Do you have a bench in the garden? No? Then you have no idea how it feels to seat peacefully between the plants in a smooth wind of the classy afternoon and the last touch of the sun. Having an outdoor seating place in the garden is an awesome idea. It allows us to enjoy the sunshine, reading a book, enjoying a cup of coffee and even gossiping with family and friends.
So, if you don’t have a garden bench installed, I strongly suggest you install one. If you have one that is broken, please replace it as early as possible! Our little carelessness can cause serious injury, remember that. Now the main point arise what type of garden bench should I use? If you want longevity and natural touch together, a wooden garden bench is an ultimate choice. Why? Because wood gives natural feels, comfortable to sit on and last longer.
But the market is full of different types of wooden benches, it might make you confused.
So, fasten your seatbelt as I am going to share some secret tips about how you can choose the correct wooden garden bench.
Choosing Wooden Garden Bench
Look around the garden and finalized the place where you want to place the bench. Now look around and measure the place. If you have large outdoor space you can purchase bigger benches. On the other hand, if you have a smaller area, go for smaller options. Never messed up a tiny little bench in a vast area will seem weird and a huge monstrously large bench in a small space will not fit! So the size of the bench matters.
Pick a size smartly where your friends and family can seat perfectly. At least the bench must withstand a weight of two people at a time. Still, it should fit in the space that’s the main idea.
Commercial or residential
This is another most important consideration. Where do you want to place the bench? In a public please or in your home? If you want to place it in a public place, it must have a huge size and immense strength so that it can withstand the massive weight. Also, the bench must have the ability to withstand harsh weather. But if you want to use the bench in your home, you can overlook many things.
Benches that made with center-cut heartwood lumber that has consistent grain are the ideal choice for outdoor use. The screw should be zinc plated or stainless steel made. Anyway, let me tell you some of the best types of woods for outdoor use below:
Pine or Natural Cedar: Longevity is the main characteristics of pine and cedar. If care well, those will last a lifetime. However, the price of cedar is a bit high compared to pine.
Teak: Teak is a tropical tree which is perfect for outdoor furniture. Teak made products can even last at least 50 years that’s why those are extremely pricey.
Australian Jarrah: delicious and deep reddish tones provide excellent décor in the garden. Besides, like teaks, those also last for decades.
Natural wood: we all know what natural wood is. Yes roughly cut tree branches that don’t withstand the elements. The price is slightly lower than the above three.
The style is another vital thing you should consider before purchasing a wooden garden bench. You have to find out that exact style among tons of options, so be wise. Not every bench style will suit your area. The market includes wooden benches, traditional English Garden benches, Classic back porch style and so many. Before making the final decision check out few options to know which style fits the most.
If uncomfortable, wooden benches can cause real ass pain! So check whether the bench has cushions available or not. Before purchasing give it a try to check the comfort level. However, most of the wooden garden bench doesn’t have cushions available. So, the construction must be fair enough to support your back. That’s the idea.
Remember expensive doesn’t always mean better. Products made of better materials and affordable are the finest one. The price of good quality wooden garden benches is a bit costly. But for excellent design, longevity and maximum level of user comfort, one should purchase from a trusted source even if it costs a bit more. Remember, you will get what you pay for.
That’s how you can choose wooden garden bench wisely. I already mentioned all the information you need to make a wise deal. This is my time to say goodbye to you.
However, while purchasing wooden products, know that those provides luxurious tone in any décor but requires the maximum level of maintenance. If you maintain wooden garden bench regularly, it will give you an excellent service for years.
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