Published at Thursday, October 26th 2017. by Orlene in Outdoor.
The process of buying new outdoor furniture for your hotel, restaurant, beach or other hospitality services, is long and requires some detailed study before making the purchase. Each outdoor living collection must match the decoration and mood of the space. Therefore, the effort and time that will take you to cover your outdoor spaces shouldnt be wasted by relying on cheap furniture. After all, outdoor furniture must be of high quality to resist the weather changes, and, usually, cheap furniture means low quality that, most probably, will not withstand rain, UV and dust for a long time. When the slightest flaw appears, you will have to redo the whole buying process. On the other hand, you will not have to worry about this with high quality garden furniture due to their high resistance to weather changes.
Over the past few years, and with the economic crisis hitting the world, hotels, restaurants, resorts and others in the hospitality industry in the MENA region are trying to cut off on expenses. As a result, many of these businesses decide to allocate a small budget for the furniture, forcing them to consider purchasing less expensive collections. But what passes under the nose of these businesses is that buying cheap luxury outdoor furniture will actually cost them more. Here are the reasons why cheap furniture cost you more:
Wicker garden furniture will stay shiny, resist stain and remain waterproof if you regularly apply a wax and wood oil soap. For daily cleaning you can use a soapy sponge and toothbrush for the hard to reach areas. If the paint starts eating away due to exposure an outdoor spray paint can be applied. All weather wicker patio furniture may be weather-resistant, but it can dry out if exposed to the sun too long. If you want to put moisture back into the wicker soak the furniture in water once yearly. This furniture will last longer if you keep it in the shade. You will need to wash and refinish wicker garden outdoor furniture every once in a while to keep in good condition. Wrought iron, steel, and aluminum framed outdoor furniture can also be washed with the mild soap and water treatment.
Luxury outdoor furniture can help to enhance any outdoor area, and ensure that everyone is comfortable enjoying their time spent in the garden. More and more people are using their outdoor space as an extension to their living area. Therefore the outdoor furniture that is used will need to be perfect. Allowing friends and family to sit back relax, and enjoy the summer months entertaining and having a great time. The outdoor furniture that is purchased will need to fit in perfectly with the overall feeling in the garden. If the furniture is for the pool area it will need to be waterproof and robust, however, if the furniture is designed for the BBQ area it can be comfortable and more luxurious. Luxury furniture will cost a greater amount, but it is worth spending slightly more to get quality. The materials that the furniture will be made from will be top class, durable and extremely comfortable. If people are going to spend any time outside what they are sitting on has to be just right.
This washing should probably be done at the beginning of each outdoor season. Make sure the all nuts, bolts, and screws are tightened; replace any that are broken, rusted, or missing. If your furniture has hinges or wheels, grease them with a silicone lubricant. If you lubricate with oil it will usually cake up and attracts dirt. Wooden furniture may need a coating of sealer and outdoor finish. Between seasons wood furniture can also be washed with the mild soap and water solution. Some wood furniture needs to be stored away during the winter with the exception of teak outdoor furniture or cedar outdoor furniture; these two woods hold up quite well all year long. Redwood furniture is another type that is weather resistant although it may split and it will turn grey within a year. If you prefer the natural color of redwood as opposed to the grey you can apply a redwood stain and then a sealer to keep its beautiful color. Before you apply the stain wash the furniture and replace any needed hardware; lightly sand, dust, and wipe clean.
Cheap furniture feel differently from high quality furniture. What matters the most for guests in your hotel, restaurant or other hospitality services, is the comfort the furniture offers them while having lunch on your dining set, relaxing on your sunbed or tanning on your daybed. If the outdoor living set, for example, didnt provide them the experience expected, it will discourage them from coming back and enjoying a satisfying experience in your hotel. However, if the feeling projected by the outdoor furniture is the most important aspect, this doesnt lower the importance of the looks. A faded color, rusty or decayed piece of furniture deprives the visitors from living the expected experience of relaxation and comfort. Therefore, bad feelings and looks create a negative image of your business, discouraging visitors from coming back.