There are both natural and synthetic resins available. Usually found in a viscous state this gets hardened with treatment. Natural way to get resin is by slitting a bark or wood of a tree. This resin helps in the healing of the plants from cuts and other fungus on it. There are hard resins like copals, dammars, mastic and sandarach which are used in producing varnishes, cements, etc whereas one can find therapeutic use in the soft resins. Resin is beneficial in many ways:
It is colorfast: Even after a number of years of hard use, resin manages to retain its original color. This is advantageous especially for resin patio furniture which is exposed to the sun for long periods of time. It will prevent the need to continue changing furniture or going through repeated efforts to paint.
It is durable: Resin patio furniture is much more durable than any other. It is capable of sustaining intensive use and minimum maintenance is required.
It is capable of withstanding the elements of weather: Resin patio furniture is exposed to elements like wind, water and excessive sunshine. All these are often destructive to other materials like metal causing them to corrode and rust but resin has the ability to withstand them. However, it is advised that during extreme cold temperature, resin furniture should be stored indoors, this aids in making it last longer.
It can be Cleaned easily: You need only water and soap to clean resin furniture which is easy compared to the cleaning of other furniture.
Friendly to environment: Saving our earth planet is being emphasized upon these days. Organizations are being formed and campaigns are done to create awareness for the reduction of excess carbon in earth’s atmosphere. Ozone layer has been damaged owing to the increase in the levels of carbon thereby leading to a chain reaction.
Heat has increased resulting in excess melting of snow in poles. This has further increased the level of water in oceans. Increase in carbon could result in acidic rain which could be damaging to both us and our crops. However, the resin patio furniture is fully recyclable and hence can be used again and again.
Easily manageable: Being light weight furniture these can be moved around very easily.