Does outdoor teak furniture need maintenance?
Teak requires very little maintenance other than the occasional scrubbing. Accumulated dirt can be removed with a mild soap solution or a diluted mixture of teak restorer and water. Then it should be rinsed with clear water. To remove grease stains, light rubbing with a degreasing agent is recommended.

How long does teak garden furniture last?
Teak is very durable: some parks in Europe have centuries-old teak benches. This is a testament to the durability of this wood.

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

What makes teak gray?
As teak weathers, it changes its honey-gold color 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 purely cosmetic and will not affect the integrity of your teak patio furniture.

Can teak be left untreated?
You can leave teak untreated and give the wood a chance to adapt to the climate in your room. You can apply a teak sealer to prevent stains and water marks on the surface and clean the teak with soap and water as often as possible as it ages.

Why is my teak furniture turning black?