With so many different choices of outdoor garden furniture on the market it can be confusing which the right choice is for you. Your lifestyle should play an important role in your decision as some furniture, made from a natural material, will need a lot of maintenance; good quality synthetic rattan is virtually maintenance free, requiring a quick wipe down with a damp cloth to look as good as new year after year.
Find out what the difference is between wicker and natural resin wicker. Synthetic usually means fake, right? Well, not in this case. Organic wicker is considered the original and authentic form. While this is true, it is just not practical for outdoor use.
99% of the time, outdoor wicker patio sets are made from synthetic resins. Resin wicker is made to look like natural wicker without aging like it as well. The word Wicker is derived from the Scandinavian word “wika” which means “to bend.”
Rattan furniture is continuously growing in popularity and a lot of furniture manufacturers wanted achieve the distinctive look and feel of natural rattan