We usually refer dining tables, chairs, swings, deck chairs, gazebos to a garden furniture. As a rule, they are made of natural materials. During operation and environmental impact, the paintwork is inevitably erased, tarnished, chipped and scratched. In order to maximize the service life of your garden furniture, it is necessary to periodically make minor repairs or complete renovation of the paintwork.
Preparation of garden furniture for painting
To refresh the appearance of wooden furniture and extend its service life, it must first be cleaned. For this purpose, you can use a sponge, cotton cloth or a brush with stiff bristles, which will help remove dried dirt and mold. It is recommended to clean very dirty furniture without using a lot of water, in addition, the direction in which the wood fibers grew should be observed. Allow the garden furniture to dry completely before proceeding.
Many gardens have metal or sometimes plastic garden furniture. It can also be restored by applying a new coat of paint. To prepare garden furniture made of aluminium for painting, it is first necessary to clean its surface from dirt, oils and grease, using special metal care products, as well as water and a soft cloth.
We begin painting: how to achieve the best results?
After the garden furniture is cleaned and dried, it’s time to paint it. This task is usually performed outdoors, so it is necessary to ensure that the weather conditions are suitable for carrying out the planned activities. Not only the painting conditions are important, but also the accessories used. If you want the result to be as you planned, use high-quality tools, including brushes and other accessories. Mix the paint thoroughly before painting to ensure a uniform coating. Always carefully read the manufacturer’s instructions for the use and storage of paint.