How to Choose the Best Patio Furniture Cover

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It is that time of year again – time to say goodbye to summer and prepare for the fall. A huge part of that in our home is protecting our patio and outdoor furniture for the next year.

You may be asking why do I need the best quality protection for my outdoor furniture? Well simply put your outdoor living space is an extension of your lifestyle. If you want your furniture to last you many years, looking for the best protection is a must. So what should you look for when it comes to furniture patio covers? How to choose the best patio furniture cover?

What to look for in your furniture protection:

Finding the best protective covers starts by knowing what you need. Identify, measure all pieces of furniture you want to cover and research types of covers to best fit your needs. Will a fitted cover work better than a tarp style? Once you know what you are looking for, start comparing quality of materials and reviewing the best options out there

Classic Accessories Veranda Water-Resistant 38 Inch Patio Lounge Chair Cover

Finding well-made and reliable covers for your furniture:

The second thing you will want to find furniture covers that provide high quality, long lasting protection. This means looking for well-made materials in your covers and reading lots of reviews. When it comes to quality – remember you get what you pay for. So, if an item seems too good to be true – chances are it is! Furniture protection that is made with durable materials that breaths and provides protection against sun bleaching is what you want.

Element proof is the way to go:

Make sure to research if a cover is waterproof, water resistant or does not mention this feature at all. The material of the furniture cover will tell you how well it will hold up in different weather conditions. You will find “UV protection” or resistance on items as an extra feature. So, keep an eye on these criteria when shopping around for your new covers. Also, pay special attention to what people who have purchased the item say about it. Real life reviews will give you the best example of how this furniture cover really holds up.

Classic Accessories Veranda Water-Resistant 38 Inch Patio Lounge Chair Cover

Get the most for your money with extras:

Lastly, protective covers with extra features will provide the best year-round coverage. The most important feature you want is waterproofing! Having wet furniture or cushions while covered can cause more problems. Continued moisture will promote the growth of mold, mildew, and rust. Another feature you will want to look for is mold/mildew resistance in the cover. Once the wet weather sets in, your furniture covers must stand up to the job. This means being able to dry out and not allow for the growth of mold. Some furniture protective covers provide drawstring, Velcro, or ties to secure your cover. These features will provide you with extra protection and certainty your furniture will remain protected through all weather.

In the end, you are looking for:

High quality, multi-functioning, and durable materials will provide you with the best furniture covers. Doing your research and knowing what you need will make the search easier. Shopping around and reading reviews will help you to decide if a protective cover is right for you. Finding the best protective furniture covers will ensure your pieces last you through the years.

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6 thoughts on “How to Choose the Best Patio Furniture Cover”

  1. looking for a replacement cover for my outdoor rectangle glass top table with firepit. It’s 48 x 25.

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  2. Hi I am looking for Out door furniture covers for outdoor sofa I recently bought from you.

    Altadena 1 piece steel frame patio conversation set with tan sunbrella cushion – Item #871276/Model #FRS60602E
    and
    Altadena Wicker Conversation Chairs (4 of them) Item #871275/Model #FRS60602C

    Do you sell covers for these items?

    Reply

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