Cleaning the Patio Chairs

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In few of our previous posts, we discussed about the latest styles available in terms of patio furniture, especially the patio chairs for your outdoors. In addition, we also guided you through our posts that how to choose the best patio chairs for enhancing the ambiance of your home. In this article, we would be discussing another important factor regarding patio chairs i.e., their cleaning. Most of the commercial cleansers are much abrasive to be used for the patio chairs. However, you can clean your furniture without any scratching or dulling of the surface by following the methods compiled in this article.


Are you patio chairs looking dingy? Before you dispose them off, try washing them with some mild detergent blended with half cup of bleach in 1 gallon of water. Take a soft cloth and dip it in the solution. Gently rub the chairs and then again wash them with mild water. Dry them completely. Bleach is one of the most common and probably the cheapest method for cleaning your patio furniture.


If you are living in the region having hot and humid climate, you must have encountered the problem of mildew growth on the wooden deck and your patio chairs bottom. Before you eventually consider using bleach, go for the following vinegar based cleaning tips:

-Fill a recycled spray bottle with the some full strength vinegar and sprinkle wherever you see any mildew growth. The stain is helpful in cleaning most of the surfaces and vinegar also keeps it away from the mildew growth further.

-Remove mildew from wood patio chairs and wood decks by sponging them off with the solution containing a cup of ammonia, half cup vinegar, and ¼ cup og baking soda. Mix all in 1 gallon of water and use tooth brush to clean patio chairs corners and other right spaces.

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