Modern Outdoor Furniture Also Need Proper Care

Sometimes modern outdoor furniture sometimes takes viscous hits from the weather. Let’s say you didn’t bring the outdoor furniture inside for the winter, or even cover it. Now, your chairs and patio table, even the umbrella, look pretty much ugly. Well the only thing I can say is there is no need to panic, though. Just give them a good cleaning, maybe even new paint, and they’ll look fresh as spring. In fact, you don’t have to really invest more money like buying furniture every time the season changes. Because in reality you can just clean and makeover your current furniture not troubles on losing big money for it.

Here are some tips on how to clean you modern outdoor furniture. Well, to clean woven modern furniture, you’ll need to get into and around those intricate weaves. And that requires a variety of brushes, a new, rather than used toothbrush preferably with stiffer bristles; a small paintbrush with bristles cut down by half, to make them stiffer but not sharper; and a bristle brush with medium bristles. Some experts recommend sharpening a dowel to pick out bits of dirt and debris, but the best tools are already sharpened the wooden skewers used to make shish kabob. It is important to really put pressure on making the outdoor furniture look the best.

Next stuff is after you’ve gotten the gunk and grime out of the weaves, vacuum a wicker piece thoroughly. Then wash using minimum amounts of a solution of two tablespoons of ammonia to two gallons of water. Clean in sections from top to bottom, and then dry the wicker quickly to prevent it from warping. Lay the piece on a clean canvas drop cloth; tip it so the tighter weaves are on top and the looser on the bottom, so the moisture runs down and away quickly. Keep the weaves straight, so they don’t shrink. It is better that way than having it in the other way for sure.

If mere cleaning isn’t enough, sand and repaint of course you have to follow the manufacturer’s suggestions as well. Depending on the piece, spray paint may give better coverage in faster time. Attend to the aluminum, another important thing to consider is for regular aluminum chairs, grab a plastic scrub brush and dishwashing detergent at full strength and then scrub it. Rinse thoroughly, then let dry. And for coated-aluminum pieces, experts also recommend full-strength dishwashing detergent, using a sponge instead. Rinse completely, dry with a soft cloth, and then rub on car wax to polish, avoiding the fabric. If you get wax on the fabric, clean it quickly. It is important to care for your modern outdoor furniture because they have been through a lot you just don’t know.

Jron Magcale


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