Pollen Season is Here, Take Charge!

Filed Under: Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Umbrellas
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Our patio furniture covers are an attractive champagne color and are made of an exclusively designed fabric that is both durable and breathable, water resistant, and will not crack or peel like vinyl. Each cover comes in its own built-in pouch for easy storage. Packaging is resealable. Protect your investment with our affordable year-round furniture covers.

With Spring in full swing and pollen count hitting record highs, its important to take the time to protect your outdoor furniture! AuthenTEAK offers an assortment of outdoor furniture, umbrella and grill covers. Pollen can create a fine layer of greenish-yellow residue on furniture and outdoor covers eliminate the need to continue to clean during the Spring season. Tree-pollen season generally lasts from March through May.

Outdoor entertaining is becoming more popular and research indicates that people are spending more on outdoor patio furniture. Many people only cover their furniture in the winter, but it is becoming more popular to cover outdoor furniture year round when not in use. While most of today’s patio furniture is constructed of waterproof materials, there are certain elements that can cause damage or at the very least create a mess that takes time to clean up.  Dust, dirt, bird droppings, etc are a major source of concern and create quite a mess to clean if patio furniture is not properly covered and protected.  In certain parts of the country, pollen can create a fine layer of greenish-yellow residue on furniture that needs to be wiped off.  Of course, the sun is also one of the most damaging elements and can create color fading and other damage to patio furniture and cushions with prolonged UV exposure.

AuthenTEAK carries Protective Covers Inc, which has been manufacturing high quality patio furniture covers for over 10 years and takes pride in bringing the very highest quality protective cover to the marketplace. PCI Inc. utilizes only rich, luxurious vinyl that has been UV treated for years of stability outdoors. Their Dura-Gard vinyl is unlike any in today’s market. These protective covers are 7mm thick, with a 4-ounce fleece polypropylene backing, which is first compressed into a flat sheet and then laminated onto the vinyl. This innovative process ensures the fleece won’t come off on the furniture like traditional, fuzzy backed vinyl, while adding an incredible amount of strength to the cover that fuzzy backed vinyl’s can’t match.

PCI protective outdoor furniture covers come standard with velcro ties to ensure a secure fit are are designed in a UV reflecting neutral grey (some covers available in black) with a 3-year prorated warranty. 

Check out all our protection covers online.

Which Cleaning Products Work Best?

Filed Under: Outdoor Furniture

With a variety of outdoor furniture cleaning products on the markets, its hard to determine which product goes best with your outdoor furniture care needs. After choosing which outdoor furniture works best in your outdoor environment many people forget about the upkeep and the ways to protect their investment. Furniture care varies because not all outdoor furniture is the same. AuthenTEAK offers many cleaning and protecting products for all of our patio furniture, cushions and fabrics. These cleaners and protectors are about taking care of your investment in furniture and keeping everything looking great and long-lasting. In addition to our cleaning products, AuthenTEAK offers teak maintenence services where we will clean, restore and protect your furniture using our trained and knowledgeable staff.

Golden Care Teak Protector

Golden Care Teak Protector

Golden Care is a great company that offers a variety of teak care products. Golden Care products clean, restore and protect your outdoor furniture. Occasional use of Golden Care products will help to enhance the beauty of your outdoor furniture and protect the frames from harsh elements such as UV rays. These Eco Safe products are 100% waterbased, contain no solvents/VOC’s and are non-toxic, non-corrosive, non-harmful and 100% biodegradable. Golden Care Teak Protector helps maintain the original, golden brown color of teak. This innovative easy to apply treatment protects your teak and keeps it looking great by retaining it’s natural warm brown color. Teak Protector is water-based and dries quickly allowing you to use your furniture within a few hours.

Water-based Teak Whitner gives weathered teak an exclusive white, silver grey look. The Whitner also protects the wood against moisture and adhesion of dirt and prevents mildew growth. Golden Care Teak Whitner also slows down the weathering process. After ageing, your teak will weather to a natural white, silver grey instead of turning dark grey or green.

With such a variety of cleaning products its important to communicate with your outdoor furniture designer on ways that will suite your needs when it comes to maintaining and protecting your outdoor furniture. Many people like to keep their teak outdoor furniture looking brand new, while others enjoy the weathered teak look. Its still important to protect your investment. So speak up and don’t be shy to ask about the ways to maintain your outdoor patio furniture! You will feel a lot more comfortable once you ask questions about which products work best for your outdoor furniture needs!