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Clean Outdoor Wicker Furniture

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Wicker furniture is beautiful and comfortable, but to keep it looking nice and maintain its strength, wicker needs regular cleaning and maintenance. Find out how to keep your wicker patio furniture in tip top shape for entertaining.
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: 20-30 minutes

Here's How:

  1. General cleaning

    To do light cleaning for wicker furniture, use a soft scrub brush. For a great cleaning solution, I recommend a wood oil soap mixed with water. Be sure to rinse your furniture thoroughly.

  2. Hose down with water. Hose down your wicker furniture every few weeks to prevent a build up of dirt and debris in the crevices of the furniture.
  3. Prevent damage.

    To prevent weathering and damage, use vinyl/plastic covers over your wicker furniture. This can help extend the life of the wicker.

What You Need

  • Oil soap
  • Scrub brush
  • Water
  • Vinyl/Plastic covers
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