If you didn’t bother putting your outdoor patio furniture away for the winter, mildew may have grown on your cushions. This is caused by the prolonged non-use of your furniture, coupled with the moist conditions of Southeast Texas.
If you’re wondering what you can do to remove this nasty mildew, look no further! Ritter has a quick and easy method you can use to clean all of your outdoor cushioning.
- Handheld scrub brush
- Borax powder
- Use your handheld scrub brush to brush all of the loose dirt and debris off of the cushions.
- Fill your bucket with about a quart of warm water and add a cup of vinegar and a tablespoon of borax powder.
- Soak your brush in the solution and scrub the mildew spots on your cushions. Repeat until your cushions are clean.
- Rinse your cushions with plain water and let them air dry.
Treat Your Cushions:
If you would like to prevent mildew from growing on your furniture cushions in the future, there are many spray-on treatments available to protect against moisture. Just make sure that the spray that you buy is safe to use for your specific furniture material.