Published at Saturday, October 28th 2017. by Calandre in Outdoor.
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.
Resin garden outdoor furniture is the easiest type of furniture to maintain. It is made to cope with the elements and a mild soap and water cleaning will work fine. Staining is a possibility of water is left standing on the tabletops or seats so drying off after the rain and wiping away wet leaves will help. In order for resin outdoor furniture to remain shiny use orange oil or auto polish. So you see a simple cleaning and following the special care maintenance supplied by the manufacturer of the garden outdoor furniture will lengthen its life and give you years of outdoor enjoyment. Sometimes an even better solution would be to cover your furniture or store it away during the off season. This helps to protect it and make it last longer.
Rattan outdoor furniture have also become a favorite collection because of its very intricate weaving styles and designs and various intriguing shapes, sleek lines and sharp angles perfect for both informal or formal setting indoors or outdoors. The most sought after outdoor collections especially for hotels, resorts and conservatories is the L-shaped lounge furniture and the cubed variations that lend an aesthetic value to any place they are seen and used. They are most suited for big areas. Whether you are creating a classic or contemporary stylish outdoor setting you will never go wrong with these types of furniture. You can create just the right balance and cozy ambiance by mixing these classic and contemporary pieces with the rest of your existing furnishings. If you want portray your own unique and creative style rattan furniture will be your best option.
Teak is actually the most popular type of material with which to design outdoor furniture. Teak furniture comes in a wide variety of designs and even personalied styles. Some of the most luxurious garden furniture I have ever seen has been designed using teak furniture. However, I have seen teak designs that are also very simplistic in design serving as patio or garden furniture. It is highly recommended that if you are considering purchasing new outdoor furniture, find out what is available in teak. You may be overwhelmed by the wide amount of options available to you.
You can leave teak outdoor furniture outdoors, with no care. As it ages, the wood will mellow to a beautiful silver-gray color. It is very easy to clean using a mild soap and a soft bristle brush to lightly scrub and rinse with clear water. Teak wood outdoor furniture should last a lifetime if built properly in the first place. Top grade teak outdoor furniture lumber is kiln dried, epoxy resins are used for lasting strength, and any metal parts used to hold the furniture together are constructed of either stainless steel or solid brass, which will not corrode when left outside. Top furniture grade teak, used for furniture contains high natural oil content that will resist warping and rot, ensuring that it will last more than a lifetime.