If you're going to invest in outdoor furniture this Summer, you want to know that it will withstand the elements. Choosing furniture made from teak is always a good idea, since this wood is highly resistant to the wear and tear of sun and rain. In addition, look for outdoor fabrics from Sunbrella. For over 45 years, Sunbrella has made outdoor fabrics that resist the elements. It's even earned the Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation for its fabric's ability to filter out the sun's harmful rays. You'll find Sunbrella fabric on everything from boat cushions to outdoor pillows to shade structures.
Just remember, even if outdoor furniture is weather-resistant, it will still need to be cared for. While it's definitely made to take more damage than indoor furniture, it still needs some TLC at the end of the Summer season. I'll give you more tips for caring for your outdoor furniture as we get closer to the end of August, but for now, see some of my favorite element-withstanding outdoor furniture when you