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Protect your garden furniture set this winter

27/09/2010 Summer has definitely been and gone and the time has come for Brits to take better care of their garden furniture sets.

While teak hard wood garden furniture sets are suitable to be kept outside all year, if you're not using the table and chairs it could be wise to shield them from the elements.

The Daily Mirror suggests that packing your garden furniture set away or covering it up is your best bet to keep it in top condition.

"Put garden furniture away but before you do, wash and treat it with a product like Ronseal Perfect Finish Garden Furniture Oil," the newspaper suggested.

It added: "If you've nowhere to store it, wash, treat and cover with specialist polythene covers."

If you're planning on leaving your garden furniture set outdoors during the winter months, then it's important to make sure it is properly insured.

The More Than Garden Theft found that more than £4 million of garden furniture will be left outside unprotected this winter.  ADNFCR-3488-ID-800084875-ADNFCR

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