folding chairs which can easily be stored away when not in use.
The design, shape, material and even the color of your patio dining set can be used to match your decor, color used in the outdoor space, and properly fill the location. You don't want to overwhelm the patio space with a dining set that is too large, nor diminish with a set that is too small.
The shape is another option to consider, There are round or oval tables, square tables or rectangular space which can be used for outdoor dining.
Choosing the colors of your patio dining furniture should blend with your outdoor decor. Consider the colors of your home, the floor design in your outdoor space, and even if you have shutter or an umbrella in the area. Do you have other outdoor furniture that you want to match? These are all some consideration to take when designing your outdoor space and outdoor dining area.
What material is best for outdoor dining sets?
Patio dining sets are constructed from a variety of materials, each having their pros and cons depending on the location they will be used.
So what material is best for you use? Let's take a look at some of the pro's and cons of the different materials.
Aluminum is great for outdoor use as it's lightweight and non-corrosive. But you will want to consider some seat cushions and and the amount of wind in your areas as they can be moved around easily in high wind situations.
Wood offers a traditional look and feel and come a different wood grains, with teak and other hard woods being more common for outdoors due to their durability. Wood patio dining sets can also expand and contract with the weather causing minor imperfections to show over time. Wood outdoor furniture does require a bit more maintenance, but their durability and beauty still make them some of the best selling outdoor furniture pieces. Teak dining sets being one of the more durable, but also a bit more pricey than other affordable patio dining sets.
Synthetic fiber, poly rattan and other man made materials have gained popularity in the outdoor dinging space due to their convenience, affordability and low maintenance requirements. These outdoor furniture pieces normally have metal frame wrapped in synthetic fiber weave. Their superior durability to rain, humidity and sun exposure matched with versatility in design have propelled their popularity.
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