Outdoor furniture can be a great way to expand your living space in the warm weather and provide you with many hours of outdoor enjoyment. As you look around you will notice that there are several different options when it comes to the materials used to create furniture such as an outdoor sofa, love seat or chair. For those who like the look of wicker, there is synthetic rattan that has been treated to protect it from the UV rays that the sun produces. A Synthetic Resin Wicker Outdoor Sofa Will Last for Years A synthetic wicker outdoor sofa will last for many years and never fade in color. The UV treatment not only protects it from the sun and stops it from fading, but the treatment will stop the resin plastic from cracking and splitting or becoming otherwise damaged by the weather. This type of outdoor sofa will give you many years of superior service and look good for far longer than natural rattan with less work.