With summertime right around the corner, then it is time to think about how you will spend your summer. There is nothing better than spending a summer evening on the back porch taking in the scenery, with a nice refreshing drink or two. The best way to really enjoy a summer night is to be sitting in a great rocking chair. When people think of a rocking chair they tend to think of a nursery and rocking their little ones to sleep with the soothing motion. What a large number of adult do not consider is that the rocking motion can be a nice way for them to relax after a stressful week at work.
There are several types of rockers out on the market, and choosing which is best can be a challenge. The traditional rockers come with rounded bands that are attached to the bottom of the legs and are made out of wood. The more modern take on a rocker is called a platform rocker, and the difference between the two is that a platform rocker is mounted on a spring base. The other type of rocker is called a glider, these ones move like a bench swing set and they are most commonly used as a porch swing.
It is no surprise, but most of these chairs can be found at your local Home Depot, Lowes or any home improvement stores. There are some things to keep in mind when purchasing an outdoor rocking chair, like make sure that the chair you chose will good on your porch. There is nothing worse than having a chair that clashes with your beautiful porch. Also, make sure you pick a chair that is suitable for your climate. If you live in a wet climate then consider picking a metal chair, because a wooden chair in that rainy weather will not last very long.
But have no fear we have compiled a small list of the best outdoor rocking chairs that are all under $100, and where to find them.
Garden Treasures Patio Rocking Chair is a more traditional style of rocking chair and costs $99. It is easy to assemble this chair and comes in three different colors. Black, white, and brown, all of which will make a great addition to anybody’s porch or patio. This rocking chair is durable and will last through several summer seasons.
The Adams Mfg Corp Earth Resin Stackable Patio Rocking Chair costs around $40. It provides all the benefits of a classic rocker but these are easy to stack, which makes them easy to store at the end of the summer. These come in two color options; white and brown which will easily match every porch.
Charlottetown Natural All-Weather Wicker Patio Rocking Chair with Quarry Red Cushion comes from the Martha Stewart Living line. The price range of these chairs is $97 to $140, depending on if there is a sale going on. This rocker is a made out wicker, which makes it more comfortable to sit on than chairs that are made out wood.