Get all the information you need for furniture care, fabric care and teak refinishing. Outdoor living and entertaining has always been a favorite during warm weather. The selection of materials and styles for your patio, deck, backyard or garden furniture is as varied as ever.
Teak is the premium natural material for outdoor furniture. Teak is an extremely durable hardwood. It requires very little care to preserve its good looks and integrity over decades of use. It is also a material of natural beauty that displays a wide variation of rich grain and color, ranging from light honey gold to deep chocolate brown. The natural growth process ensures endless variation so that no two pieces will ever be exactly alike in grain and color.
Periodic cleaning of frames is recommended. Simply wash with mild soap and rinse thoroughly. DO NOT use any kind of wax, abrasive materials or strong detergents on textured finishes.Frame Touch Up Instructions
Should your frames require minor finish touch ups, follow these easy instructions:
Touch up applications should be limited to as small an area as necessary to repair the damage. Be sure to use a left to right motion when touching up to feather the touch up into the established finish area. Wait until paint is very dry before determining if an additional coat is needed.
Our manufacturers produce contemporary outdoor furniture using both 304 and 316 grade stainless steel. 316 grade stainless steel is often referred to as "marine grade" stainless steel and is much harder also more resistant to corrosion than 304 grade. Both grades; however, still requires some maintenance to preserve its finish. The more extreme the environment, the more frequent should be the maintenance.
All high-quality outdoor Sunbrella fabrics features a soil- and stain-resistant finish that makes cleaning a breeze. Spot wash by sponging briskly with a soapy solution of mild soap in lukewarm water. Rinse thoroughly with clean water to remove soap and air dry. You can also clean the cover in your washing machine, however do not use your dryer. After the wash cycle, simply put the damp cover back on the frame on the umbrella and let air dry. Solution-dyed acrylic does not promote mildew growth. However, mildew may grow on dirt and other foreign substances that are not removed from the fabric. Simply wash your cover to remove mildew.
Sling products are created from select fabrics, which are stretched on to the furniture frame providing a firm, yet very comfortable seating experience. The sling furniture product line is a very popular choice and has several unique advantages, primarily associated with its care and maintenance.
Download the Sling Care PDF file for sling cleaning and care instructions. You're always welcome to email or call us for additional information. Should your outdoor furniture fabric ever replacing, please contact us at 404-525-1995 as most of our manufacturers offer replacement all-weather fabric options for most of their collections.