Tag Archive for wooden

What’s the best type of wooden garden furniture for the UK?

I know here at Lazy Susan we’ve focussed on Cast Aluminium, Rattan and Wicker garden furniture, but we are most definitely not ‘anti’ any other materials, far from it. Take wood garden furniture for example. I myself have a piece of timber furniture in my garden in the form of a bench (alongside the rattan…

Outdoor furniture should be constructed to resist the elements

In your garden, there’s definitely no better place to relax than on your patio or decking. Where better can you sit back and enjoy the cool morning summer breeze whilst sipping coffee and reading your favorite newspaper? Or spend a lazy sunny Saturday afternoon with cold drinks, chatting to friends whilst your husband tries (in…

Advice and ideas on choosing your new garden furniture

Cycling legend, Sir Chris Hoy recently admitted that his father-in-law thought he’d purchased tickets to watch him at the 2012 Olympics but ended up paying for garden furniture instead. Hoy’s entire family applied for tickets to try and watch the three-time gold medal winning cyclist in action at London 2012, but knew their hopes were…

Quick guide to maintaining your patio furniture

With today’s huge selections of different types of garden furniture, there are definitely choices to suit every budget. There are a lot of local furniture stores and online retailers (such as the, ahem, excellent Lazy Susan) that offer big savings on stylish ranges of garden furniture. Most of these garden furniture stores also offer free delivery…

How to Revive Wooden Outdoor Furniture

Wooden outdoor furniture can be revived by wiping it clean, sanding it smooth with various grades of sand paper and adding a coat of sealant, followed by a coat of varnish; this procedure should be done once a year. Bring new life to old wood outdoor furniture by following the refinishing tips in this free…

How to Repaint Wooden Garden Furniture

Instead of replacing your old weathered wooden outdoor furniture, why not simply sand surfaces smooth, prime and paint to create a brand-new looking piece of garden furniture. A few simple maintenance steps can protect your wooden garden furniture and keep it looking great for many years to come. Clean regularly with gentle products, lightly sand…

How to clean mould off your wooden garden furniture

Mould or mildew is a type of fungus that thrives in the UK’s damp climate. It loves nothing more than growing on your nice wooden garden furniture. Timber is especially prone to mildew if proper care is not taken to prevent its growth. And believe me, prevention is your best form of defence. Taking the…