How to Preserve Outdoor Cloth Furniture From Fading

Even weather-resistant cloth furniture that’s intended for the outside fades finally. Fabrics that retain their color look newer and much more inviting, not dull, worn or badly maintained. The sunlight is partially to blame, however, other factors play a part in color loss. Your options to prolong your fabric’s appearance may be simpler than you think.

Guarding of this Cloth

Weather-guard spray increases fabric longevity and decreases fading. Implement it to wash cloth bi-weekly or as directed on the label. Vacuum your furniture before washing it to remove dirt or dust, which can grind or break cloth fibers and lead to loss of color. Wipe your outdoor furniture with a clean sponge and bucket of warm water and a little liquid laundry soap rinse it well to remove the suds and dirt, using a garden hose.

Sun Block for Outdoor Furniture

Blocking the sun in the outside furniture — at least during the hottest hours — could prolong its color. Put it in a shady area, like under a shade tree or the roof of a covered deck, or shelter it with tepid, ultraviolet-protective furniture covers. Store outdoor furniture at a shed through the cooler months when it is not in use or anytime before you leave on a holiday. Keep damaging body lotions and oils off chairs by laying towels over them before sitting down.

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