Patio furniture for your windy deck or back garden

Buy your patio furniture extra carefully if you are living in a windy citie like San Francisco, Boston, Oklahoma City, Buffalo New York, Kansas City, Virginia Beach or Cleveland Etc.  Heavy winds can blow lightweight patio furniture over and can break or damage other property around and put you in liable situation. Patio umbrellas are most vulnerable.  Gusty winds can break your patio umbrella.  Here are some recommendations to think about when buying your patio furniture if you are living in gusty wind area.

  • Make sure buy heavy patio furniture like teak patio furniture . Make sure all your furniture table and chairs are slated, it helps to reduce air pressure.

Teak patio set

  • Buy a heavy umbrella stand or base. Patio umbrellas are the biggest cause for patio furniture damage. Use a have heavy umbrella base that will take most of the stress and reduce the chance of damage. So when you select your teak patio table make sure it has enough room under the table frame to add a bigger or heavier  umbrella stand.


  • Keeping the cushions in place is can also be a problem on a windy deck or patio. If you don’t want to store your cushions then make sure they are tied very well to the furniture. It is OK to ask for extra long custom ties when your cushions are being made.
  • If you are planning to cover your patio furniture put all the patio chairs and tables close to each other or if possible stack them and tie all the furniture together. You can order custom made covers with extra long ties and height so that it covers the patio furniture even if it is stacked.