Wicker chaise lounge – Sometimes a piece of furniture needs a facelift. Wicker furniture – such as rattan, raffia, can improve a seating area outdoors, an enclosed porch or an interior room. However, wicker furniture can suffer an early death due to lack of attention, according to the New York Times. Grid members may need an overhaul of protection, which may result in a darker refreshing finish.
Darker and protect a wicker chaise lounge with brush on a thin layer of a portion of boiled linseed oil and one and two parts turpentine. Apply the mixture of flax seed to a wicker chair unpainted clean, dry, and clean off the excess with a cloth. Arena paint flakes away and rough surfaces with sandpaper grain 220 if you want to darken a wicker chaise lounge through repainting. Then spray the chair with a spray paint dark, like a painting of interior-exterior spray. Let the chair dry, which takes about an hour, and spray one or more layers of paint to achieve the desired color darker.
Seal the surfaces of a wicker chaise lounge, wet humid environments by applying waterproofing penetrating sealant, which can also obscure the chair. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for spraying or cleaning the sealant, wipe off the excess.