Clean and Care
At SoPoly, we suggest performing regular seasonal maintenance on your outdoor furniture and accessories to enhance the appearance and longevity of your investment. We have outlined a few steps below that will help you achieve optimal results.
- Mild soap or detergent
- Warm water
- Soft bristle brush
- Garden hose with spray nozzle
- Microfiber cloth
- Pressure Washing
1. Prepare the Cleaning Solution
- Fill a bucket with warm water.
- Add a small amount of mild soap or detergent. Do not use abrasive or harsh chemicals.
2. Remove Cushions and Accessories
- Remove any cushions, pillows, or other accessories from your outdoor furniture.
3. Rinse the Furniture
- Use a garden hose with a spray nozzle to thoroughly rinse the furniture. This removes loose dirt and debris.
4. Scrub the Surface
- Dip a soft bristle brush or cloth into the warm soapy water.
- Gently scrub all surfaces, paying extra attention to any stained or dirty areas.
- For stubborn stains, repeat the process.
- Once you've cleaned the furniture, rinse it thoroughly with clean water using the hose.
6. Dry Your Furniture
- Wipe down the furniture with a clean, dry microfiber cloth to remove excess moisture.
- Leave the furniture in an open area to air dry completely.
7. Clean and Replace Cushions
- While your furniture is drying, clean any cushions or accessories following their care instructions.
- Once everything is dry, place the cushions and accessories on your furniture.
- Regularly clean your outdoor furniture and accessories to prevent dirt buildup.
- Store cushions and accessories in a dry, cool place when not in use. Cushion covers may be spot cleaned with warm soapy water and left to dry.
- Use furniture covers to protect your pieces during extended periods of non-use or inclement weather.
By following these simple steps, you will continue to enjoy your outdoor furniture for years to come.