Products You Can Use to Clean Your Lawn Furniture

If your lawn furniture is looking a little dingy there is no need to throw it out. There are several products that can clean your lawn furniture and make it look like new again.

Here are some products you can use to clean your lawn furniture

* Bleach – You can wash your lawn furniture with bleach to make it sparkle again. Wash the lawn furniture using a mix of a half a cup of bleach and a gallon of water. After washing the furniture rinse it clean and let it air dry.

Baking Soda – Most commercial cleaners on the market cannot be used on resin lawn furniture because it is too abrasive. By using baking soda to clean your lawn furniture you will not scratch or dull the surface of the furniture. Clean the resin lawn furniture with a wet sponge and a little baking soda. Wipe the furniture using a circular motion and then rinse it off.

* Vinegar - Vinegar can be one of the better products to use to clean your lawn furniture, especially if you live in climate that is hot and humid. Have some full strength white vinegar in a spray bottle and spray your lawn furniture any time you see some mildew on it. The mildew stain will usually wipe right off and it will also keep the mildew from coming back. You can also remove mildew from your wooden decks and wood patio furniture by using a solution of 1 cup of ammonia, a half a cup of white vinegar, a quarter cup of baking soda, and a gallon of water. Sponge of the deck or furniture and use an old toothbrush to reach the tight spaces. To keep mildew from forming on outdoor mesh furniture and patio umbrellas you can also use vinegar. Mix 2 cups of white vinegar and 2 tablespoons of liquid dishwashing soap and a bucket of hot water. Using a soft brush, work the solution into the grooves of the plastic, the seat padding, and the fabric on the umbrella. After thoroughly scrubbing the furniture and umbrella rinse it off with cold water and let it air dry.

* WD-40 – By using WD-40 you can bring plastic patio furniture’s original color and shine back. All you have to do is spray some of the WD-40 directly onto the surface of the furniture and then wipe it clean with a dry cloth. This should give you great results.


When cleaning your outdoor furniture with either bleach, vinegar, or baking soda make sure that after you thoroughly clean it to let it air dry and not with a rag or cloth. By letting it air-dry you will let the chemicals absorb into the furniture will inhibit dirt, grime, and mildew from forming in the future.

Author:  Jason Green