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Guide To Cleaning Garden Furniture Cushions

Easy-to-maintain garden furniture cushions come in a wide array of textures and colours. Colourfast durable fabrics that have been woven using solution-dyed acrylic fibres tend to be attractive to look at and very pleasant to touch.


The main benefit of this particular fabric is the fact that it is able to resist damage from mildew and weather elements.


Often, the cushion filings consist of a blend of polyester wrap and fast drying exterior grade foam. Some are purely made from polyester fibre. Many of the cleaning techniques applied to the cushions are not only simple but also quite affordable. Chlorine bleach comes in handy when dealing with tough stains.


The normal stains, debris, and dirt can easily get removed using the readily available cleaning agents.


Read the Instructions


You need to read the tags and labels to establish the filling content and fabric used on the garden furniture cushions. The fabrics typically tend to include vinyl, PVC-coated polyester, and solution-dyed acrylic.


Some of the cushion covers will have been secured using fabric fasteners or zippers while others are simply impossible to remove. You need to follow the instructions forwarded by the manufacturer. Where the cushions are missing tags and labels, check the information found on the manufacturer’s website.


Preventive Maintenance


You have to perform day-to-day maintenance for you to avoid dealing with complicated cleaning operations. Use a whisk broom to brush the cushion surface every once in a while. It helps to reduce the number of stains left behind by plant debris and visiting insects.

If the cushions are soaked by an unexpected shower, try turning them on their edges to reduce their