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How To Clean The Mould Off Natural Rattan And Cane Conservatory Furniture

Clean mould off your natural rattan and cane furniture with bleach

Desser Bath 2-seater sofa (pictured above)

Preventing moulds and mildew from growing, by siting your natural rattan and cane conservatory furniture in a warm, dry, well ventilated position, is better than trying to clean it afterwards. But moulds can be washed off with a bleach solution.

  • Scrub the mould with a soft scrubbing brush or toothbrush and a 50/50 bleach to water solution.
  • Take a soft cloth and rub down the rest of the furniture to get rid of that smell and to prevent any spores from growing further.  
  • Wipe down with clean water.
  • Pat dry with kitchen paper; absorbing as much moisture as possible.
  • Leave to dry for several days before use, as using the furniture whilst it is still damp could cause it to stretch.

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Angela Slater
Daughter of a farmer and market gardener so have always had a connection with the outdoors, whether it was keeping animals or producing fruit, vegetables and cut flowers. Along with my work at Hayes Garden World I also have a smallholding, mainly breeding rare breed pigs. I gained an HND and BSc in Conservation and Environmental Land Management, as a result I am an ardent environmentalist and have a keen interest in environmentally friendly gardening. In my time at Hayes I worked for several years in the Outdoor Plant and Houseplant areas