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How can I increase the lifespan of my outdoor furniture?Updated 2 months ago

We have a few tips and tricks below on how to care for your new outdoor furniture! A little TLC goes a long way!

Acacia Wood

To maintain the colour of your furniture it is recommended to lightly sand back your timber furniture and apply a clear sealant annually. Waxing can be done approx. once per year, oiling twice a year to maintain your acacia wood in top condition. 


Bamboo & Banana Leaf Wicker 

Restore unpainted or natural wicker to its warm glow, first use a brush to remove dust & debris, than rub it with linseed oil (available at art supply stores), and gently wipe off the excess. Let freshly-oiled chairs dry for several days before sitting on them or add cushions to keep the oil off your clothing. 


Recycled Wicker & Rope 

To remove dust, wash the furniture down with a hose or a dampened cloth or a soft bristle brush with mild soap and water. Let dry naturally. Do not use high pressure cleaners or harsh chemicals to clean. 


Outdoor Fabric 

Use a soft bristle brush to brush away any debris regularly. Wash removable outdoor cushion covers in machine on a cold cycle. Air dry in a dry warm environment before replacing 


** For outdoor furniture we recommend positioning it undercover where possible or using a furniture cover when not in use to avoid fading from prolonged sun exposure** 

NOTE: Locations close to the beach are prone to deteriorating outdoor furniture faster due to the higher content of salt in the air. Remember, a little TLC goes a long way! Keep your hardwood furniture looking its best for years to come.

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