Cape Elizabeth Getaway
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Old-fashioned wicker gets a new look thanks to a coat of paint.What to look forSolid construction, thick weaving and no fraying or gaps, especially on used pieces. Check how comfortable it is and if you will want cushions. MaintenanceVacuum up crumbs and dirt periodically. Wipe surfaces with a cloth or soft brush dampened in a mixture of water and dishwashing detergent. Rinse with cold water. Check periodically for how well the material is holding up. If you seal your furniture, reapply once a year. Cover or store indoors in winter.Take a look at this buyers guide for outdoor furniture
Spray paint: Spray paint is best-suited to cane furniture, but be aware that quality and durability does vary between brands. Always begin with a purpose-designed spray primer. Once this has dried, apply colour in several light coats using a broad, sweeping motion. Spray paint is fun to work with but produces a lot of fumes and mess. Work outdoors and wear a painter’s mask. Carefully read the directions regarding re-coating times. Which paints for which walls?