Teak wood (and most other hard woods) is naturally highly resistant to weathering. Therefore, the furniture can be left outside all year round. By weathering the hardwood will eventually, without losing its high performance features, take on a silvery platinum color. By dehydration of the wood hairlines and cracks will be visible in the upper layer. The risk of hairline cracks is a normal process and does not have any influence on the quality.These cracks are easy to remove with sandpaper and a little waterproof wood glue.
To preserve the original color of teak is advisable one the furniture or treated twice a year with an oil sealer. An Oil sealer provides protection against fast gray weathering and aging of the wood and also offers long-lasting protection against adhesion of new pollution. The polymers make the wood waterproof, but let it ‘breathe’ and prevent it from being black. The Oil sealer Natural will give the furniture a darker, golden yellow color.
For vintage teak furniture a Oil sealer Classic is available which restores vintage look again and will give it a more chestnut color.
Weathered furniture should first be cleaned before oiled. Cleaning the furniture can be limited to twice a year to clean the furniture with warm water and soda or green soap.
We also offer a number of cleaners that can restore original condition the wood again. Use can be made of a stiff brush or a scouring pad for persistent fouling. Always scrub in the lengthwise direction of the grain.
Mind for spotty light spot or delicate surfaces when oiling the furniture. You can also protect the wood agains pollution with an protective cover. Mind that it is important that the wood is not completely closed and that there is space between the cover and the ground remains open to “breathe” the wood.
With adjustable furniture the hardware parts should be regularly checked for loosen as result of expansion and contraction of the wood due to varying weather conditions. If necessary, tightened the hardware parts hand tight.
Acacia wood is a durable hardwood from Asia, which is cultivated on plantations. Characteristic of the wood is the grain and the natural structure, the timber of each piece of furniture is unique in the field of form, structure and color.
The wood is naturally resistant to weathering. Therefore, the furniture can be left outside all year round. By weathering the wood will eventually, without losing its high performance features, take on a silvery platinum color. By dehydration of the wood getting cracks visible in the upper layer. This is a normal process and does not have any influence on the quality. Cracks are easy to remove with a wood glue and sandpaper.
Cleaning the Acacia Wood can be limited to twice a year. Clean the furniture with warm water and detergent, soda or green soap. U can use a stiff brush or a scouring pad for persistent fouling. Hereby always needs to be scrubbed in the lengthwise direction of the structure. Do not use a pressure washer. Check always the product information before attempting maintenance started.
To keep Acacia wood in shape, it’s recommended to one or the furniture to be treated twice a year with an oil sealer. An Oil sealer provides protection against fast gray weathering and aging of the wood and also offers long-lasting protection against adhesion of new pollution. The polymers make the wood waterproof, but let it breathe and prevent it from being black.
Beech wood is a relatively hard wood species and is suitable for indoor use (!). Light scratches, stains and shiny spots can be eliminated by means of sanding with fine steel wool or very fine sandpaper. This should be done in the direction of the grain and always to edit a larger plane. Then, if necessary, use the cleaning product (mat polish).
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Wicker furniture is weather resistant and can be left outside throughout the year. To protect wicker furniture it is desirable to store the furniture inside in the winter. If the furniture will stay outside, it is wise to cover the furniture to provide a protective layer by means of a Wicker Protector maintenance product and / or protect the furniture with a protective cover.
Wicker is easy to clean with lukewarm water and a soft brush, sponge or cloth, possibly with soapy water or soft soap. Avoid the use of aggressive cleaning product for your furniture such as caustic agents, all purpose cleaners or bleach. After cleaning we recommended rinsing with lukewarm tap water. For powerful cleaning of wicker, you can use a special Wicker Cleaner. This is a cleaner that simple deep ground-in dirt and stains, including green deposits, tree resin, bird and spider droppings removes braid.
A Wicker Protector acts as a powerful UV filter that prevents rapid color change, aging and weathering of wicker, textilene and vinyl and provides a long-lasting protection against adhesion of new pollution. The material remains supple and will not break even at low temperatures.
Polywood is a plastic material that is colored trhougout the material on which scratches and other minor damages can easily be removed using an abrasive sponge or abrasive paper.
Regularly clean Polywood furniture with a Polywood Cleaner or Protector to ensure that dirt does not penetrates deep into the pores and cracks plastics, so that the garden furniture stays in optimal condition longer. Polywood Cleaner is a powerful cleaner that easily withdrawn deep dirt, water, wine and grease stains removes polywood.
Polywood can also be protected by treating it with a PolyWood protector. This is a protector that prevents attaching of pollution and light scratches to appear on polywood. It Features a powerful UV filter to prevent discoloration and aging of the material.
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Powder coated steel furniture require low maintenance. The unavoidable contamination outdoor you can wash away with a mild soapy water. Metal furniture of Kettler may therefore remain outside the whole year, thanks to the Kettlotherm protection, an ultra-modern thermal sintered layer, which protects the product against corrosion and scratches making the product protects against rust.
Note that the product eventually may still have superficial rust accents. Scratches and minor damage can impair the sintered coating allowing the product to rust superficially, of actual rust is no question here. This kind of damage can be eliminated easily with the appropriate touch-up pens. Products with a hollow frame exhibit condensation. This will allow some rust condensation drip from the legs. Keep this in mind when placing these products on spot-sensitive grounds such as white terraces.
Aluminum furniture can be left out all year. Aluminum furniture is easy to use and maintain, but are not maintenance-free. Sunlight and dirt can make the aluminum dull and / or matt, depending on the quality of the aluminum.
It is advisable for aluminum furniture to use an aluminum cleaner, -protector or -polisher and / or regularly clean with soapy water.
The use of aggressive cleaning agents and abrasives are strongly unrecommended.
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Stone furniture you can leave outside all year round and are best to clean with warm water and / or a special detergent. The regular cleaning products contain a lot of acids that should be avoided on stone.
We recommend removing grease stains immediately with a wet cloth to prevent withdraw the spot and therefore difficult to remove.
Stone Cleaner and -Protector
Stone protector. This protector deepens and renewes the color of stone and creates a ‘wet-look effect’ without gloss. Does natural moisture and dirt.
Stone cleaner. This cleaner removes dirt and grease, oil, pollutants and mold.
Our Cement Fiber Collection has a contemporary appearance. The cement fiber, also called fiber stone, is created by fusing of wood and concrete, a combination of movement and force within the two materials. The product is this strong and weather resistant and is recommended for outdoor use. Because of the unique properties of the material is varied every product subtly different.
Under normal circumstances, fiber stone UV-resistant and scratch resistant. At higher temperatures the material remains dimensionally stable. Under normal circumstances, Fiber Stone also frost resistant. Make sure that no water can remain in the product.
Stone Cleaner and -beschermer
Cement fiber or fiber stone you can protect with a composite stone or spray stone protector and associated -Cleaner which adhering dirt, wine and grease stains, bird droppings, lime scale (circles), green deposits, discoloration and other attack occurs and provides a high quality coating. Do not cover with a tarpaulin so that the product can breathe the material. Despite the fact that the furniture can be left outside storage is recommended in a not too warm, ventilated room.
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Maintenance garden textiles
Cushions and umbrella cloths can tolerate the influences of sunlight well. However, Prolonged exposure of the fabric to sunlight will result in a color difference. It is therefore advisable to store garden cushions to store as much as possible, and umbrella cloths cover as much as possible, because there is basically no guarantee applies to discolor textile by sunlight.
Storing, preferably in a dry dark environment, whether or not with the aid of a cushion bag or storage box. With a cushion bag you can easily move cushions and protects valuables. cushion bag come in various sizes and for all types of cushions. There are also storage boxes. These boxes are water resistant, but not 100% waterproof. It is therefore recommended that a storage box is sheltered on, preferably under a shed. As an extra protection against the weather combining with a cushion bag ideal.
Removing dirt and stains
In general, small stains can be removed by dabbing with lukewarm water. Removing withdrawn stains, mold and weather stains can be done by using a stain remover. It is also possible to wash cushions. Note the following:
*Always handle the washing instructions listed on the label
*Use a liquid detergent which is suitable for fine textiles.
*Never use a detergent containing bleach.
*Hand wash is preferred over the use of a washing machine.
*Never leave the garden cushions wash too long in the water with a
detergent stand and wash the cushions well.
*do not dry washed cushions in the sun.
Depending on the type of material, characteristics of textile materials can differ a lot. The table below can be read between the value include Attn discoloration and moisture resistance.