In Biblical times, cedar wood was appreciated for its strength; it was used in the construction of masts for ships, houses, and even parts of the Holy Temple. In
modern times, cedar wood is still valued for its reliable durability, and
cedar patio furniture is rapidly becoming one of the most popular types of wood patio
furniture on the market. If you're still deciding between cedar patio furniture and other types of
wood patio furniture, read on to discover 9 reasons to choose
cedar outdoor furniture.
- Cedar patio furniture is markedly more affordable than most other types of wood patio furniture.
- Cedar wood patio furniture has an innate 'thermal coefficient'. This means that
cedar wood has small air pockets integrated into its grain that insulates
the wood against heat. Practically speaking, cedar patio furniture will remain a comfortable temperature during the hot summer months and will be comfortable to
use at all times.
- Cedar wood has a naturally spicy smell that is pleasing to most human noses but is a natural repellant to bugs and insects.
- Cedar outdoor patio furniture is resistant to fungus and bacteria, which enables it to provide decades of reliable usage.
- Cedar wood contains natural oils that protect it from decay. As such, cedar wood can withstand even the most humid weather conditions (envision the cedar
inside of a sauna!) such as those found in Florida or Texas.
- Cedar patio furniture is a relatively heavyweight type of patio furniture that is unlikely to blow away during harsh winds.
- Many types of cedar patio furniture are environmentally friendly because they are cultivated from sustained wood- i.e., trees that are grown specifically for
the production of cedar wood furniture. No naturally grown trees are harmed in the process of creating sustained wood products.
- Cedar is 80% as strong as oak (noted as one of the hardest types of wood in existence), making cedar outdoor furniture one of the strongest types of wood patio
furniture out there.
- Very little maintenance is required to keeping cedar patio furniture in tip top shape, so you can spend more time enjoying your cedar outdoor furniture and less
time treating it.
Sound too good to be true? Try out a cedar patio chair, cedar patio set or a cedar patio table for yourself and you may find yourself adding to this list.