Published at Tuesday, October 31st 2017. by Fauna in Outdoor.
Wicker garden furniture will stay shiny, resist stain and remain waterproof if you regularly apply a wax and wood oil soap. For daily cleaning you can use a soapy sponge and toothbrush for the hard to reach areas. If the paint starts eating away due to exposure an outdoor spray paint can be applied. All weather wicker patio furniture may be weather-resistant, but it can dry out if exposed to the sun too long. If you want to put moisture back into the wicker soak the furniture in water once yearly. This furniture will last longer if you keep it in the shade. You will need to wash and refinish wicker garden outdoor furniture every once in a while to keep in good condition. Wrought iron, steel, and aluminum framed outdoor furniture can also be washed with the mild soap and water treatment.
Synthetic rattan outdoor furniture should be cleaned regularly to last longer and the way to do it is simple. The best approach to wash synthetic rattan patio furniture is to spray the frame with a water hose after removing the cushions. If its very dirty, you can use a sponge, cold water and mild soap to rub the unclean spots. When applied, let it dry completely by keeping it under the sun and using a hair dryer or a fan to keep air circulating. Then wax it with a paste to keep it shiny. Even though rattan is a material used for garden furniture to resist all weathers, it is necessary to clean it to keep it rust free.
This is also the type of furniture that can be left outside all year round. The combination of steel and rattan furniture is also popular because they are long lasting but they need regular maintenance. Although they can easily be washed with soap and water, it causes the paintwork to get damaged, chipped and nicked and will cause rust to set in if not repaired at once. They are more expensive than plastic but if they are properly maintained they last very long. Rattan and wood outdoor furniture is among the most popular choices for outdoor furnishings worldwide because of its natural looks and versatility that are perfect for most homes, resorts and spas. Solid wood exudes warmth and a very homey feel. Teak and mahogany are the most used hardwoods for outdoor furnishings because they are very durable and last up to twenty five years with proper maintenance.
Luxury outdoor furniture can help to enhance any outdoor area, and ensure that everyone is comfortable enjoying their time spent in the garden. More and more people are using their outdoor space as an extension to their living area. Therefore the outdoor furniture that is used will need to be perfect. Allowing friends and family to sit back relax, and enjoy the summer months entertaining and having a great time. The outdoor furniture that is purchased will need to fit in perfectly with the overall feeling in the garden. If the furniture is for the pool area it will need to be waterproof and robust, however, if the furniture is designed for the BBQ area it can be comfortable and more luxurious. Luxury furniture will cost a greater amount, but it is worth spending slightly more to get quality. The materials that the furniture will be made from will be top class, durable and extremely comfortable. If people are going to spend any time outside what they are sitting on has to be just right.
The luxury outdoor furniture is available in many different materials ranging from expensive teak to cast iron varieties. The decision of the right material for the garden will be down to personal choice, taste and budget. Some people prefer one style and material over another one. There is no right and wrong choices when selecting the ideal outdoor furniture. There are several different sets that can be purchased for the outdoor area. These can be as simply as tables and chairs, or whole furniture sets for the patio area. These are often referred to as conversation sets, and will have sofas, chairs, and even a coffee table. Often the size of the outdoor space is the biggest factor behind the type of outdoor furniture that is chosen. If the size of the garden or patio area is on the small scale, the ideal luxury furniture to buy is a bistro set.
Too much heat from the sun can also have extremely detrimental effects on wood furniture. Ultraviolet rays can destroy the beauty and natural shine of wood furnishings as the suns rays penetrates deep into the molecular structure of the wood. Humidity and moisture can also affect the finish and color of furniture made of wood. You can check if the pieces of furniture you are planning to buy have UV protection. With a good investment of your time, effort and personal touch as well, you can be assured that your outdoor furniture will be with you for many years.