In a humid climate, mildew and mold may buildup on your outdoor furniture. It can grow ugly mold and mildew on furniture and cushions left outdoors with humidity on them as the spores are established in the air. It depends on the material in the cushion when it comes to the cleaning solution you decide to eliminate mold from patio cushions and outdoor furniture. You may use crueler chemicals for plastic and vinyl furniture while special deterrents are required for cloth-type outdoor sofa cushions.
Vinyl and Plastic
With rubber gloves worn, oxygen bleach 2 tablespoons, a gentle dishwashing detergent 1/4 cup and mix water a gallon in a bucket to hose down vinyl and plastic padded furniture and outdoor sofa cushion. For stubborn mold stains, wash them in household bleach 1 cup and water a gallon and allow them dry. To help it easy to clean someday and stop filth and stain from sticking to the furniture, rub car polish and paste wax to protect the cushions and furniture.
Create a solution of detergent 2 cups, water 1 gallon, and bleach 1 cup to clean resin furniture. Use a soft-bristled brush to Scrub it completely. The bleach can dull cloth cushions so, unless they are white, do not use the bleach solution. Mix ammonia 1 cup and water 1 cup to clean cloth cushions. Put a white cloth of lint-free into the mixture and blob the moldy part on the cushion until the liquid is engrossed. Recap up to the blemish vanishes and then wash and splotch dry. Dry outdoor sofa cushions under the sun.
Synthetic Outdoor Textiles
A synthetic oil-based or acrylic piece is used in many of the outdoor furnishings fabrics. Mold still develops if the furniture becomes and keeps wet though mold-proof material is used on some of furniture and replacement outdoor sofa cushions. You can remove the mold with a solution of detergent 2 cups, water a gallon of, and household bleach 1 cup. Pour it into a spray bottle after completely combine the solution. Sprig the molded parts and leave it for half hour. Use a cloth, gentle-bristled brush, or sponge to scrub and use clean water to wash. Dry it under the sun.
Wicker and Wood Furniture
Create solution of water, ammonia, baking soda, and vinegar to clean painted or unfinished wood furniture. Brush the mold-affected area with a cloth, sponge, or soft-bristled. Create solution of ammonia and water to clean mold on wicker furniture with a softened toothbrush. Use clean water to rinse furniture. Dry it under the sun to kill the mold on outdoor sofa cushions.