This outdoor West Chester Porch Swing is designed for year round use. It is constructed of solid HDPE lumber that's available in a variety of attractive, fade-resistant colors. It won't splinter, crack, chip, peel or rot and it never needs to be painted, stained or waterproofed. It's also designed to withstand nature's elements as well as to resist stains, corrosive substances, salt spray and other environmental stresses. Best of all, this furniture is made in the USA and backed by a 20-year warranty.