If you have an outside space then you need outdoor furniture. The two elements go hand-in-hand because it is inevitable that you’ll want to sit in your yard and appreciate it. You may even want to do some entertaining.
Choosing the right outdoor furniture can be difficult. You’ll need to consider comfort, the amount of spaces you need, how it’s going to be used, and a variety of other issues. It can often be a process of trial and error.
Of course, when it takes time to find the perfect item it can be annoying when it starts to deteriorate and needs to be replaced. The good news is that you can invest in your outdoor furniture and keep it for much longer.
It’s better for the environment and your wallet.
If your outdoor furniture is starting to look battered and in need of some serious love, you’ll probably want to get the professionals in furniture restorations to take a look. It’s amazing what can be achieved.
Professional restorers will be able to replace damaged and rotting sections of wood, reupholstery seats where necessary, and refinish the item to make it look new.
Although this process costs it is often cheaper than buying a new set. You get the added advantage that you know how comfortable and practical your existing furniture is.
The great thing is that it doesn’t matter if your furniture is wood, metal, or even plastic, it can be fully restored.
Metal furniture is easy to sand, ensuring all traces of rust are removed. If pieces are too badly corroded then they can be cut out and a new piece can be welded into position.
The whole piece can then be painted or, preferably, powder-coated. This won’t just make it look like new, it will help to protect it from the elements for many more years.
Wood furniture generally suffers from fade and it can start to rot, especially if left out in all weathers. Rotten wood can’t be repaired, but it can be replaced. The damaged section is cut out and a new piece is inserted to match the original design.
The item can then be stained to make it like new again.
Wicker is surprisingly easy to repair as damaged sections are removed and then replaced with new pieces of wicker. Even plastic furniture can be repaired with pieces of plastic and the appropriate solvent. Of course, plastic furniture tends to be cheaper it is usually cheaper to purchase new instead of repairing old.
Maintenance of Outdoor furniture
Once you have had your item restored by the professionals it’s important to maintain it. That means using covers to keep the sun and the rain off the furniture. You should also clean them regularly, polish them, and if necessary re-stain items.
The better protected the material the harder it is for it to rust or rot, ensuring it will last for many more years in your yard. Of course, the fact that your restorations reduce environmental impact is merely a happy bonus.