3 reasons you should invest in patio furniture covers
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3 reasons you should invest in patio furniture covers

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If you’ve been enjoying your backyard space more often than normal lately, you might have noticed a little dust, dirt, wear, or tear on your patio furniture. While investing in patio furniture covers might cost more initially, they’re well worth the price. Here are 3 reasons you should invest in patio furniture covers and some of the best-selling picks from Amazon:

1) It’s like sunscreen for your furniture.

Just like it’s important to wear sunscreen when you’re spending time outside, picking a UV protective patio furniture cover can keep your outdoor furniture looking great for longer. UV rays can cause fading, cracking, and discoloration to even the most durable patio furniture. When you’re picking out patio furniture covers, be sure to choose a fabric with added UV stability like these deep seat covers from Vailge.

Vailge Patio Chair Covers available from Amazon

2) They’ll shelter your furniture from the storm.

No one wants to deal with mold or mildew growing on their patio furniture. Save your self the ick-factor and the cleaning time by choosing a waterproof cover. Just be aware that water resistant will only protect furniture from lighter rainfall, so if you live in an area where you frequently get heavy summer rains, waterproof is the way to go.

ULTCOVER Square Heavy Duty Waterproof Table Cover available from Amazon

3) You’ll protect soft materials from dirt and staining.

If you love the comfort of padded patio cushions, you don’t have to give them up for easier patio furniture cleaning. Covering your outdoor couch or chairs with a dirt-repellent polyester cover is a great way to prevent dust buildup or tree sap staining on your outdoor textiles.

AmazonBasics 2-Seater Lounge Patio Sofa Cover available from Amazon


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