In terms of language, we all understand the difference between indoor furniture and outdoor furniture. Indoor furniture is furniture that is placed inside the room, and outdoor furniture is furniture that is placed outside the room.
But what really sets the two apart? Starting from the type of furniture, functions, materials used, reasons for using these materials, colors commonly used, and also the design. Definitely different.
So, so that you are not confused and not wrong in determining whether the furniture you are going to buy includes indoor furniture or outdoor furniture, let’s look at the explanation of the difference between the two.
Based on the material used, outdoor furniture uses a more selective and conditional choice of material, because this furniture will always be in contact with outside air, exposure to the sun’s heat, and also rain. At least the choice of material that is strong and resistant to weather changes.
The material for this outdoor furniture can be made of durable plastic and stainless steel which is the right choice so that the furniture lasts longer. In addition, the type of wood used is more limited, usually teak mixed with iron or stainless steel, so that the furniture does not get damaged quickly.
Another consideration in the choice of material for this outdoor furniture is the quality of the material, because apart from being in contact with the weather, this furniture is also in direct contact with the ground, so it will be damaged more quickly such as porous, weathered, cracked, or deformed.
Based on the material used, indoor furniture uses a more flexible material choice and does not require strict conditions. Yes, because this furniture is placed in a room that is relatively stable and safe from the weather.
Materials for furniture in this room can be made of teak, mahony, other wood, iron, aluminum, glass, rattan, to mix plywood and MDF.