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Patio Furniture Tips

posted Aug 10, 2012, 11:56 AM by Jacklina Dim   [ updated Nov 19, 2013, 10:45 AM ]

When the time comes to put store away your garden patio furniture for the winter you want to make sure that you use good quality patio furniture covers. Even if you store your furniture in a shed or garage you will want the added protection that the covers will give you. There are a few important things to do before you store away your patio furniture. First you should make sure all of your patio furniture is clean including the cushions. You should also make sure they are completely dry before covering them. Otherwise they may become damp and moldy. The same is true for your patio umbrella. You will want to clean up your barbeque grill and cover it also. 

Metal patio furniture is a good choice for your patio or outdoor space. It is attractive and durable and if maintained properly it will last a lifetime. You should use patio covers on the pieces between uses and when putting away for the winter to give them protection from the elements. Even though metal furniture can withstand the elements you should cover it when not in use. During the months that you use your patio furniture you can purchase covers that will cover an entire table along with the chairs pushed in. This makes it convenient when you use your table and chairs often to dine or entertain. Instead of individual covers you would have to take off you just have one cover to put over the entire dining set. 

Another way to make your metal outdoor patio furniture lost longer is to apply a paste wax to it after you have thoroughly cleaned it. The wax gives you excellent protection from rust and make your furniture stay looking new. Patio Covers protect your outdoor patio furniture from the elements, such as wind, rain and the sun. Covers will also protect your  garden patio furniture  from dust and sand so all you have to do is take off the covers and relax in your outdoor living space. Patio Furniture covers will also protect your furniture from animals. Sometimes you might not realize that your outdoor furniture is being used by your dog. A cover will protect your chairs and loveseats from being covered with fleas, dog hair and dirt. Covers will also protect your outdoor furniture from cats. Cats especially like to scratch on wicker, rattan and teakwood furniture. A cover that fits properly and securely over your furniture will protect it from a cat's sharp claws. 

If you cover your outdoor furniture you will save yourself some time and extra work when you are getting ready to entertain. You won't have to take time to scrub and vacuum your outdoor chairs, lounges and loveseats. All you have to do is take off the covers and you are ready for a fun filled barbeque. No matter what type of outdoor furniture you have, whether it is teakwood, metal or wicker you will want to cover it up when not in use to prolong the life of it. Patio Covers will make it simple and easy for you to keep your outdoor living space clean and appealing.

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