Patio furniture is more popular than ever. It seems like every house has a table and chairs outside now, usually accompanied by a grill and bug lights. Patios have become the place to spend the summer. They are the place we have our summer get together. They are where we sit and enjoy a warm night. Patios are slowly becoming our favorite spot in the house.
The reason for this up growth in patios and patio furniture is unknown for sure, but it may be that we are looking for freedom in the great outdoors that we don’t have in our lives anymore. As life has become more hectic and full of responsibility we subconsciously feel we’ve lost our freedom. Where do humans feel most free at? Outdoors.
As families are spending more and more time outdoors now, patio furniture has gotten much better. No more are the days of flimsy plastic sets that get blown around the yard with the slightest wind and break after a few months.
Recent patio furniture is made of sturdy metal and the table tops may be even be glass. The chairs are cushioned with thick pillows. Patio tables sport umbrellas to keep shade over the table. Umbrellas are kept in place with umbrella stands. With these set up, any garden instantly becomesl private paradise.
With patio sets like these we may never want to eat inside again. The patio may soon be our dining room, at least during the summer months. Not in on the trend yet? Still hanging at someone else’s patio? Never fear, for there are lots of nice patio sets at stores near you and they are cheap too. Begin your shopping at the local Wal-Mart. They have beautiful sets as low as 100.00. If that does not work move on to Lowe’s. The prices are higher but the furniture is strong and beautiful, just what patio furniture should be.