FAQs - Use & Care


  • 1 - Are my cushions and pillows machine washable?

    Homecrest does not recommend machine washing cushions or pillows (Please refer to question 2).

  • 2 - How do I clean my slings and fabrics?

    To keep your cushions and pillows looking new, refer to the appropriate fabric section below. NEVER use a power washer on the frame or fabric of your Homecrest furniture.

    PVC and Sensation
    Address stains and mildew promptly. Use warm water with a mixture of strong liquid detergent and chlorine bleach (one cup to three gallons of water). Always rinse thoroughly. Pat to remove excess water and allow to air dry.

    Acrylics, Acrylic Blends, and Olefin Blends
    Address stains and mildew promptly. Add 1/2 of chlorine bleach per three gallons of mild soap solution. Always rinse thoroughly. Pat to remove excess water and allow to air dry.

  • 3 - How to I clean my woven products?

    Regular washing with nonabrasive, mild soap and water will remove dirt, body oils, chemicals and other substances. Rinse throrougly; do not pressure wash, and allow to air dry.

  • 4 - How do I clean my aluminum furniture?

    Periodically hose down (NEVER use a power washer on the frame or fabric of your Homecrest furniture) or wash product with mild soap and water to help remove dust, pollens, chemicals, salt water, dirt, etc. Aluminum frames offer exceptionally easy maintenance, and should be cared for like the fine furniture it is.

    Apply a coat of clear liquid car wax at least once a year to protect the frame finish on your product. For nicks and scratches, rub the affected area lightly with fine steel wool for better paint adhesion. Wipe clean the area to be painted and apply thin coats of paint, allowing ample time for paint to dry between coats.

  • 5 - How do I clean my steel furniture?

    Periodically hose down (NEVER use a power washer on the frame or fabric or your Homecrest furniture) or wash product with mild soap and water to help remove dust, pollens, chemicals, salt water, dirt, etc.

    Apply a coat of clear liquid car wax at least once a year to protect the frame finish on your product. Where humidity is high, some corrosion is inevitable; catch it early. If corrosion has occurred, clean the area with Extend (found in most hardware stores) following manufacturer's instructions, or clean with naval jelly, let set for a few minutes and wipe clean. Repeat if necessary.

    Touch up paint application: rub the affected area lightly with fine steel wool for better paint adhesion. Wipe clean the area to be painted and apply thin coats of paint, allowing ample time for paint to dry between coats. Contact your dealer for touch up paint.

  • 6 - How do I clean my vinyl straps and vinyl table rims?

    Using a soft cloth, clean with two tablespoons of mild liquid soap to one gallon of warm water. Use toothpaste or gentle abrasive to remove scuffmarks. DO NOT USE solvents, janitorial cleaner, alcohol-based cleaners/protectants, scouring agents, undiluted bleach, gasoline or ammonia base cleaners on the vinyl rim material. Using these products may cause discoloration.

  • 7 - How do I clean my faux table top?

    Clean with mild soap and water and a sponge or soft cloth. Follow with a clean water rinse. Occasional use of mild abrasive cleaner will release embedded dirt. Rinse thoroughly with clean water.

  • 8 - How do I clean my cast table top?

    Clean with a mild soap and water using a sponge or soft cloth. A clear liquid automotive wax may be applied 1-2 times a year to protect finish.

  • 9 - How do I clean my glass top table?

    Clean regularly with a soft cloth, and mild soap and water.