The materials for the bistro set can be iron, aluminum, wood, wicker and plastic. To choose the best metal patio sets
, consider the type and size of your outdoor space. If your patio is exposed to the elements, you'll need rustproof metal furniture or you'll probably have to refinish these outdoor pieces often. Wrought iron patio sets are considered to be both durable and beautiful. The timeless, romantically scrolled openwork metal of wrought iron pieces is detailed in pattern and can really add a lot of interest to plainer looking patios. The wrought iron furniture will never look old or go out of style. These sets may typically cost a bit more but they will never need updating for a more modern look. Black is always a safe color on concrete, pavers or brick and you can always accessorize with cushions or other decorative pieces if you want a more trendy look.
Cast iron patio set is also durable and elegant. It will be heavier so it will be more stable. They are heavy and hardy enough to stand up against severe weather. Not to mention, the wind won’t be blowing cushions around the yard during a storm.
Shaped metal patio chairs and tables often have rounded backs that taper in at the middle. The chair seat may also be rounded or irregular in shape. These types of metal chairs and side tables suitable for patios are usually quite retro looking. A black bistro set with a granite counter top and iron base will certainly add sophistication to an outdoor dining space. In addition to choosing the type of material you want the bistro set to be made of, you can also choose between standard height tables or bar height tables.