Ways to weatherproof outdoor furniture

Wicker outdoor furniture can add personality to a yard or patio. If you want to enjoy your outdoor furniture for many years, then you should follow this guide as to how to weatherproof your outdoor wicker furniture.

Keeping outdoor wicker furniture clean is a good way to keep it safe from the harmful elements of the weather. It can be cleaned using the bristle brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner, which will remove dust and dirt from the surface of the furniture.

Painting outdoor wicker furniture is another way to protect it from damaging weather. Paint should be reapplied every three years. You can apply two coats of marine varnish in order to make furniture waterproof.

Tung oil can be applied to make outdoor furniture resistant to water. It should be applied by using a soft cloth when the furniture is first put outside and reapplied at the end of the season before the furniture is put away.

Covers can help to protect outdoor wicker furniture from damaging sun rays, heavy rains, or strong winds. This will help to prevent water from splashing up and damaging the furniture. During the winter season, it is a good idea to bring the outdoor wicker furniture inside for storage in order to protect it from the snow, frost, and ice. All these elements are responsible for ruining the paint and varnish of furniture.

These options will help you maintain the beauty and durability of outdoor furniture, so that all your efforts in weatherproofing your furniture prove to be worth the effort.

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