Timber CareAlexander Rose produce Garden furniture you can trust and that will stand the test of time, lasting for many years. However, as with most Timber garden furniture, over time the natural process of weathering will occur. Cracks and splits can appear, particularly towards the ends of the grain.Alexander Rose furniture has designed this set with this in mind and has been produced to remain durable during its lifetime. Treating wooden furniture enhances the natural look and feel. Another option that many look to is completely leaving the wood which will turn a stylish silver grey.