Asked by: Borgia Wernicke
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th June, 2020

Is it OK to leave outdoor furniture cushions outside in the rain?

Outdoor fabrics, such as Sunbrella®, are moisture, mildew and fade resistant. Generally, this means if you leave the cushions uncovered during a rainstorm, the rain will bead up and roll off. Should cushions be left out in the rain, as soon as it stops, shake or wipe off excess water and let them air out a bit.

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Herein, can you leave garden furniture cushions outside?

The cushions are shower proof rather than waterproof and therefore will soak up water and ultimately be ruined. If you have left your garden cushions outside for a few days by accident then provided you bring them into the garage and let them dry off there should be no long term damage done.

Likewise, does rain ruin outdoor furniture? While outdoor furniture is often durable, it's not indestructible. Damage from UV rays, extreme temperatures, inclement weather and rain are all possible threats.

Subsequently, one may also ask, are outdoor furniture cushions waterproof?

Our partners at Sunbrella® have developed a groundbreaking performance fabric that's 100 percent waterproof. A fabric that shrugs off rain, from mist to monsoon. And, when paired with Frontgate's innovative new cushion technology, your outdoor seating will stay dry through and through.

How do you protect patio furniture from rain?

Keep Furniture Preserve If you live in an area that gets a ton of rain, or even if you simply need to keep your wooden outdoor furniture totally protected, you should look into applying a water sealant. Wolman Finish and Preservative is specially made for the protection of exterior wooden surface.

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