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FAQs about Tangkula Steel & Aluminum Patio Furniture

As we’ve discussed previously, Tangkula outdoor furniture set is made of different material, which has different features and maintenance. It’s important to keep these tips in mind because the furniture may face irreversible damage. In today’s blog, we’ll answer frequently asked questions. If you’re hesitating about which patio sofa set to buy, browse today’s blog and determine your mind!
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  1. What is the difference between steel and aluminum furniture?
    Steel furniture is typically heavier and stronger than aluminum furniture. Aluminum furniture, on the other hand, is lightweight and often more resistant to rust. You can click here to find more.
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  2.  Is steel or aluminum furniture more durable?
    Both steel and aluminum furniture can be durable, but steel is generally known for its strength and durability, making it suitable for heavy-duty use. Aluminum furniture is also durable but may not be as strong as steel.
  3.  Can steel and aluminum furniture be used outdoors?
    Yes, both steel and aluminum furniture can be used outdoors. However, it's important to choose furniture specifically designed for outdoor use to ensure it is weather-resistant and able to withstand outdoor conditions. Tangkula patio furniture is designed for outdoor use, which means they’re weather-resistant and less likely to get damaged.
  4. What are the benefits of steel furniture?
    Steel furniture is highly durable and can withstand heavy use. It is known for its strength, stability, and resistance to bending or warping. Steel furniture is often preferred for outdoor settings with high winds or rough weather conditions.
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  5. What are the benefits of aluminum furniture?
    Aluminum furniture is lightweight and easy to move around. It is also resistant to rust, which is particularly beneficial for outdoor furniture exposed to moisture. Additionally, aluminum furniture often has a sleek and modern appearance. You can find more merits of aluminum furniture in the previous blog!
  6. How should I maintain my outdoor steel and aluminum furniture?
    Regular maintenance includes cleaning the furniture with mild soap and water and avoiding abrasive cleaners or tools that could scratch the surface. For steel furniture, applying a protective coating or sealant can help prevent rust. It's also important to store or cover the furniture during harsh weather conditions.
  7. Can steel and aluminum furniture be used in humid climates?
    Yes, steel and aluminum furniture can be used in humid climates. However, it's important to choose furniture that is specifically designed to withstand high humidity and moisture. Regular cleaning and maintenance will also help prevent the buildup of moisture-related issues such as rust or corrosion.
  8. How do I clean steel and aluminum furniture?
    For routine cleaning, a mixture of mild soap and water can be used to clean steel and aluminum furniture. Gently scrub the surfaces with a soft cloth or sponge, then rinse thoroughly and dry the furniture afterward. For more maintenance tips, click here!
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  9. Are there any specific considerations for winterizing steel and aluminum outdoor furniture?
    Yes, when winterizing steel and aluminum outdoor furniture, it's advisable to store them in a dry and sheltered location, such as a garage or storage shed, to protect them from extreme cold, snow, and ice. If storage is not possible, covering the furniture with weatherproof covers can provide some protection.
  10. Can steel and aluminum furniture be customized or painted?
    Though steel and aluminum furniture can be customized or painted, we’re sorry that Tangkula does not provide such a service. You can send your furniture to professional stores for customization. However, it's important to use appropriate paint or coatings specifically designed for outdoor furniture to ensure durability and longevity.
  11. What are the weight considerations for steel and aluminum furniture?
    Steel furniture is heavier compared to aluminum furniture, which can make it more stable and less likely to be affected by strong winds. Aluminum furniture's lightweight nature makes it easy to move and rearrange.
  12. Are there any safety concerns with steel and aluminum furniture?
    When used as intended, steel and aluminum furniture are generally safe. However, it's important to ensure that the furniture is stable and properly assembled to prevent accidents or injuries. Meanwhile, please make sure your kids are well-cared in case they get injured while jumping and running.
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  13. How long can I expect steel and aluminum furniture to last?
    With proper care and maintenance, steel and aluminum furniture can last for many years. The lifespan may vary depending on the quality of the materials, level of maintenance, and exposure to weather conditions.
  14. Can steel and aluminum furniture be used in coastal areas?
    Aluminum furniture is particularly suitable for coastal areas because it is naturally resistant to rust and corrosion caused by saltwater exposure. Steel furniture can also be used but may require additional protective measures to prevent rusting.
  15. What are the weight limits or load capacities for steel and aluminum furniture?
    The weight limits or load capacities for steel and aluminum furniture can vary depending on the specific design and construction of the furniture. For example, a patio swing can hold 550 lbs, while outdoor sunloungers’ weight capacity is 360 lbs. Please check the detailed product info before purchasing.
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