Copy of Care & Maintenance

At Paddy O’ Furniture, we provide high-quality patio furniture built to endure all weather conditions. Our Bliss Fabric is made with Crypton® technology, which is easy to clean, anti-microbial, and resistant to water, dust, stains, odors, and fading. 

Bliss Fabric Care

Standard Maintenance

Preventative care is key to maintaining the beauty and integrity of your Paddy O’ Furniture. To keep it looking its best, here are some tips:
  • Use a vacuum or leaf blower when removing loose dirt and debris
  • Wash your cushions regularly using a mixture of lukewarm water (under 100 F) and a mild detergent before rinsing them; do NOT use a machine washer
  • Allow your cushions to air-dry; do NOT use a machine dryer
  • Store your furniture in a cool, dry place when not in usepreferably with a protective cover over each piece 

Stain Removal

Our Bliss Fabric is stain resistant; however, we encourage you to address stains promptly when they occur. The severity of the stains you encounter determines the proper measures you should take to remove them. From fighting minor to stubborn stainswe’ve got you covered. 

Minor Stains

  1. Remove loose dirt and debris

  2. Rub a mixture of lukewarm water (under 100 F) and a mild detergent on the spot where the stain is located using a soft brush

  3. Rinse the area well with water

  4. Let the cushion air-dry; do NOT use a machine dryer

Stubborn Stains

  1. Remove any visible surface dirt

  2. Soak the fabric for one hour using a mixture of a gallon of water, one-half cup of bleach and one-half cup of mild detergent

  3. Rub the mixture in with a soft brush and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water (under 100 F)

  4. Allow the cushion to air-dry; do NOT use a machine dryer

Persistent Stains

If you have a persistent stain that isn't removed using any of the steps outlined above, here are some spot treatment solutions you can try.

Spot Treatment Solutions

Stain Type

Cleaning Solution

Bird droppings, ketchup, cola, raw egg, juice, wet paint, milk, mustard, tea, and tomato juice

Two ounces of liquid detergent and one gallon of water

Beer, urine, vomit, and watercolor paint

Two ounces of liquid detergent, three ounces of white vinegar and one gallon of water

Berries, dried blood and chocolate

Two ounces of liquid detergent, four to eight ounces of ammonia and one gallon of water

Wine

Two ounces of liquid detergent, four to eight ounces of ammonia, three ounces of white vinegar, and one gallon of water

Butter, car grease, chewing gum, nail polish, oil, and shoe polish

Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

Crayon, lipstick and dried paint (latex, oil or lacquer based)

Paint remover 100%, or oil or grease remover

Coffee

Two ounces of detergent, white vinegar, volatile solvent (acetone) 100%, and water

Ink 

Paint remover 100%, volatile solvent (acetone) 100%, soap, and water 

Mascara

Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%, two ounces of detergent and one gallon of water

Rust and water mildew

One cup of bleach, two ounces of liquid detergent and one gallon of water

Shoe polish and candle wax

Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%heat using an iron with a towel placed in between

Suntan lotion and pine tree oil

Two ounces of detergent and water

Tree sap

Two ounces of liquid detergent and one gallon of water

Charcoal and pencil marks

Two ounces of detergent and one gallon of water