Plastic Adirondack Chairs - Latest Trend in Patio Furniture
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Plastic Adirondack Chairs: The Newest Trend InOutdoor Living Space Furniture
Adirondack patio furniture is perhaps the most favorite and popular type of furniture todayfor outdoor spaces. Not only do they offer comfort, they also add beauty and a sense ofuniqueness to your outdoor living area. Aside from woods, Adirondack chairs are nowcreated out of plastic.
If I were to choose only one type of furniture for my outdoor space, I would gladly go forAdirondack patio furniture. And I guess many of you will also agree with me. Aside fromthe fact that it adds beauty to your outdoor living area, it also offers a perfect balance ofusefulness and comfort. These are some of the reasons why Adirondack furniturecontinued to become the most favorite choice for homeowners in the United States andeven in some parts of the world. Let us know more about this unique outdoor chair.
Brief historical background
The Adirondack chair was first designed and created in 1903 by Thomas Lee. He washaving a vacation with his family in their summer house in the Adirondack Mountain inWestport, New York when he realized he needs to have a comfortable chair which they canuse outside. So, he gathered 11 pieces of wood from the mountain and made the fist everAdirondack chair. He offered the design to his carpenter friend named Harry Bunnell whowas at that time in need of a source of income during the winter.
Bunnell thought that the design was indeed unique, beautiful and comfortable. He thenfiled for a U.S. patent for the design without the permission of Lee and created a couple ofchairs which he offered to the residents of Westport. And from then on, Adirondack chairbecame popular.
Plastic Adirondack chairs
Adirondack chairs are originally made of wood. And although the original design has beenpreserved and used until this moment, there have been a lot of innovations done throughthe years. You can now find a wide variety of plastic Adirondack chairs in the market. Justlike the original designs, plastic chairs are also made with wide armrests, straight back, andslightly slanting seat. It also offers the same comfort wood chairs offer.
The good side and the not so good side of plastic Adirondack chairs
Many people think that plastic chairs are not durable and can't last for years. Well, thequality and durability of plastic-made furniture basically depend on the quality of thematerials being used in making them and how they are constructed. If you choose this typeof chair, be sure to find a reliable shop that offers high-quality products.
On the other side, the great thing about plastic Adirondack chairs is that they are easier tomaintain and they are readily available in various sizes and colors. You can leave themoutdoor for the whole year without having to worry about them getting damaged byextreme weather elements.