Warmer and longer days spent outside are already calling your name and we all are excited for all those late evenings spent outside in the garden with a tasty dinner and a glass of wine, or for all those lazy afternoons on the patio with fresh homemade lemonade and a good book. Yep, it is exciting, we are all excited, however before you give a start to all those amazing moments outside in the garden, you have to come back to reality and to remember that winter has left its dirty traces on everything outside, especially on your outdoor patio furniture. Especially if you haven’t made sure that everything is protected from the winter winds, rains and snowfalls, then we are sure that your outdoor furniture will need a bit more of elbow grease to overcome winter and be ready for spring and summer. So, here are a few ways to wash winter away from your outdoor space, be it garden, patio and all furniture pieces outside. After all, with spring around the corner, we are all motivated and enthusiastic about house, office cleaning and seasonal one-off cleaning in general that will set us and our space in the right vibe for the season.

All you are going to need to complete the job is soft-bristled brush, a hose and a cleaning solution to scrub away the winter grime and dirt. Oh, well, and a good strategy too. So here is your strategy and inspiration!

How to clean resin plastic furniture

Vacuum any loose dirt and dust and the spray a generous amount of an all-purpose or specially designed for the purpose cleaner, both will work great. Allow the product to soak for five to ten minutes and then gently scrub with a soft-bristled brush to make all dirt disappear. Wipe down the residue and let dry in the sun.

How to clean soiled cushions

For the receipt for soiled cushion cleaner you have to mix 1 teaspoon of dish detergent with 1 tablespoon of Borax and a bit of warm water. Then put the mixture in a spray bottle and cover the cushions with the product (both sides). Let sit for around 15 to 30 minutes and then remove the excess. That’s it really, let them air dry and at the end spray them with a fabric protector.

How to clean wood

As it comes with hard floor cleaning, taking care of wood and wooden products outside the house is a pretty delicate and thorough job. Here is how to take care of wooden furniture – remove any dirt and cobwebs with a dry and soft brush first, then wipe down from top to bottom with a clean cloth dipped in a mixture of warm water and dish soap.

How to clean cast iron

Cast iron that is left outside to survive the winter is better cleaned with a solution of 3 spoons of regular dish soap and a gallon of lukewarm water. Use a sponge or soft-bristled brush to gently scrub dirt and grime away, then rinse with clean water. Finally, quickly dry with clean clothes and towels.