To get in shape when the spring is around the corner, outdoor furniture could use further care and cleaning after taken out from the storage. Learn these tips to cleaning and caring for metal garden bench and furniture.
If metal garden bench is taken care of properly, it can last a lifetime and the sturdiest material for outdoor furniture is known to be metal. We mostly use varnish, paint, or powder coating to finish and avoid corrosion of metal outdoor furniture. Aluminum can oxidize though causing cavity and dread the finish, while it doesn’t rust prefect to place in regions near salt water.
Use detergent-free, mild soap and water using a sponge or cloth to clean metal garden bench and then dry by wiping with clean cloth. You may scratch the finish cleaning using harsh cleaners or scrubbers exposing the metal causing rust so avoid them. Use an abrasive-free multi-use cleaner or window cleaner for embedded dust.
See for scratches or any mark of corrosion when cleaning, particularly at furniture edges. Prevent rust by applying paint to scratches. Use fine-grit sandpaper to sand developing rust or mold lightly and spray touch-up rust-resistant paint. Keep away from alkaline product to eliminate of dull from aluminum metal garden bench as they cause oxidation but use a mixture of water and white vinegar instead.
Use a soft brush or cloth when working a light cleaning, sweeping surfaces to start all the time. If additional care and cleaning is considered necessary, start thorough cleaning. The ideal solution is dish soap or detergent-free liquid soap when it comes to cleaning metal garden bench. You won’t harm surrounding area and your furniture when cleaning. Use white vinegar and water mixture for stubborn stains and mold. You should clean Sunscreens and bird droppings as soon as the stain occurs as mostly damaging and permanent mark and rust may start as they sit longer.