Teak For High End Patio Furniture
High end patio furniture – Teak is a type of hardwood that is robust and weather resistant. This makes it a popular material that is often used for outdoor furniture. The teak can come in two styles: finished and. Finished teak also becomes vitreous and easily discolored over time, but weathering will take much longer to affect the color of teak. Either style can handle years of outdoor use, making teak a wise investment.
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Rinse the high end patio furniture thoroughly before use to moisten teak, which will make the scrubbing process easier. Pour a gallon of hot water and 1/4 cup of detergent in a bucket. Dip a soft shed brush into the bucket and scrub the furniture. Scrub with the grain in teak, and continue until you have cleaned the entire furniture. Rinse the furniture one last time, and sit in direct sunlight until it is dry.
If you are ready teak apply a layer of shine on the high end patio furniture. Use a finish that is safe for outdoor wood. Paint shine on furniture with a brush, with long; even brush strokes that run in the direction of the wood fibers. Allow the finish to dry completely. For unfinished teak, skip this step. For both finished and unfinished teak, apply a layer of waterproof sealant to the furniture. Allow the joint to dry completely. Apply an extra layer to give teak a longer period of wear.
Tips and warnings
Polish teak regularly with teak oil, available on any hardware or grocery store. Pour about 1 teaspoon. Of oil on a cleaning cloth and rub it in the teak. This works well for both finished and unfinished teak.