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Garden sheds 'perfectly protect patio furniture'

25/10/2010 Homeowners considering a new hardwood garden furniture set while prices are low, but the weather is cold, have been urged to think about building a shed, which could offer perfect protection for patio items during the winter.

Last week, Mark Miles, who recently launched a website selling outdoor tables and seating, suggested that autumn is the ideal time to purchase an aluminium garden furniture set, as there are typically many bargains to be had.

Writing for the Brantford Expositor, Denzil Sawyer claimed that garden sheds were the ideal accompaniment, as they offer wooden items convenient storage and protection from the elements.

"A door wide enough to let you carry furniture in and out is practical and access is easier with a ramp," the expert added.

While a hardwood garden furniture set should withstand most of the winter weather, owners are generally advised to move items indoors when not in use, if possible.

Another option may be to invest in an aluminium garden furniture set, which can be left out throughout the year, according to

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