In the hot summer coming to an end, you start to see the leaves turn drifting to the ground, now is the time to start preparing your outdoor furniture for winter storage. Although it is very difficult to shut down, umbrella and admit that this is the season last dinner on the terrace, a little planning can ensure that for many years to come, you will be able to enjoy your outdoor furniture set.
Most patio furniture designed to withstand years of exposure to rain, a little wind, the sun. However, bad ice, snow, wind, usually in winter arrives can significantly shorten the life of your outdoor furniture. The following tips involves a little bit of elbow grease, may be some of the most basic procurement, which will effectively reduce your outdoor furniture in the winter wear and tear.
Ready for store your outdoor furniture
The type of furniture, you have your garden, the judgment process, you should use antifreeze ready. On the market a variety of patio furniture set wicker materials from aluminum. For the purpose of this article, the most common type of patio furniture has been prompted in order to get you started.
If your garden a few pieces of furniture or accessories need to be replaced, autumn is the time to find a great deal! You can add to your current settings or to consider new cushions, pillows, or other free items.
Make sure that the storage can help prevent staining and corrosion resistance, and can come up with your furniture to enjoy those warm days, once before the arrival of the spring clean your furniture set.
Clean can be a real rattan or synthetic rattan wicker set: wicker set. Under normal circumstances, wicker sealed completed, in order to protect some of the material. Use a mild soap with warm water and a mild scrub brush or sponge, clean the surface of the furniture. Allow the furniture in the air is completely dry, or dry with a towel. Resolve any place in need of repair or repainting, set the clean and dry.
Cleaning metal set: most metal sleeve sealed, powder coating and processing, in order to ensure the long life.Using mild soap with warm water and a mild scrub brush or sponge, clean the surface of the furniture. Allow the furniture in the air is completely dry, or dry with a towel. Resolve any place in need of repair or repainting, set the clean and dry.
Clean wood set: wood group of the same from a typical picnic table, a set of Adirondack chairs. Use a mild soap with warm water and a mild scrub brush or sponge, clean the surface of the furniture. Allow the furniture in the air is completely dry, or dry with a towel. Resolve any areas need sanding, paint or stain. If the wood has a natural effect, taking into account the surface to hold the timber to split or become brittle in the dry winter rubbing furniture oil or mineral oil.
Clean mats and umbrellas: many deep seating patio furniture package includes a lot of cushioning, while the other group accented with optional pad or pillows.Brush of closing any debris mats and umbrellas. If you have removable cushions and pillow covers, wash and dry according to the manufacturer’s instructions. If you can not remove cushion covers, wipe away dirt with mild soapy water and sponge mats. The same technique can be used on the umbrella. Let our cushions, pillows, umbrellas to dry completely before storing.
Cover / packaging your outdoor furniture
There are many options available for your outdoor furniture sets covering or packaging. Ideally, this would be good to move to a garage shed or basement is dry and sheltered your furniture. However, there are very few people have the extra space can be used to store patio furniture and other bulky items. If this is your case, there are still a large way to protect your furniture, if it must be left in the winter outdoors.
Once you have cleaned and dried, the patio furniture set and accessories, trying to consolidate the pieces to minimize space, the need to store everything. Stacking chair, remove the pad, removing any components may be damaged. Select a storage location elements as possible asylum. If feasible, the winter of your fabric, or consider them in a sealed dry storage bags or plastic bags. There are a number of commercial patio furniture covers various type of patio furniture market. These cover is usually sealed by a heavy canvas to keep moisture and protection against damage. Other options might include you set up a professional plastic film wrapped, or simply with a large tarp, you can with a rope or bungee cord fixed.
Successfully stored throughout the winter
If you have completed the cleaning and covering the steps listed above, you may feel very comfortable, and know that will safely take care of your outdoor furniture in the winter to. Sometimes, it can help the icing or snow brush, to prevent any leakage or transfer, can allow water to penetrate and destroy the furniture in your furniture. This may also be a good idea to check every once any small animal in a period of time, you may have decided to secure furniture set is a perfect home for the winter.
While it may be time, wool socks and hot cocoa trading your slippers and sunscreen, you can look forward to a successful summer transition to the next year, garden furniture, has been carefully preserved.