Rattan is a classic furniture material which has an increasing popularity nowadays. The name rattan has given to many species of plant that are mainly found in tropical parts of Asia, Australia, and Africa. The raw material of this climbing plant is used in making furniture and other products. Some people wrongly believe that rattan furniture is similar to bamboo and cane but the different about rattan is that it is solid inside and not as hollow as bamboo.
In addition to rattan furniture, many types of products are made of rattan such as mats and baskets. Rattan is used in making different types of furniture such as rattan beds, rattan tables, rattan sofa sets, etc. Generally, rattan furniture that has a high quality uses a teak frame and this combination works well in warm and dry conditions. Since rattan is a natural material it can be molded if it exposed to moisture for long times.
To avoid the incidence of such cases you should place the furniture far away from moisture. And you should take in your consideration when buying the furniture the level of moisture in the area that you are going to place the rattan furniture in. Rattan furniture is available in a wide set of various items which can form an entire outdoor set. You can buy individual pieces or full sets. Sets are good for you if you want to change the look of the set regularly to give your garden a new look but they are more expensive than individual pieces.
In the following part we will talk about some types of rattan sofa sets:
Classic Rattan Sofa Set:
It includes two chairs, one sofa and a coffee table with glass top. Some sets come with extra units which can be foot stools or a longer three setter sofa. This combination is stylish and comfortable.
Modular Rattan Sofa Sets:
They are very functional because they consist of many units which can be rearranged in different shapes and some single units can be placed in other places in the garden. They have two types; rounded corner unit set that consists of one round back corner unit, two armless modular chairs and two square corner units. The second type consists of three corner units and three armless units.