Outdoor Cushions: Types of Cushion Construction


Double-Piped Outdoor Cushions


Knife-Edge Outdoor Cushions


Piped Outdoor Cushions


Tufted Outdoor Cushions


Outdoor Cushions: Types of Fill Material


Densified Fiber

Densified Fiber

  • Allows water to drain through with ease
  • Dries faster than traditional foam cushions

Foam

Foam

  • Often used in conjunction with polyester fiber wrap around the foam, which makes a more comfortable cushion.
  • Drying Tip: Place the cushion on its side after cleaning or heavy rain for faster drying. Water may be retained in foam cushions for longer periods of time without proper drainage.
Loose Polyester Fiberfill

Loose Polyester Fiberfill

  • Constructed from recycled plastic beer bottles
  • Non-allergenic and resistant to mildew

Outdoor Cushions: Types of Fabrics


Sunbrella Fabric

  • 100% Acrylic solution-dyed fibers ensure the color will retain color longer than other fabrics.
  • Engineered to last 2 to 10 times longer than conventional fabrics.
  • 5-year warranty against becoming unserviceable due to color or strength loss from normal usage and exposure conditions, including sunlight.
  • Shop for Sunbrella Cushions
Polyester Fabric

Polyester Fabric

  • Less expensive than 100% acrylic fabrics.
  • Dries quickly
  • Lifespan is typically 2-3 years
Olefin Fabric

Olefin Fabric

  • High durability synthetic Olefin fibers.
  • Improved fade resistance over lesser grade fabric materials.
  • Lifespan is typically several years.
Textilene Fabric

Textilene Fabric

  • PVC coated polyester fibers
  • Known for durability, quick drying and easy maintenance.
  • Strong, versatile fabric typically used as the seating material for sling furniture.