It just makes sense that homeowners living in Southern California would want to find luxury outdoor furniture that can stand up to our climate conditions. Although not all of us live right along the coast, we are all still affected by the marine layer, fog, humidity, and rain prevalent in the area. Luckily, there are plenty of furnishings for your patio that are durable and weather resistant. That is why we want you to introduce you to the advantages of marine grade outdoor furniture in San Diego.
What is Marine Grade Polymer?
You may have heard of HDPE (high density polyethylene), which is a type of plastic material often used to make patio furniture. Marine grade polymer is basically the same type of high density material made from recycled plastic. Its original use was for making boat hulls, and thus – unlike wood – it had to be able to withstand the punishing effects of being submersed in water.
Marine grade polymer outdoor furniture resists warping, rotting, swelling, peeling, and cracking. In other words, it is made to last even when subjected to punishing weather, including lots of moisture and humidity. No doubt you have seen chairs like those pictured above, but today’s marine grade outdoor furniture has vastly improved in appearance and style.
The Eco Friendly Choice
Because marine grade polymer outdoor furniture is made from recycled plastic, it is a great choice for those homeowners who care about the environment. Rather than plastic water bottles and other types of plastic products ending up in the landfill, they are reused to create lightweight yet strong patio furniture with the look of wood grain. This makes the actual pieces of marine grade outdoor furniture you buy recyclable, as well.
Perhaps one of the best features of marine grade polymer outdoor furniture is that it is very easy to maintain. Unlike wood, it does not need to be refinished and unlike aluminum, it does not need to be sanded and repainted. The pigment of marine grade outdoor furniture runs completely through the material, so it resists fading exceptionally well.
The best way to maintain the good looks of your marine grade patio furniture is to keep it clean. Rinse off dirt as needed and clean up spills with a gentle solution of mild soap and water. A soft-bristled brush will get into the cracks and crevices of the finish. Oily or greasy stains may require a stronger solution, such as our proprietary Hauser’s patio cleaner and protectant. Always thoroughly rinse off any cleaning products and allow your furniture to air dry, especially before storing it away.
Although wood and aluminum will always be popular choices for outdoor furnishings, it makes sense to invest in pieces that are not only good for the environment, but easy to clean and maintain. These are some of the greatest advantages of marine grade outdoor furniture for San Diego and Hauser’s Patio has plenty of inventory to choose from for your luxury backyard.