How to Maintain the Beauty of Your Outdoor Furniture
In order to keep the furniture, that located in the patio, terrace or the garden, look beautiful, they have to be cleaned properly. Thus, to maintain the beauty of your outdoor furniture, clean up periodically and regularly also helps to make your furniture last longer. Additionally, while you clean it up, you can refurbish a little the exterior design of your garden or patio. Although with old furniture, changing little elements, e.g. replacing of cushion cover for your sofa with a different motif, it is enough to create a new atmosphere in your outdoor room.
The following are tips how to maintain the beauty of your outdoor furniture:
Clean up the cover of cushions and sofa
Always choose the cover of cushion or sofa trays that have a zipper so that it is easily removed and washed, either by hand or machine wash. Regularly check all tags. The tags on cushions and sofa normally provide you with information as to what kind of fabric you are dealing with and how that fabric can be cleaned properly and correctly. Some common abbreviations you usually find on your tags include:
W: Use water-based detergent.
S: Clean with water-free products, for example, dry cleaning solvent.
WS: Either water-based cleaner or water-free cleaner is OK.
X: Professionally cleaning only, though vacuuming is acceptable.
If the sofa cushions and pads you shouldn’t or can’t be washed, your can remove the dirt, loose dust, and hair on the surface of the fabric with a soft sponge or brush. Then, rubs gently it with a soft sponge or soft brush, with a mixture of warm water and mild soap. Wipe the remaining soap, then dry under the sunlight in order to completely dry so it doesn’t grow mold.
The beauty of your outdoor furniture will be reduced if the surface of the table or Chair looks stains and scratches. It’s because you maintain incorrectly. Wipe gently with a wet soft cloth that’s been dipped into a mixture of warm water and a mild soap then rinse until clean.
The surface of hardware, such as plastic, Wicker, aluminum, and iron-plated furniture must be gently wiped.
Select The Oil-Based Soaps
For wood furniture, weather changes over time can cause cracks in the wood. Crack caused bad looking. Therefore, to prevent further damage by cleaning it with oil-based soaps and a soft brush, then wipe residual soap up completely clean.
Use A Vacuum Cleaner
For bigger, flat and solid items are easy to clean up and wipe, However, for goods with many small of crevices such as webbing, it is better if you hose down the dust and dirt. Regularly clean it up using the vacuum cleaner to prevent the build-up of dirt on the crack, hole or crevices furniture.