Although patio cushion are a little bit expensive, they are known to last longer than any other type of cushions. It is however better to spend some extra cash in buying something that you know will last for sometimes, so you have to get what you paid for. The reason why patio cushions are expensive is that they have to be waterproof. This is so because they have to withstand some little light rain.
Another quality of the patio cushion is that they have to be comfortable. The material needs to be soft to the skin and thus require an outdoor fabric with some special properties. It must be thick enough so that you feel comfortable and never to feel the hard chair through the cushion. Moreover, it must be capable of drying quickly. If you want to know the best cushion are those that are built with quick drying foam or dragon and thus will cost higher than the standard foam.