Cleaning tips: How to Keep Your Patio Sling Chairs Shining

Regular cleaning is the key to keep your outdoor furniture shining. If you aren't very good at maintaining a schedule you should clean your patio sling chairs at least four times a year with an interval of three months.

Patio sling chairs are very low maintenance and just the smallest bit of effort will save you a lot of time & energy. However, sometimes the easiest tasks are simply ignored. To help you out we've gathered some of the latest cleaning tips and tricks that will help you to clean your patio sling chairs. 


Dust and other debris are likely to gather on any furniture. If you are a regular cleaner then the best thing to do is - to wipe with a clean cloth dampened with a mixture of water and a mild dishwashing detergent every few weeks. This will protect you furniture form getting tough stains and maintain the appearance & functionality of your patio sling chairs.


Rain and humidity can often leave outdoor furniture damp and prone to the development of mold and mildew on the surface. To remove the mold from chair, first spray with a hose to rinse. Then scrub with a brush and be careful in case you rub too hard, it can leave permanent marks. Take extra care while cleaning the edges as it can result in tearing the sling.


Bleach, ammonia, chlorine and other harsh abrasives can damage the ultraviolet protection of the slings and cause them to fade prematurely. Therefore, in order to maintain a long life of your patio sling chairs choose your cleaning chemicals cautiously and select a mild one. Also be careful not to keep your furniture wet for a long time as this could decolourize the slings.


After extended use, your patio furniture may develop stains which cannot be removed using general methods. You'll have to take a more agressive cleaning approach using harsh chemical products. However, if you use powerful cleaners to revitalize your patio furniture it can have two outcomes: either it will restore your furniture or you will need to change the slings.

So, think carefully before you start, or give it a whirl safe in the knowledge that we sell replacement patio chair slings made to order. 

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