When summer arrives, if you are like
most of us, it is the time to be outdoors with family
and friends. It is the season of picnics, barbecues,
camping, days at the beach, and vacations. Woodstock
Hardware has a wide variety of products and technical
expertise to help you maintain and improve your oudoor
living space and enhance your time spent oudoors.
As with the other
areas of your home, your outdoor living space will
require some routine maintenance and cleaning. This
may include cleaning your deck, a concrete or bluestone
patio, and certainly your oudoor furniture. Following
you will find a few simple guidelines to help you clean,
maintain, and protect your outdoor furniture.
After the mowing, weed wacking, weeding,
and general cleanup is complete, there is nothing more
enjoyable than having a few minutes to sit down in your
favorite outdoor chair and marvel at nature. For
this rare moment and those times you entertain you want
to keep your outdoor furniture looking its best for guests
and your own enjoyment.
However, it seems
like it is hard to do with all the wear and tear your
outdoor furniture gets thanks to the elements. Outdoor
furniture can be kept in tip top shape by taking care
of it twice a year. And if you want to minimize
this work consider getting protective covers for your
furniture when it is not being used. Here are a few tips.
the fall, you should
use your hose and a nylon brush off broom to remove
any dirt, bird droppings, pollen, or clumps of food
on your outdoor furniture. If you have metal outdoor
furniture, this is a good time to coat all exposed
metal with several coats of car wax. This will help
prevent rust from forming or the metal dulling.