The Murano PE wicker outdoor sofa set offers soft outdoor cushions that will give your patio or porch a classy fee. The table even features a removable lid that reveals inside ottoman storage space....more
The furniture was ordered over a weekend and was scheduled to be delivered the next Friday. Not surprisingly with Overstock, everything arrived a day early. There were two large boxes, one of which held the two chairs and some cushions and the other held the sofa and storage table with the remaining cushions. This is one of those times where it is better to work on one box at a time since there are different instructions and different hardware for each of the pieces. Be extremely careful if/when cutting the boxes open. The box with the chairs in them had one of the cushions right on top with nothing covering it and had I used a box knife to cut open that box, I would have sliced the cushion.
The assembly was fairly straightforward. It was more about making sure you get all of the allen screws in where they belong (and there are many). The instructions are ok but not as clear or as simple as they really should have been. Again, the assembly wasn't difficult, just time consuming and the instructions would have decreased assembly time if they were better written and the pictures were clearer. Some of the furniture panels on the instructions for the chairs simply didn't match the actual furniture pieces but once I realized this and figured it out, it was no big deal. I believe it took me about 2.5 hours to leisurely assemble everything by myself. Everything went together well for the most part, some pieces took a little coaxing though because they didn't line up perfectly.
The end result is nice, especially for the price and in comparison to what other less attractive sets cost. The product did have more 'orangey' colorations in it than I had expected from the pictures online, but they otherwise look exactly like the images online. The sofa, however, seems to be slanted forward (not square like the other pieces) ever so slightly, probably only enough for me to notice and I doubt anyone else will.
They seem sturdy, had a BBQ a week after purchase and the furniture definitely got a lot of use, one of the chairs even had two people sitting in it at the same time and no issues so far.
The online picture shows the storage table with a glass top and this does not come with the furniture. I saw that some people complained in their reviews but if you read the description, there is no mention of a glass top being included, although it does seem a little misleading. Other reviews mentioned that all of the cushions don't fit in the storage table. This is true and not true depending on how you look at it. They do not all fit in the storage table if you want to put the top on and keep them all hidden, but I was able to get all of them in the table, then put the top over the cushions which protrude a few inches above the edge. Not a big deal for me
I do, however, completely agree with other comments that the storage table is not to be confused with some units that are weather proof. If you leave this out in the open and it rains, I guarantee that anything inside of it will likely get soaked. The top is also very light weight, so in a moderate wind, it will probably take off like a sail. There are no hinges or latches holding the top down, it simply sits on top with 4 peg-like feet at the insides of each corner to prevent the top from sliding horizontally.
The cushions are pretty comfortable, decent thickness and support. One thing I have not been thrilled about is that the back cushions for the sofa won't sit up straight. If put in place perfectly vertical, they just fall forward on to the seats. I have to slant them to keep them from falling down. Not a big deal really.
Overall, very nice set for what I paid (just under a G). I would recommend to anyone wanting an attractive patio set at a reasonable price
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Very close, but there were some orange-ish streaks in my set that I did not expect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Seems well made and sturdy
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Exceptional except for the slight color variance
We bought this set a couple of weeks ago and love it so far. It got delivered to our house within 5 days and came in 2 big boxes.
In the reviews we read that it was a lot of work to put it together and they were right.
All together it probably took us 2 1/2 hrs and we did have to use our own tool. But the result was worth it!
Very comfortable to sit in and the wicker seems strong. The pillows are thick and the fabric is sturdy (sunbrella).
Only comment i would make is that the table is kind of wobbly to put glasses on (we use a tray for now) and the legs of the seats are made of plastic. It is more decorative, but I would've preferred it to be metal.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exactly the same
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good quality for the price
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
This set took several hours to assemble, but pieces fit together without a problem. I initially wanted two love seats to sit opposite each other. With this set, I was able to place the two chairs together and achieve the same affect. The squared arms also make it secure enough to place items on. The low height is ideal to place by windows without blocking the view. The table appears to be holding it's shape with a potted plant on it and is it flat enough to hold glasses. I did get an acrylic sheet at a hardware store to place on top of the table for potential spills. The set is very light weight and I am concerned about our summer monsoons. So I will put a cinder block under each piece and secure with a string to the metal frame.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exactly as shown
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good value
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Exactly as presented
I am very pleased with the patio set. It seems to be very sturdy and top quality materials. It was easy to put together and I was able to contruct the furniture by myself. The coffe table however, does not have a clear top as pictured. I purchased clear plexi-glass at the hardware store and had it cut to fit the table top.
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from Martha's Vineyard, Mass.,
Apr 10, 2013
Even when following the directions on assembly, some of the pre-drilled holes were off. A bit of a disappointment. And the wrench included in the kit, seemed to take forever to put it together. The instructions required two people to assemble the furniture. It can be done by one, but it is a struggle. I love the set and so does everyone who has come to my home. Quality Looks with Comfort!
Peter Brady did an excellent job designing this set. It is well-made and attractive. The only slight negative with regards to this set is the assembly. The instructions are illegible and it takes 3-5 hours for one person to put this set together. Overall, we are very pleased with the esthetics and function. It is well-made and durable. The sets and sofa are comfortable. Highly recommend.
I was a bit nervous about getting this set but I'm happy we got it. It was way better than expected. Although my husband had a difficult time putting it together... instruction not clear at all. Overall, we are very happy with the furniture. Looks beautiful!
Thank you for your question brianwatson. We have a great variety of covers for you to choose from, please see the Sure Fit Love Seat and Bench Cover, item 1453074, this is just one of the many we have. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 9, 2014
Is this wicker an exact match for the cliff 5 piece dining set? Also, is there a way to order only the loveseat and ottoman?elizabethbraughton on Apr 28, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello elizabethbraughton, it looks like the Cliff 5-piece dining set is darker. You can enlarge the images on both these products quite a bit to see how they may work together. We hope this helps and thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on May 7, 2014
I just ordered the 4 piece set. When I opened the wicker has tan stripping texture where the picture shows smooth texture. Are all the sets for this product have the same stripping texture?tagui1 on Apr 11, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tagui1, yes all of the wicker in this set has a striping pattern. Have a great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 12, 2014
What is the weight limit for each item? How big of a person will they hold?cjmcman on Jul 8, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question cjmcman. The weight limit for each item is up to 250 pounds. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 16, 2013
Thank you arch81 for your interest in this Christopher Knight Home Murano PE Wicker Outdoor 4-piece Sofa Set. According to the description from the manufacturer the entire pieces frame is made of iron. We hope that was helpful and thank you for shopping Overstock.com.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 25, 2013
I just ordered this set. The table came without a glass top as it shows on the picture. The table is also a storage box, it's not useful since it doesn't have a solid cover to protect the storage area when raining. So disappointed! Can I purchase a glass top for this table at overstock?br0420 on Apr 19, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you br0420 for your questions about the Christopher Knight Home Murano PE Wicker Outdoor 4-piece Sofa Set. According to our large items department the ottoman is only shown with the glass to show what can be done with the object. We also do not carry the glass for the top so you would have to go to a hardware store and have them cut what ever it is you want for a top. Sorry for any confusion with item and thank you for shopping Overstock.com.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 25, 2013
Is the total height of the actual chair just 25.6 inches high x 33.5 inches wide x 31.9 inches deep? That seems extremely low especially with the distance from seat cushion to bottom at a little over 17 inches as stated in another question. Is this correct?maureenhasfour on Apr 16, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you in assisting with our product . Yes, the chair dimensions is 25.6 inches high x 33.5 inches wide x 31.9 inches deep. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 16, 2013
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