Tag Archive for Cleaning

How to clean mould off outdoor fabrics

Terracott Seat Cushions

Mould is the scourge of outdoor fabrics. We’ve just got that climate where you leave a parasol or cushions in the garden, bit of rain, bit of sun, hey presto… Mould spots! However, don’t despair, you can clean mould off outdoor fabrics with a few items we’ve all got in our cupboards. No need for…

Get your garden in shape for spring 2014

Garden Dig Soil Spade

The weather is definitely changing, summer is drawing to a close. We can’t complain, we had a pretty good summer by UK standards, and its only since the kids have gone back to school that the winter coats have come out. However, for me anyway, now is the perfect time to get your garden in…

How to remove cast aluminium oxidation

Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture Oxidization

Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture doesn’t rust, but it can develop a layer of powdery white oxidation. It occurs naturally when your furniture is exposed to the elements. However removing cast aluminium oxidation is not as difficult as you might think if you know how to do it correctly. This great video on YouTube shows you how…

Stainless steel garden furniture maintenance

Stainless Steel Garden Furniture

Whilst not as popular as wrought iron or cast aluminium, we are definitely seeing increased demand for stainless steel garden furniture across the industry, especially when its paired with other materials such as timber or rattan. As a material it tends to lend itself to the more contemporary pieces, and although we currently don’t stock…

Is your garden ready for winter?

OK it’s definitely Autumn up here in the North East of England, the wind is howling, the rain has been lashing down, we’ve had flood warning across the UK and the temperature has hit zero with a bit of snow falling over the weekend. Winter is definitely here and many people think they can take…

Caring for your outdoor furniture

Garden furniture is an investment and as with any investment you need to look after it. Taking care of your outdoor furniture is very important in protecting your investment and ensuring it looks as good as new for as long as possible. Knowing how to care for your patio furniture is key to making your outdoor…

Cleaning and maintaining your garden room

You must have heard the saying a hundred times – “tidy house, tidy mind” and you have to admit it makes a lot sense. Well a garden room is simply an extension of your home, and no matter what it is used for, you still need to keep it clean and tidy. If its used…

I see a garden room in your future

I was watching one of the many home makeover shows recently on TV and they were looking at the British home of the future.  Included in the garden was a garden room, and at Lazy Susan we definitely think that garden rooms will definitely play a big part in the house of the future –…