How To Clean White Plastic Deck Chairs

By: Mrs. Mathis


Image by Salim Fadhley
For anyone out there wondering how to clean white plastic deck chairs, I have an amazing secret weapon for you. Buy a pool. That’s right. It you want really clean white plastic lawn chairs, you need a swimming pool. Cleaning white plastic chairs when you own a pool is sooooo easy. Now, you may thing that putting in a pool for the express purpose of cleaning white plastic lawn chairs is silly. Maybe it is, but really, wouldn’t you like a good, practical excuse for having a pool?

Now that you are thoroughly intrigued and wondering how to clean white plastic deck chairs in a swimming pool, I will tell you.

How To Clean White Plastic Deck Chairs in a Pool

1. Clean white plastic lawn chairs rinsing them with a hose with a strong sprayer attachment.

2. Place rinsed but dirty chairs in the pool in water deep enough to cover them.

3. Leave long enough for pool chemicals to clean white plastic lawn chairs.

4. When the pool chemicals have completed cleaning white plastic lawn chairs, remove them from the pool.

5. Check the clean white plastic lawn chairs for any stuck on bird poop, etc.

6. Remove any stuck on particles from the otherwise clean white plastic lawn chairs with a plastic bristled scrub brush.

7. Allow clean white plastic lawn chairs to dry before using.

How To Clean White Plastic Deck Chairs If You Don’t Have a Pool

Cleaning white plastic lawn chairs when you don’t have a pool requires a little more work, but it is still doable.

1. Clean white plastic lawn chairs with a garden hose to remove excess dirt.

2. Spray the chairs with a commercial product designed for cleaning white plastic chairs.

3. Let the commercial product designed of cleaning white plastic lawn chairs sit for the amount of time recommended on the bottle.

4. Rinse the now clean white plastic lawn chairs with your garden hose.

5. Check the clean white plastic lawn chairs for any stuck on bird poop, etc.

6. Remove any stuck on particles from the otherwise clean white plastic lawn chairs with a plastic bristled scrub brush.

7. Allow clean white plastic lawn chairs to dry before using.

How To Clean White Plastic Deck Chairs With a Homemade Solution

To make your own solution for cleaning white plastic chairs, mix 1 part bleach with 10 parts water and use as described above. Do not leave the solution you made for cleaning white plastic lawn chairs remain on the chair more than 5 minutes, as it can cause yellowing.

When using this homemade solution for cleaning white plastic chairs, be sure to wear old clothes and avoid getting any of the solution on you clothes or skin.

Cleaning White Plastic Lawn Chairs So The White Doesn’t Come Off The Chairs

The key to cleaning white plastic lawn chairs so that the white doesn’t come off the chairs lies in being a gentle as possible. Follow any of the series of steps above with the following exception.

1. Rinse the clean white plastic lawn chairs as soon as they are clean. Do not let them sit too long in the pool or solution.

2. When cleaning white plastic lawn chairs, be very carefully not to scrub too hard to remove the stuck on particles.

3. After cleaning white plastic lawn chairs as described above, allow them to dry in an area where they won’t get blown over by the wind.

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