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cassandrascott24

Yes, Morelikeit & Jane, windows ARE a problem too so I have 'birds of prey' silhouette decals affixed to mine. No more birds flying into the glass...


   
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cassandrascott24

All the above patios are an absolute delight... some more than others of course. I'd like to comment on the seating however... I walk through a lot of gardens as part of my job, and that plastic rattan style seating may look good when it's new but believe you me, looks shoddy after a few years, with mould growing within the lattice-work. Keeping them clean (and dry) is an issue so I'd suggest sticking to wood or teak that, as alyper points out, just needs an oiling once a year to protect it & keep it looking good.

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Mrs Ann Healy

Funny you should say that rattan furniture looks shoddy after a few years, I was just thinking the opposite. I have had my dark brown/black rattan sofa and chairs for over 6years now and have never even covered them over the winter. I looked at them only yesterday and thought they have been the best garden seating I have ever bought. Over the past 50years or so, I have had metal and teak wood sets but none have looked as new after the same period of time as the current rattan set have.

   

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