Published at Thursday, November 02nd 2017. by Alita in Outdoor.
The garden outdoor furniture that you own needs to be cared for just as the furniture inside your home. Your garden outdoor furniture care, if done the right way, will provide you comfortable seating for a long time. You want your outdoor furniture to continue to look as good as it was when you purchased it. Outdoor patio furniture is constructed of various types of materials. The first step in the proper care of your outdoor living furniture is a good cleaning regardless of its construction material. Dirt and leaves will always settle around and in your furniture so a good brushing with a soft bristle brush or broom will help get rid of the debris. A simple garden hose will wash away any residue. For stubborn dirt or stains use a sponge drenched with water and mild soap.
Being a manager of a hotel, restaurant or resort in the Middle East, requires complete attention to the smallest details. One of the many things that should be taken care of to create an enticing and inviting feeling is the outdoor furniture in the gardens and terraces. A lot of people think that getting high quality outdoor furniture releases them from cleaning tasks. Well thats not entirely true, to preserve luxury outdoor furniture for a longer time, a minimum level of maintenance is needed. Here are some tips to follow that increase the life span of your garden furniture according to their frame material.
Outdoor furniture manufacturers have started to fabricate their items using metal frames that are rust resistant. If your metal furniture doesnt have this characteristic, you could protect it by using paste wax that keeps rust away. In general, metal garden furniture must be cleaned with soap and water, and then dried completely to keep humidity away. People worry a lot when a dirty spot on a cushion appears in high quality furniture. However, a sponge, mild soap and water are sufficient to wash it, unless the cushions are not mildew resistant. In that case, you can solve the mildew problem with 1 cup of bleach, 2 cups of detergent and 1 gallon of water. After applying this mixture on the cushion for 30 minutes, rinse with clean water and let it dry completely.
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.
On another note, be careful not to store cushions in plastic, as it forbids it from breathing, which directly causes for mildew. So now, by applying these tips, you can rest assure that your hotel, restaurant or resort furniture will stay fresh, elegant and attractive. In addition, it will save you from changing the complete outdoor furniture set every year. Congratulations, because of that, you got a raise. Skyline Design, outdoor furniture manufacturer and supplier for restaurants, hotels, resorts, beaches, spas and others in the Middle East and Thailand. Skyline Design also distributes its garden and patio luxury furniture to stores.
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.