admin. patio & garden. April 13th , 2018.
Wicker furniture looks awesome not only inside our house but also outside. When we put wicker furniture like wicker chairs in the middle of our garden or backyard, we’ll create beautiful view. The natural wicker furniture blends perfectly with the nature around it. If you have purchased wicker furniture but it doesn’t belong outside, you can weatherproof the furniture and use it outside. Are you interested to weatherproof the wicker furniture? Follow the guides below.
The main key you must remember to keep your wicker furniture durable even though you’ll use it outside is cleaning the furniture from wicker regularly. By keeping the furniture clean regularly, you will keep the furniture safe especially from the weather’s harmful elements. How to keep outdoor wicker furniture clean? There are some ways you can do like cleaning the furniture using bristle brush attachment on vacuum cleaner, either the standard one or portable one. Bristle brush eases you removing the dirt and dust from your furniture’s surfaces.
We can also use solution of oil based soap and water to clean your outdoor wicker furniture. But make sure that the soap you use to clean the furniture made from wicker is the right one that’s suitable to wooden flooring or wooden furniture. After cleaning, you must make sure the furniture is completely dry. If the furniture is dry, you can move to the next step.
Now, you can move to the next step: painting your outdoor wicker furniture. Yes, painting the wicker furniture will help protect the wicker furniture from the weather that can damage the furniture. Just pick special paint types that are specially designed for the outdoor wicker furniture. And then make sure you cover your furniture’s all surface areas. All surface areas are including the seats, arms, underside, bottom, and top of your wicker furniture. This isn’t enough; you must remember to reapply the paint once per three years.
To waterproof your incredible wicker furniture, apply at least double coats of the marine varnish. The best time to apply marine varnish is after you complete painting your wicker furniture. But if you love the color of your natural wicker furniture, you can skip the painting step and apply marine varnish at least three times. Reapply marine varnish once per two years to keep the furniture waterproof.
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Description: Wicker furniture looks natural, warm, and beautiful. If your wicker furniture will be used outside, you must follow our guides first before you weatherproof the furniture.
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