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Clean and Refresh Your Patio Furniture for Spring

As the seasons change, it’s time to take go outside and take a good, long look at your outdoor patio furniture and assess its condition. Yes, it’s time to clean, refresh and restore the furnishings in your backyard oasis so you can plan lots of fun festivities without worry. We offer several tips for bringing your patio furniture back to life with minimal cost and labor.

Simple Cleaning Ingredients

There is no need to purchase special products to clean your patio furniture unless you have very specific and stubborn stains or marks.

A watered-down bleach or vinegar spray solution (1/2 cup to one gallon water) works very well for cleaning the surface of resin, plastic and fabric pieces. For mold and mildew on decks and wooden furniture, add a bit of ammonia, dish soap and baking soda to the diluted vinegar solution and use an old toothbrush to work it into the wood, then rinse. A simple solution of dish soap and water can also be used to spot clean upholstery fabric.

For plastic furniture, use that old standby, WD-40. Spray it on and wipe it off. This conditions the pieces and brings back the vibrant color and shine.

Patio Furniture Materials

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Perhaps the most delicate of patio furniture are those made from wicker and rattan. Again, a mild soap and water solution is your best choice. Be sure not to saturate the material. Try using a soft cloth to wipe off the surface and an old toothbrush to get into the grooves. When finished with a gentle cleaning, be sure that wicker and rattan furniture is allowed to dry naturally in the sun.

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Hardwoods, such as teak or ipe, can take a bit more elbow grease. The same type of solution, using dish soap or laundry soap diluted in water, is ideal for giving these pieces a good scrubbing with a soft cloth or sponge. Refrain from using teak oil to condition hardwood patio furniture as it tends to encourage the growth of mildew.

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Fabric cushions and umbrellas are perhaps the most difficult of your pieces to spot clean. Start by brushing loose dirt from the piece. Once again, a very mild, soapy solution is your best bet, especially when you don’t know the exact type of upholstery fabric used. After gently scrubbing, rinse the fabric well and allow it to air dry.  To avoid stains in the future, treat it with a water repellant protectant spray before use.

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If you have aluminum furniture, congratulations! This is a very durable and easy to clean material. After cleaning, simply buff it with a soft cloth to remove water stains.

Time to Replace Your Patio Furniture?

Sometimes, cleaning your patio furniture just isn’t enough. Stains that won’t disappear, faded and worn upholstery, splits in wood and bent aluminum frames are all reasons to toss the old and look for new. You may not need to replace all of last season’s patio furniture, but do ensure that major pieces, such as sofas, dining tables and lounge chairs are fresh and safe.

If you have any questions about cleaning and refreshing your patio furniture, please feel free to contact us. We are happy to provide you with extra support for any furnishings in your backyard oasis – not just the pieces you purchased from Hauser’s Patio.

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