The garden furniture is constantly exposed to the action of atmospheric agents and to be stored for a long time in the best way needs a good maintenance to be carried out periodically with scrupulous attention. By following this guide you will be able to take care of and keep your furniture from garden to perfection.

As far as the furniture made ​​of natural material such as wood or rattan you can wash it occasionally with a damp sponge soaked in a solution of water and mild soap. Gently rub all surfaces and if there are special decorative inserts used a toothbrush with soft bristles to thoroughly detergent also the less accessible parts. After thoroughly clean the table, sofas, armchairs and chairs Rinse it with water and then expose them to the sun as it dries but not during the hottest hours of the day because the intensity of the sun’s rays could create deep rifts it wood. Obviously, these operations must be carried out during the summer otherwise the high rate of humidity and overcast would prevent the furniture to dry quickly and will help create harmful molds.


As soon as the furnishings are completely dry you can polish with a special vegetable oil protective waterproofing the surface and give you a renewed look good. To strengthen the effect of polishing pass a clean cotton cloth on the oiled surface after twenty-four hours. However, if the furniture is quite old and has some large areas of discoloration is better navigable with the very fine grit sandpaper and polish the whole thing at a later time with a transparent water-based paint. The maintenance of the furniture made ​​of plastics instead be performed in another way. Plastics exposed to direct sunlight tend to deteriorate quite rapidly and so it would be appropriate to cover the furniture from garden during the hottest hours of the day with towels heavy not allow light or will attenuate the intensity.

They can be washed occasionally with a cloth soaked in water in which you have dissolved a small amount of detergent for dishes After rinsing, let them dry in a ventilated place sheltered from the sun or to speed up you can wipe the surface with a damp soft sponge. If the table has a glass top is simply cleaned with commercially clean water and alcohol and if it is just natural stone wash with water only metal stems of the table must be protected from rising damp if they are exposed to rest directly on the turf with rubber feet may otherwise oxidize rather quickly The ideal would be to place the table on a tiled surface, but if it is not possible for various reasons you may from time to so apply a coat of anti-rust paint to the whole structure after it has been sanded so accurately.