With the approach of summer gardens and terraces become the most popular party and take advantage of our homes. To fully enjoy pleasant and welcoming spaces for ourselves and friends, it is essential that they are ordered, well organized and clean. The garden furniture, when they have not been previously kept indoors and protected in the winter months, need a deep and thorough cleaning to be able to bring them back to their original splendor. In this guide, in fact, with a few simple steps, I will show you how to clean the garden furniture, providing all the information necessary to prepare them better to the summer. So let’s see how to proceed.
Make sure you have on hand:
- Hot water
- Neutral detergent
- Cotton cloth
- Marseille soap
First, the easiest to clean are undoubtedly the furniture in plastic or resin garden, because they are made of materials which by their nature are not easy to wear. If your garden furniture belong to that class, proceed as follows. After removing coarse dirt and encrusted (you can use a hose of the garden), equip yourself with a filled bucket of warm water in which you have dissolved a bit ‘of detergent or soap flakes, then use a large sponge and durable, then rinse carefully with a cotton cloth. You will see that in the blink of an eye your furniture will be back shiny and fragrant.
Some care and precaution more are indispensable for mobile wooden garden, although they are made of hard wood, resistant and specially treated to withstand external agents; here is how to proceed. Pour on the surface a bit ‘specific mild neutral detergent to furniture and rub vigorously, but without exerting too much pressure, with the help of a brush with soft bristles, ideal for removing dirt.
Let us finally to furniture made of wicker and rattan garden, which should be washed and rubbed with a clothes brush dipped in hot water and mild soap; drying must be done outdoors, but not under direct sunlight. We conclude with the textile: the linings of outdoor cushions are usually machine washable, alternatively, can be immersed in cold or lukewarm water with dissolved a pinch of detergent. By following these few simple steps, you will succeed in no time to clean your garden furniture, making them come back like new!