Patio and outdoor furniture is expensive and should be taken care of well through proper cleaning as well as maintenance. This will in turn extend the life of the furniture. It is important to clean the furniture well depending on the type of material that has been used to make it. Clean using a soft cloth which is soapy. Pressure cleaning can also be used if the furniture is very dirty. This will make the furniture have a nice appearance. The wicker furniture should be waxed so as to make it water resistant.
Wooden and fabric furniture should be kept indoors during winter. It also good to allow the cushions to dry completely so as to ensure no mold formation takes place. Using waterproof protective covers on the wooden furniture will also make it to last long. Rubberized material at the legs of the wooden furniture will ensure that they do not rot.