With a little effort, your garden bench can be kept looking fresh for years.
Just as you reap what you sow in your garden, - so you shall with your
Keep your garden bench clean by hosing
off grass clippings, bird droppings and other regular dirt and debris. If your garden bench is made from POLYWOOD®,
that’s about all you will ever have to do!
If your garden bench is unfinished
wood, we recommend applying a spray-on or brush-on water seal as needed. To retard the graying effect of oxidation on your garden
bench, use a sealer with a UV inhibitor.
Shop for this at your local Ace or True Value hardware store –
they stock products that are correct for your local area.
On a garden bench made from teak or shorea - teak oil
and teak cleaners work well. If
your red cedar garden bench came treated with Duckback, this product is
sold commercially as Olympic
Semi-Transparent Oil Stain. Again,
the products you need to clean and maintain your garden bench are best
found at your local hardware store.