Wicker furniture has always been hugely popular, thanks to the fact that it looks great, is incredible durable and is multi-functional.
However, even the best wicker conservatory furniture can start to look a little worn after a while. If yours is starting to show some signs of wear and tear, you can easily get it back into perfect condition by showing it a little TLC.
Here’s how to get your furniture back into great shape:
1) Wash and dry wicker carefully
Wicker furniture needs to be gently wiped down with a damp cloth once a week to remove dust and debris from the weave. During the drying process, you must ensure no one uses the furniture until it’s completely dry, otherwise the weave may come out of place or be accidentally reshaped.
2) Protect wicker from direct sunlight
Just like rattan, wicker can be bleached if left in direct sunlight. One of the easiest ways to prevent this is to ensure your sofas and chairs are placed in shady areas of the room or, if you’re certain you would like to place them in the conservatory of by a window, you can make use of throws and scatter cushions.
3) Polish and varnish wicker furniture
You can polish and varnish your wicker furnishings every so often to increase their durability and shine, so they’ll last for longer and look great at the same time. Lemon oil makes a great polish, while specially-made varnish can also be used.
Whether you want to get your three-piece furniture set or a small wicker basket back to its heyday, these handy tips are sure to help.
Do you have any other advice for rejuvenating older wicker furniture?