How to Cleaning and Maintain Rattan Furniture

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We pride ourselves on the excellent reputation for quality and durability so your Outdoor Lounge Set will be a good investment for years to come. In order for your patio sets to stay looking clean and fresh, each material requires different furniture care processes to ensure it looks good for you and your guests. Read our tips to clean, maintain and store your outdoor rattan furniture.

Cleaning Natural Wicker Furniture

Vacuum natural wicker regularly, using a brush attachment to remove dust from the crevices. If it is heavily soiled and vacuuming is not enough, spot-clean the wicker with a solution of mild dish detergent and warm water, using a sponge or an old toothbrush. Rinse with a clean, damp sponge or rag. Allow the furniture to dry completely before using it. Never sit on damp wicker furniture because putting any weight on it could cause it to sag. Also, failing to let the material dry completely can promote mildew growth.

Cleaning Resin Wicker Furniture

You can use the same cleaning methods for natural wicker on resin wicker, vacuuming with a brush attachment and spot-cleaning with a sponge or toothbrush, dish soap, and water. But if your resin wicker gets really dirty, or it's full of dust after the offseason, you can give it a deep cleaning by hosing it down. If necessary, rinse it with a hose, then scrub it with a soft brush and soapy water, then rinse again with the hose. Let with wicker dry thoroughly before using the furniture.

How to Maintain Rattan Furniture

You don’t need any fancy cleaning products to keep your rattan garden furniture spick and span. Some dishwashing detergent, a bowl of warm water, a soft cloth, a toothbrush and some lacquer are all you need to maximise your furniture’s longevity.

Add some dish detergent into a bowl of water and stir to create bubbles.

Dip a soft cloth into the bubbles only and wipe the rattan. The moisture cleans the rattan without over wetting it, causing damage.

Use an old toothbrush to get into the cracks and crevices.

Allow to dry and then apply a coat of lacquer with a paintbrush for added protection. Use boiled linseed oil to restore any cracks. If you do use linseed oil, make sure it is boiled and not raw as this will not dry.

To remove tough stains, apply the detergent and scrub with more water than stated above. If the rattan is quite wet, use a hair dryer to help it dry quicker or leave it out in the sun.

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 Leisure Chair Manufacturer Inshare Furniture(Zhejiang) Co., Ltd or visit our website

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