What makes people love to choose cast aluminum garden furniture? The best reason might be different from one homeowner to another homeowner. Everyone has a different reason why they love this material. However, no matter how many reasons mentioned by people, there is only one thing that unites them. That thing is the durability. This aluminum as the material of the outdoor furniture has been proven as one of the best material for the outdoor. We all know that it does not rust and moreover, it does not need extra care, but just little extra maintenance. It is not easy to get corrosion too, but when it has been aged to have aluminum as the furniture material for the garden, it always has the possibility to get oxidized. It does not mean that it is not durable for the oxidation, but the frame will keep stronger, but the color. There will be discoloration when it gets oxidized.
You may say that looking is not important, but when it has come to relaxation and looking, it does matter. Who does not want to have bright, cool, and also strong style for your garden whole looking? To keep it in good color and keep the originality, homeowners should make sure that they know how to remove and how to avoid for further actions. Don’t worry when you have realized that oxidized aluminum furniture, just be cool and get the things right. First of all, all you have to do is just to see the discoloration level before you apply some tips here.
There is three level of discoloration. They are light, medium and heavy. They might not be a problem for you, but if you care about good looking and style, it is not comfortable to see the oxidized color although it does not change the solid frame from aluminum furniture you have there. When you notice the first level discoloration, what you have to do is just to wash the furniture with warm water and soap. It will be better if you can add the acid like lemon or lime juice. Never try to add additive ingredients like ammonia or Soda, just use the natural acid. If you don’t have a lemon, you can use cream of tartar or vinegar. Clean with this way when the season changes. When you notice medium discoloration, you can do like in the first step and make a smooth polish.
When you notice the heavy discoloration, start to make the harder trial. You can smooth the furniture using soap for the cleaner and rub using steel wool. Make sure when you see the stain or powder in your steel wool, you have to remove it first before you continue to use the steel wool to smooth the furniture surface. When you have done smoothing, you can try to clean the residue and the powder. You can also try to anodize your aluminum patio furniture if you want to get a better look. All of the maintenance do impact to the looking and also durability of the certain material.