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Why You Should Cover Your Patio Furniture

Your patio furniture gives you lots of love most of the year. Now it’s your turn to give back!

Give your outdoor furniture some TLC this winter – grab some covers before the first ice or snow! Learn why you should cover your patio furniture in this article.

It’s important to take care of your patio furniture so it lasts for years to come. Depending on what your furniture is made of, some may require more care than others. Across the board, though, it all will benefit from a cover. Let’s learn why.

Protect Your Furniture from Wet Conditions

While you don’t have to leave your furniture covered all winter, you definitely want to cover it up when it’s raining, snowing, or you’re in an ice storm.

This helps protect your patio furniture from the elements and keeps it in great condition.

You want to cover your furniture before the rain, snow, or ice starts falling, though. If you miss your chance, make sure to dry your furniture off and then add your covers. This is especially important for wood and wicker materials.

The last thing you want to do is trap moisture inside and leave it on your patio furniture. When it freezes, that moisture may cause some types of furniture to crack or break.

Protect Your Furniture from Dirt, Dust, and Pests

Another great reason to cover your furniture during the winter is to protect it from all things outdoors. Since you aren’t using your furniture in the coldest winter months, it attracts dust and dirt. Your furniture can also attract rodents.

A furniture cover can protect your patio furniture from dust, debris, mold or mildew, bugs, and even mice or other rodents looking for a place to hide. All of these things can damage your furniture.

Protect Your Cushions and Pillows

Lastly, you want to think about your furniture cushions and pillows. If you don’t have anywhere to store them inside, a furniture cover can help keep them looking great.

Covers protect your cushions and pillows from fading, mold, water damage, dirt, and dust.

Final Thoughts

We love spending time outside at Ultra Modern, and we know you do, too. We also carry the best brands in patio furniture, and we want to provide you with great products to protect your furniture.

You’ll find a wide range of patio furniture covers for all your needs! Come see us at one of our three stores today.