Does teak outdoor furniture require maintenance?
Teak requires very little maintenance apart from the occasional scrub. A mild solution of soapy water or a diluted mixture of teak restore kit and water will remove accumulated dirt. This should be followed by a rinse with clean water. To remove grease spots, a light scrub with a de-greasing agent is recommended.

How long does teak garden furniture last?
Teak is Long-Lasting: There are century-old teak benches in some of the parks in Europe. This is an evidence to the durability of this wood.

Will rain ruin teak furniture?
One of the reasons that teak wood is so popular for outdoor furniture is its natural moisture-resistant properties. Teak contains natural oils which repel water, so it won't rot if left out in the rain like most other woods

What causes teak to turn grey?
As teak weathers, it will turn from its honey-gold colour to a silvery-grey patina. This is completely natural and normal, and happens as a result of exposure to rain and UV rays from the sun. This weathering process is totally cosmetic and will not affect the integrity of your teak garden furniture.

Can you leave teak untreated?
you can leave teak untreated and allowing the wood to adjust to the climate of your space. You can apply a teak sealant to prevent surface stains and watermarks and clean the teak with soap and water as often as it ages.

Why is my teak furniture turning black?
Teak wood contains natural oils which help prevent it from rotting or deteriorating in the marine environment. Unfortunately, these oils also cause teak to turn gray or black due to mold and mildew feeding upon the oil.