Caring Teak Garden Furniture
Teak wood is very popular in the manufacture of furniture because it is strong, tough, durable and solid. Teak usually found in Indonesia. The furniture of wood (especially teak) that has used in a certain period of time, the color will fade over time from originally brown will turn into a little gray or even white. Some cracks may also appear as a result of sunlight and weather. It is perfectly normal and nothing to worry because it will not affect the durability of your furniture. However, you should still take care of them in order to prevent them become ugly.
You may start to think repainted with varnish, but we recommend doing the treatment every six months to give special wood oil on the market. Therefore, the furniture will always be protected from the weather and looks clean. It will also slow down the process of cracking the wood element.
Before starting the lubrication oil on your furniture, make sure the entire surface is free from dust and dirt. You have to clean it first with a feather duster, and then wash off with water. In some seldom cases, perhaps there will be a stain on your teak wood. Either sap stain or the other. You can sand the furniture with the grain of the wood. Wipe with uneven ranging from wide areas into narrow areas on the surface of the furniture. Once completely dry and clean, you can begin to work.
Sprinkle evenly with oil as same as last time you have cleaned the furniture. Ensure that small cracks are also affected. The advantage of using teak oils is that you can wipe only with a cloth.
When you are finished, then let it dry completely and then you can re-use your furniture again.
Actually, this oiling process is suggested before your teak color fading off and to maintain the original color of the teak.