To clean rattan furniture brush regularly with a dry medium-bristle brush, such as a vegetable brush, to remove dirt build-up from between the reed strands. If very dirty, or to spot clean stains, use a mild detergent or furniture cleaner. Take care however, as although rattan can withstand moisture to a certain extent, it will become limp, loose and saggy with too much water. Rattan will resume its size and shape when it dries, but if too much water has been used to clean it, the strands of reed may be disturbed and remain distorted after drying.
Some rattan products are sun-bleached, distressed and/or stained. Sun-bleached or distressed rattan is lighter in colour and generally a little harder than a natural or dark colour.
Rattan is sometimes recommended for outdoor use, however if left outdoors it will deteriorate after a few years depending on exposure to the elements. If you desire an outdoor rattan-look setting, we recommend that you purchase a s...read