What to Know about Old Patio Furniture DisposalThe thing about old patio furniture is much like having to deal with any old furniture. Even if it’s in pretty good condition, you may not be able to sell it because of its dated style. In addition, since patio furniture is specifically designed to be outdoors, it’s subjected to the sun, heat, humidity, and inclement weather.
Nothing lasts forever, and this is true of your casual outdoor furniture. Body oil, exposure to the sun, suntan lotion, pool chlorine and bird excrement conspire to slowly destroy your patio furniture. A $250 set of patio furniture from a big-box store probably isn’t worth the time, effort or expense of fixing. Just toss it. However, if your outdoor furniture represents a major investment, is still serviceable and the problem areas are minimal, save some money by having it professionally refurbished — or do it yourself. —Bankrate.comUnfortunately, wear isn’t the only thing that might pose an obstacle, style can also be an issue. What was popular years ago might well be something that’s very unpopular now. At the very least, it could even be the case that condition and style are okay. But, the color or material just isn’t in demand.
Old Patio Furniture Disposal Options for Flagler Beach Property OwnersIf the furniture is too far gone to use as outdoor furniture again, you can simply dispose of it. But, it will have to be done in compliance with your city’s code and disposal regulations.
- Repurpose it. There’s nothing wrong with giving that old patio furniture a facelift. You can replace materials and then clean it up to give it a new lease on life. Even better, you can use it in another location or even store it and bring it out when needed for extra seating.
- Sell it. If you’re not the handy type, then don’t fret. Just place a local online ad and be sure to stipulate the buyer is responsible for taking it. This way, you can put a few dollars in your pocket and get rid of that stuff at the same time.
- Give it away. Perhaps you know someone who will take it off your hands and that’s the way to go. Ask around and spread the word to offload it.