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Aluminium patio furniture 'ideal for families'

12/11/2010 Those looking to give their outdoor space a stylish makeover for the spring might like to shop for an aluminium garden furniture set, which one writer has said are ideal for use by families.

According to the Isg Veg blog, aluminium patio furnishings have become very popular in recent years, particularly among households with children and pets, as it boasts a number of practical qualities.

"Most generally, it is resistant to scratches and does not crack or fade, which makes it ideal for family use," the writer explained.

Online shoppers were also encouraged to choose an aluminium garden furniture set for its ability to be cared for easily.

Metallic patio items can simply be wiped down with a damp cloth and come up looking brand new, unlike some wooden pieces which require more maintenance.

Earlier this week, Bunny Guinness, writing for the Daily Telegraph, said that the UK's relatively mild winter provides an ideal time for green-fingered Brits to sit back and enjoy their outdoor space.

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