How to care for your woven resin garden furniture and renovate it to make it last longer

Throughout the year, your garden furniture at woven resin allows you to enjoy fine weather outdoors, while adding an elegant touch to your terrace or garden. To preserve its aesthetic appeal and ensure its longevity, it's essential to maintain it well and carry out regular renovation operations. Learn how to maintain and renovate your woven resin garden furniture, so that it remains impeccable despite the elements and the passage of time.

Regular cleaning: the key to impeccable woven-resin garden furniture

Clean with soapy water and a sponge

The first step in keeping your woven resin garden furniture in good condition is to carry out a maintenance check. cleaning with a simple and regular sponge and soapy water. Here's how it works:

  1. Mix a little washing-up liquid with a bucket of warm water;
  2. Soak a soft sponge in soapy water and gently scrub all the surfaces of your garden furniture;
  3. Rinse thoroughly with clean water;
  4. Dry each component with a clean cloth and leave to air-dry in a ventilated area.

Tips: for hard-to-reach areas, you can use a soft toothbrush. This technique is preferable to high-pressure cleaning, which can damage the braided resin.

Remove stubborn stains with white vinegar

For tougher stains, the white vinegar is an ally of choice. You can use it pure or diluted, depending on the intensity of the stain. Apply it to the affected surface with a sponge or soft cloth and rub until the stain disappears. Finally, rinse with clean water and dry thoroughly.

Renovate your living room in woven resin for an always impeccable look

Structure sanding for in-depth renovation

Over time, the paint on the metal structure that makes up the base of your woven resin garden furniture can chip and lose its shine. To make it look like new again, you can sand the structure and apply a new coat of paint:

  1. Dismantle the metal part(s) of your garden furniture;
  2. Carefully sand each piece with medium sandpaper (120 grit) to remove paint residues and other imperfections;
  3. Clean the surface with a cloth dampened with slightly soapy water to remove dust, then leave to dry;
  4. Apply a special metal undercoat in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations;
  5. Once the undercoat is dry, apply two coats of satin or gloss metal paint, respecting the drying time between each coat;
  6. When the paint is completely dry, reassemble your garden furniture.

Don't forget to protect your floors and work surfaces before embarking on these operations.

Repairing damaged braided resin elements

If some strands of woven resin break or tear, it is possible to repair them:

  1. Collect similar braided resin strands from the manufacturer or from a specialist store;
  2. Carefully remove any damaged strands, taking care not to damage the braid further;
  3. Braid new strands to replace those you have removed;
  4. Secure the ends of the new strands with a hot glue gun or special braided resin adhesive.

This technique requires a little patience and skill, but it will give your garden furniture an even, well-groomed appearance.

Protect your woven-resin garden furniture to extend its lifespan

To best preserve your woven resin garden furniture, remember to :

  • Move or cover your furniture in the event of severe weather (heat, frost, torrential rain...);
  • Air cushions regularly and store them indoors if possible when not in use;
  • Installing a protective cover on your furniture when you go on vacation or during the winter.

By following these tips, your woven resin garden furniture will remain as beautiful as on its first day, and you'll be able to enjoy it with peace of mind for many years to come.

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