The weather is incredible; it’s a heatwave (we know, amazing, right). You’re planning to throw a BBQ for friends and family and it’s going to be awesome. Well, that is until you uncover your garden furniture and notice the plastic is looking shabby, faded and frankly drab.  Cue one of the many WD-40 uses!  Go into the garage, shed, cupboard under the stairs; wherever your trusted can of WD-40 lives, and follow the below instructions to learn how to restore your faded plastic garden furniture in time for summer!

Can WD-40 be Used to Restore Plastic?

Yes, WD-40 can be used on plastic to help with restoring fading. WD-40 is actually safe to use on metal, rubber, wood and plastic. It can also be applied to painted metal surfaces without harming the paint. Using WD-40 to bring colour and shine back to faded plastic patio furniture, is just one of many WD-40 uses! There are so many ways WD-40® can be used around the home & garden you’ll be amazed!

Please note: Polycarbonate and clear polystyrene plastic are among the very few surfaces on which to avoid using a petroleum-based product, like WD-40 Multi-Use Product.

Use WD-40 to Restore Faded Plastic Furniture

  1. First step is to clean any debris, cobwebs or general muck from the plastic furniture’s surface.
  2. Secondly, use WD-40 by spraying it onto the plastic furniture, rubbing it in with a clean, dry cloth. You will find this restores the faded plastic back to new!
  3. Next, wipe away any excess WD-40 before use!
  4. Marvel at your plastic garden furniture that the neighbours will approve of.

There you have it a couple of easy steps to making faded plastic look new! WD-40® can also be used to clean rust from your metal garden furniture or protect plastic garden furniture so you can get your garden summer entertaining ready in no time!

How to Renew Faded Plastic Garden Furniture