Keep These Tips in Mind for Outdoor Furniture Care

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Outdoor furniture is designed to be durable. It’ll be exposed to the elements for most of its life, after all. But that doesn’t mean it’s completely impervious to rain, snow, and excessive heat. After prolonged exposure, your outdoor furniture can indeed start to become damaged. Fortunately, you can take some steps to lengthen the useful life of your outdoor pieces and keep them in top condition. Learn how to protect your outdoor furniture from the cold weather with these tips!

Clean the Furniture Regularly

Cleaning your outdoor furniture is key to keeping it in good condition. Not only will cleaning it help to remove dirt and debris, but it will also keep it looking new and make it easier to use. Make sure to use a mild soap and water when cleaning your furniture, and be sure to dry it off before storing it. If you do get water on the furniture, wipe it off with a dry cloth. Be sure to pay close attention to any instructions from the manufacturer as well. Cleaning improperly can cause further damage.

Make Sure the Furniture Is Dry Before Storing It

One of the most important things you can do to keep your furniture in good condition is to make sure it is completely dry before storing it. Damp furniture can quickly become mildewy in storage where there’s no airflow, and the paint or finish on the furniture may start to peel or chip. Not only will this be a hassle to repair or replace, but it can also affect the structural integrity of your furniture. Let the furniture air dry before storing it – even if you have to take it out in the sun – to prevent problems.

After it’s been in storage, your furniture might need some cleaning, too. Cleaning should be a routine part of its care, even if you just wipe down the surfaces. Use a soft cloth or a vacuum cleaner with a hose attachment to remove built-up dirt, stains, and cobwebs. Be especially careful around the edges and joints of the furniture, where debris can accumulate more quickly.

Protect the Furniture From Rain and Snow With a Cover

If you want to keep your new outdoor furniture looking great, one simple precaution is to invest in a cover. This can help protect your furniture from rain and snow and keep it looking clean and fresh. In fact, many covers are designed to be both waterproof and windproof, making them the perfect solution for areas that experience extreme weather conditions.

There are a number of different covers available on the market, so it’s important to find one that fits your needs and your furniture. For instance, some covers are designed to be taken on and off quickly, while others are designed to fit tightly. If you plan on using your furniture frequently outdoors, it might be worth investing in a cover that is both durable and easy to remove.

Store the Furniture in a Location Where It Won’t Freeze

If you live in a colder climate, it is important to keep your outdoor furniture stored properly. If stored improperly, outdoor furniture can be damaged from the extreme cold. Wood furniture in particular can warp and expand due to weather. In order to protect your furniture from the cold, make sure to store it in a warm, dry location. If possible, keep the furniture inside when it isn’t in use so that it can stay clean. Additionally, cover the furniture when it is not in use to help keep it dry and free of debris. And lastly, do not store the furniture near any water or snow sources to prevent freezing damage.

Make sure to follow these tips for outdoor furniture care to keep your furniture in good condition throughout every season!

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