Rattan Lounge Set is designed to be left outside and exposed to the elements, but it isn’t invulnerable. Over time, wicker can get dirty and weather-damaged, which is why it’s so important to clean on a semi-regular basis. In this guide, we’ve shared how to clean wicker furniture using a few common-sense techniques, which will ensure that your pieces stay in excellent condition.
Key Steps for Cleaning Wicker:Determine the type of wicker you are cleaning.
Select the best method for the type of wicker to avoid damaging your furniture.
Dry your wicker with a fan, or hairdryer – or outside in the sun, if the weather permits – do not leave wicker wet for too long as mould or mildew could develop.
By its very nature, wicker Insahre furniture can be tough to clean. It has multiple small crevices and is therefore liable to harbour dirt. But like all frequently used household items, furniture like wicker chairs should be regularly cleaned. This can be time intensive, but it’s well worth the effort to preserve its natural beauty and hardiness.
First, determine the type of wicker furniture you own. It’s important to know which type of wicker you have, because you may need to treat it differently. Wicker furniture falls into three broad categories: natural, synthetic, or a combination. If you own natural wicker furniture, it will likely be made of reed or paper. Natural wicker is generally less durable than synthetic wicker, because natural wicker often requires sealing and varnishing while synthetic wicker does not.
How to paint rattan furniture
We find that the easiest method is to use spray-paint. Clean the item and let it dry. First, apply a thin primer coat, and then 2-3 thin layers of your chosen colour. Be sure to allow the paint plenty of time to dry between coats.
Caring for Wicker Furniture
The best way to care for both natural and resin wicker patio furniture is to keep it clean and dry. Vacuum it periodically with a brush attachment to remove dust and pollen, as needed. Keeping wicker clean extends its life because dust and other organic material can easily collect in the crevices of the weave and cause mildew, which leads to a breakdown of fiber and eventual decay (of natural wicker). For the same reason, it's also important to clean up spills and stains as quickly as possible.
Although most wicker patio furniture is designed to stay outdoors year-round, it can become brittle in very cold weather and more elastic when it is very hot. As a result, using the furniture during very cold or hot weather can lead to premature wear. Also, excessively damp weather can lead to mildew, particularly with natural wicker.
All wicker patio furniture will last longer and retain its color best if it is kept under a patio roof or other cover and is not exposed to direct sunlight. Sunlight can damage natural wicker fibers and cause unraveling or cracking, and it is hard on paint. Resin wicker also is damaged by direct sun, despite what manufacturers may claim; sunlight damages all plastic.
If your furniture is not protected by an overhead shelter, you can extend its life by covering it or moving it to a more protected spot during wet weather and when the temperature is very hot or very cold.
A regular clean keeps cane furniture looking great and remaining strong; with these tips, you can handle the task with ease. If you require more information, then please feel free to contact Modern Leisure Chair Manufacturer Inshare Furniture(Zhejiang) Co., Ltd or visit our site: https://www.insharefurniture.com/product/plastic-sofa-set/leisure-lounge-set.html