Cleaning Tips For Your Outdoor Furniture Pieces
Outdoor furniture is usually made of durable materials, but being constantly exposed to the elements it can quickly rust, gather dirt or weaken and deteriorate. Here are some cleaning tips for outdoor furniture that is designated to enhance our outdoor experience. For plastic outdoor furniture. For cleaning such furniture, you can use a mild detergent solution. Use a sponge to apply the solution and wipe the furniture. Now, rinse off the detergent with clean water. Patio umbrellas and hammocks can also be washed with dishwashing detergent and warm water. After washing them, place them in sunlight and allow them to dry out completely. For removing mildews from the umbrellas and the furniture, you can mix a small amount of bleach in the detergent solution. Then, for aluminum outdoor furniture generally comes in two forms; painted and non-painted. The non-painted aluminum outdoor furniture may lose its luster over the years due to oxidization. However, this type of furniture is resistant to rust. To restore the former shine of the furniture, you can use a metal polishing paste.
For wood outdoor furniture. It is better to keep such furniture clean from dust and grime on a regular basis. Before applying any wood cleaner, make sure that it is suitable for that particular type of wood. First, use the cleaner in a small inconspicuous area, before using it to clean your outdoor furniture. Occasionally (once or twice a year), treat your wood furniture with oil to maintain its majestic look.