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Now's the time to freshen up your outdoor furniture seating before the season kicks into full swing. While most cushions can't be tossed directly into the washing machine, you can get the job done without even moving them from your porch or patio! Read on for the What is the best way to clean outdoor furniture cushions.

 

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What is the best way to clean outdoor furniture cushions?

When it comes time to spiff up your porch or patio for spring, cleaning outdoor furniture ranks high on the to-do list—particularly if those cushions have been out in the elements all winter long. All that exposure to moisture doesn’t bode well for these comfy pieces when it comes to mildew potential.
Fortunately, many outdoor furniture cushions are designed with removable covers that can be slipped off and thrown into the washing machine on gentle cycle. (Thank goodness for zippered slipcovers!) But even if yours don’t have removable covers, you can still get your outdoor furniture cushions clean in preparation for a summer of outdoor fun—just follow these simple steps.

STEP 1: Remove the cases from outdoor furniture cushions and machine-wash when possible.

Pile up your outdoor pillows! Unzip cases wherever possible and run them through the wash following the instructions on the tags.

STEP 2: Vacuum the outdoor furniture cushions.

Then, turn your attention to the outdoor furniture cushions. Remove any loose dirt and dust from them using the upholstery attachment on your vacuum. If your outdoor furniture cushions are tufted, be sure to run the attachment carefully over the crevices, seams, and any buttons.

STEP 3: Hand-wash and soak the outdoor furniture cushions in a solution of water and dish soap.

Next, mix 1 tablespoon of dishwashing liquid in a bucket of warm water. If your outdoor furniture cushions have mildew on them, add ¼ cup of borax to the solution as well. Generously sponge the sudsy solution onto your outdoor furniture cushions, and let them soak for 15 minutes.

Do you still see stubborn dirty spots after soaking? Apply more of the cleaning solution, then gently rub out the spots with a scrub brush.

STEP 4: Rinse with a garden hose.

Thoroughly hose off the outdoor furniture cushions. (Don’t use a pressure washer for the task, as it may damage the fabric.)

STEP 5: Towel-dry the outdoor furniture cushions as best possible, then leave out to air-dry.

Wrap a towel around the outdoor furniture cushion to blot up the majority of the water, and then stand the cushion up on end to air-dry completely. Make sure no moisture remains, otherwise you’ll find yourself facing a regrowth of mildew. Pull out the blow dryer, if you need to!

STEP 6: Use a fabric protector on your outdoor furniture cushions.

Once your outdoor furniture cushions are dry, spray them with a fabric protector, such as Scotchgard Water & Sun Shield (available on Amazon), to help them resist dirt and stains from such summery things as spilled fruit punch and dripping popsicles. Taking this step now will make it much easier to keep those outdoor furniture cushions clean the rest of the summer!

 

 

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