One of my absolute favorite ways to spend a warm summer weekend day at home is by enjoying the company of friends and family and a fine meal in the shade of my covered patio. Nothing beats a great barbecue where we can all sit down over a few beers and delicious food and enjoy the great outdoors. If you are interested to know more, take a look at Outdoor Wicker Patio Sets. Along with my spacious deck and awesome grill, the thing that makes these perfect days possible is my wicker dining furniture.When I was searching for the right outdoor dining furniture for my patio, I knew that this was no trivial choice. I needed to find the right patio set for me, which meant high quality, durability, comfort, a good price, and good looking furniture all rolled into one. Obviously, I thought this would be no easy task.As I began my search, I quickly realized that the best choice for my patio furniture needs would be wicker. First, I could find a wide range of beautiful wicker designs and styles, and there were different sets in nearly every price range.The wicker dining sets also provided the best looks and were the most reasonable for use. The metal patio furniture I considered was all very heavy and difficult to move, plus it quickly became uncomfortably hot or cold along with changes in weather. The wicker sets, on the other hand, were reasonably light and easy to move, and were not conductors of heat and extreme cold. Plus, maintaining and cleaning my dining furniture is a breeze.There are several different types of materials used to make wicker furniture. The most common types are paper fiber, bamboo, and Rattan. If your main concern is durability, Rattan is probably the way to go. For those of you looking to keep costs low, bamboo might be a better option. Whatever your choice, you cannot go wrong if you are choosing wicker for your patio furniture set needs. For more info, visit Outdoor Wicker Patio Sets.