Now that BBQ season is coming to an end, it is time to pack up the garden goods in preparation for those chilly winter days. Many of us have invested in new garden furniture over the last few years and although it can be tempting to stash it away at the back of the shed during the winter, this might not be the best way to keep it in prime condition. And depending on the material of your furniture there are several different ways to care for and store garden furniture and keep it useable for years to come.
Read on to find out why it is so important to look after and store garden furniture correctly to ensure it’s ready to use again next year, and how using personal storage can help.
Wooden Garden Furniture
Before storing wooden garden furniture away from the cold and wet, it is important to prepare it. Use hot, soapy water and some elbow grease to remove dirt, moss, and lichen. Alternatively, you have the option of purchasing a ready-made product that you can use as a cleaning spray. Once clean, you can then oil the wood and ensure it is dry before placing it under cover to reduce the risk of rotting.
Wooden furniture pieces are often large and can clutter sheds, so why not consider an extra storage space? Our storage units in Basingstoke, Poole, and Bournemouth can be the ‘giant shed’ you need to keep your garden furniture protected over winter. Our competitively priced household storage and garden furniture storage units are available in a range of sizes that can be used for both long and short-term use, perfect for storing garden furniture. We will be sure to have something available to accommodate your needs.
Iron Garden Furniture
Rust is the last thing you want to see when pulling out your iron garden furniture in the spring. You can prevent this risk by treating any rust spots with a rust-removal product from most DIY stores. Like wooden furniture, give it a clean before ensuring it’s dry and put under cover.
Concerned about rust developing whilst in the shed? Our facilities for personal storage in Poole, Basingstoke, and Bournemouth are safe and secure spots where the damp won’t reach your goods. Additionally, we have lifts, trollies, and even pallet trucks should you need any help in moving your garden furniture to the extra storage space.
Rattan Or Wicker Furniture
Use a vacuum before giving it a clean with warm, soapy water. After ensuring the furniture is dry, it is crucial to store wicker furniture indoors to maximise its lifespan. This guarantees protection from the harsh winter elements that we often face.
Our facilities for self-storage in Bournemouth, Poole, and Basingstoke provide your goods with 24/7 protection from the winter elements. The garden furniture storage units are easily accessible at any time during our opening hours, so you can take them out as and when you please.
Benefits Of Garden Furniture Storage Units
You may not have the extra storage space available to store your garden furniture just for the winter. The flexible options at our storage units in Basingstoke, Poole, and Bournemouth mean that we will have a suitably sized unit for your needs.
You won’t need to spend a fortune on a fancy shed lock. At our facilities for personal storage in Poole, Bournemouth, and Basingstoke, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your goods are safe with our 24-7 state-of-the-art security system.
Using one of our extra storage spaces is a smooth and easy experience. Our wide corridors and large lifts allow you to easily transport your goods in and out. Additionally, our garden furniture storage units are available on a range of flexible options with no long-term commitment required.
If interested in extra storage, get in touch with our online contact form or call us now. Reach us at 01202 520 220 (Bournemouth), 01202 520 220 (Poole) or 01256 444 455 (Basingstoke) to talk to a member of our friendly team. Or get a free online quote today for storing your garden furniture.