Check for Damage
First step? Check for any obvious damage. Do you have broken pieces? Chipped paint? Missing cushions? This where we are going to dig in and get our hands dirty and we prep for summer and make our space the envy of everyone we know.
As you start setting up your patio for summer, take the time to inspect each piece from all angles. This means not only looking them over from the top, but also taking a very close look at what is happening behind the scenes. What do we mean by that? Pretty simple, you’ve got to flip it over and check out the bottom. Look for any legs, supports or seats that are bent, cracked, rusted or any other defect that could affect your structural integrity.
See anything glaring? Then it’s time to move to the next step!
Fix the Big Stuff
Now, about those defects. Time to fix them!
Are they caused by sun damage? Then here are some great tips to help you get started. Or perhaps they were caused by age, weather or simply being used and enjoyed? Whatever the issue, take the time now to repair what you can.
If you are unable to complete these repairs on your own, then consider working with a company like Guardsman. We are dedicated to helping our customers repair and preserve their favorite pieces for years to come. After all, it took time and effort to find the perfect pieces for your space. So our goal is to help you enjoy them!
Keep it Clean
Once your furniture is repaired, it’s ready for the next step. Cleaning! (Everyone’s favorite, right?!?!) But don’t feel like this is time spent in vain. Cleaning your furniture is actually one of the best ways to preserve it.
Believe it or not, dirt and debris can cause long term and sometimes irreparable damage. Tiny particles can work their way down into the cracks of your furniture and damage it from the inside out. This same debris can ruin cushions, reduce the integrity of your paint and even cause discoloration.
So…we clean. Depending on the type of furniture you have will outline the steps you need to take. But if you have questions, just reach out. Our team stands ready to help you find the exact mix of solutions you need to give your patio furniture new life.