Maintaining Classic Rattan Chairs: Tips for Cleaning and Care

Classic rattan chair belongs to hand-woven furniture, many small crevices are very easy to accumulate dust. Long time not clean will become a breeding ground for bacteria. Regular cleaning and maintenance is the only way to keep classic rattan chair breathable and comfortable.

Precautions for Use

  • Keep ventilated: Humid environment will make classic rattan chair absorb moisture, let classic rattan chair appear soft, loose structure, plane sagging, and even the occurrence of mold spots especially in the south of the rainy season.

  • Anti-moth-eaten: Stir-fry the pepper and salt together, break them up, and then stuff them into the moth holes. Then use a plastic sheet or a small plastic bag to wrap the surface of the moth so that the smell does not leak out. 24 hours later, unravel the plastic sheet and partially rinse the surface of the moth with boiling water to try to kill the remaining moths. The last step is to dry with a soft towel. This prevents the spread of infestation and does not damage the classic rattan chair.

  • Avoid direct sunlight or contact with heat sources: Classic rattan chair is equivalent to wooden products, usually keep away from places with fire and heat sources to avoid being ignited. Also do not place classic rattan chair in direct sunlight for a long time, so as to avoid deformation, cracking or loosening of classic rattan chair.

Cleaning Method

  • After cleaning classic rattan chair, dry it with a dry rag. To deal with dust in classic rattan chair, you can use a soft damp cloth to wipe it, or use a paint brush or vacuum cleaner to clean it. Do not use cleaners or solvents to wipe classic rattan chair, so as not to lose the elasticity and luster of classic rattan chair.

  • Classic rattan chair can be washed but not soaked for a long time. Thoroughly clean the dust first and then use the shower or hose to quickly rinse and then wipe again with a dry rag. Then, dry it in the sun for a while or place it in a ventilated area to dry naturally.

  • Stains that are too heavy can be wiped away with detergent. Vegetable oil, soap is also a good cleaner to clean classic rattan chair. Then dry the rattan chair with a soft cloth. Classic rattan chair is best often scrubbed with light salt water, not only can remove the stains, but also can make the rattan soft, flexible, anti-insect role.

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