In Akron, Northeast

Spring Cleaning Porch Furniture

With spring right around the corner, this is a great time to developing a great plan for cleaning the porch furniture.

Tip for Cleaning Porch Furniture

Being exposed to harsh weather and continuous dirt will gradually reduce the shine of porch furniture,  In addition, the winter can really leave the porch furniture dingy and dirty.

Following are some ways you can follow to clean porch furniture:

Metal Furniture:
Spray the metal furniture with a cleaner made for this task.  After an Ohio winter, cleaning with warm water and a cloth is not enough.  There are many products made for this job.  But you can also use a pressure washer or bleach and water.

Plastic furniture:
Simply spray the cleaner on it. And wipe down with the sponge or cloth. If necessary add vinegar and lemon juice for any stains. In the end, wipe it with a wet cloth and allow it to dry.

Cushions:
Cushions should always be brought in for the winter.  But if they have been left outside, you can clean tme to get them ready for Spring and Summer.  You can create a great cleaning mixture with basic household products. In a bucket of warm water, mix:
• Dishwashing detergent                               
• Borax
Mix one tablespoon each of the dishwashing detergent and borax in warm water. Make a dilute solution. Dip a sponge or microfiber cloth. Scrub the sponge from all the sides of the cushion. For best results, air dry in the sun.

Canvas seats:
Some porch furniture are made with with removable canvas. The removable canvas can be washed by the washing machine. If you can’t put them in a washing machine, you can use the method used for cushions.

Other preventive measures which you use to keep your porch furniture clean:
• Prevent your furniture from the rain and keep it under the shed.
• During winters, you may put them in the garage or under some shed during the night.
• Use waterproof covers to cover them when they are not in use.
• While washing or cleaning, must read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

 

Are you looking for professional cleaning service in Akron, Ohio?  Please give us a call at (330) 477-0801

 

 

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