About Us

We are The Outdoor Rattan Furniture Makers, a furniture factory based in Nairobi, Kenya.

We specialize in creating beautifully crafted and timeless pieces using synthetic rattan and rope. We continuously strive to expand our product line and are always experimenting with new designs and techniques. Our team is dedicated to preserving the tradition and craft of handmade furniture, constantly experimenting and collaborating with others.

At The Outdoor Furniture Makers, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction. We pay attention to every detail, from idea generation and design, to material selection, construction, finishing, and packaging to ensure that each piece is of the highest quality.

If you have any questions or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at sales@outdooryardkenya.com. Explore our website and follow us on Instagram @outdoor_furniture_kenya to see more of our work and stay up to date on our latest creations.

Our Products

We’re proud of our products and the people who make them. We are driven by craft, meaning we will always prioritize producing the best possible product. We focus on giving you, our customer, something special, something to match the memories you will be creating.

Our History

Outdoor Yard Kenya was founded in Nairobi, Kenya in 2020. Our aim has always been to provide our customers with affordable designer furniture. Our customers have found trust in our furniture, recommending and returning it over the years.

Outdoor Yard Kenya sells classical and modern outdoor furniture in ethnic lines both in wholesale and retail.

Frequent Asked Questions

What is rattan?

Rattan furniture is made from rattan vines which are woven together to create outdoor furniture that is Waterproof.

How long does rattan last outdoors?

If taken care of properly, rattan furniture can last up to 10 years. On top of being waterproof, resin weave rattan furniture is also resistant to UV rays so you shouldn’t expect to see much fading or wear and tear in warmer weather.

Is rattan eco-friendly?

The good news is, rattan is one of the safest from an environmental standpoint.

Types of Rattan?

There 2 main ones, namely PE (Polyethylene) rattan and PVC (polyvinyl chloride) rattan. PE rattan withstands the outdoor elements outdoors, and it can handle humid or damp conditions, unlike natural rattan, which breaks down or becomes mildewed in wet environments. PE rattan is just one type of synthetic rattan; other types include PU (polyurethane) and PVC (polyvinyl chloride). PE rattan is recyclable, unlike these other synthetics, and it lasts longer than PVC rattan. PE rattan is designed to look like natural rattan, with some color variations throughout the material. At Outdoor Yard Kenya we only use HDPE (High-density Polyethylene) which is the best and highest quality of Rattan giving you a 10 years lasting period.

Advantages for rattan furniture

If you choose rattan furniture for your garden you will not be disappointed as it offers numerous great qualities for such long-lasting and durable furniture. Top-quality rattan garden furniture can last anywhere between 5-10 years and sometimes longer if looked after well. 1. Low Maintenance
One of the huge benefits of rattan furniture is that it doesn’t require much maintenance so looking after your furniture is as simple as giving it a wipe down with warm soapy water if it gets dirty. To prevent even having to do this, and make your rattan set require virtually no maintenance, you could purchase a cover for your set which will protect it from dirt and droppings. 2. It’s Weatherproof
Another benefit of rattan garden furniture is that it can be left outside all year round without being covered and it will not suffer from weather damage. Rattan furniture is typically made with well-coated frames which prevent both rust and corrosion, even when exposed to damp conditions or moisture. Top quality rattan, usually made from PE materials, is also 100% weatherproof, which means it is resistant to UV rays and will not fade, it is also waterproof and will not crack or go brittle when exposed to wintry conditions such as snow or frost. 3. The Choice of Colours
Rattan-made furniture is not only extremely practical, proven by its weatherproof and low maintenance qualities, but it is also extremely stylish. Rattan furniture comes in several different colours including brown, grey, black, natural, whitewash, seagrass, and willow, with brown and grey being the most popular. With so many colours to choose from, there is something to suit every garden or individual taste. Different Styles
Not only does rattan made furniture come in plenty of colour choices but there is also a style for every occasion. Some of the most popular items of rattan furniture include dining sets, casual dining sets, sun loungers, corner sofa sets, sofa sets, daybeds and cube sets. This means that no matter what you are looking for you are sure to find the rattan garden furniture set for you. 4. It’s Lightweight and Cost-Effective
Thanks to the steel frames, rattan garden furniture is also incredibly lightweight, which makes it easy to move around, relocate and rearrange according to your desired look. This means that should you move or decide to redecorate your garden you will be able to easily move your furniture around to fit new layouts. However, despite its lightness, rattan furniture is incredibly stable and will not blow over in windy conditions. Some may say that the biggest benefit of choosing rattan garden furniture is the cost. Rattan furniture is incredibly cost-effective compared to other popular garden furniture materials such as wood and metal, but it is just as, if not more, durable than these alternatives. With so many benefits as well as multiple options, we believe that the most important benefit of rattan garden furniture is that there is something for everyone, large or small, formal, or informal, black, or white, there is always something new to choose from.

5. Your able to customize
This is the beauty of rattan furniture, you can choose your desired to fit your space and after a few years you can decide to change the rattan colour and enjoy the current market trend.

Rattan Vs Wood?
  1. Repair of rattan frame is easier and cheaper than wood.
  2. Rattan furniture is light weight thus easy to move around whereas wood can be quite heavy.
  3. Rattan furniture is famed for its resistance to rain, snow, and frost, and the minimal amount of maintenance required to keep furniture in excellent condition while wood begins to rot if exposed to water and is not waterproof.
  4. Wood catches fire easily as it’s a combustible material whereas rattan is not.
  5. Rattan-made furniture is highly elegant ad inviting compared to wood which is simple.

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