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Expert: How to choose a hardwood garden furniture set

21/10/2010 Anyone looking to spruce up their patio with a hardwood garden furniture set may want to consider the advice of one blog, which has shared tips on how to choose the perfect outdoor additions.

Home improvement blog suggested that, while many people opt for teak chairs and tables, they could often save money and find an equally stylish patio set, by checking out the alternatives.

"Shorea is often overlooked for teak, but offers all the same quality and beauty, usually at a lower price," the writer explained.

Those seeking a hardwood garden furniture set were also told that shorea pieces were the ideal choice for use in the summer time.

"Its natural shade … is bright and would look great on a sunny day in any garden," the blogger added.

Meanwhile, Mark Miles, who recently launched a website selling patio furniture, has said that the end of the summer season, leading into the colder months, is exactly when people should go shopping for outdoor chairs and tables.

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