Restoring Outdoor Furniture
Tip Of The Day, Antonio Sabato, Jr. , Aired on Fri 9/5
DIY, Outdoor Furniture
The Back Story
Outdoor furniture is naturally beautiful and durable. I like the look of teak, don’t you? Here’s how to keep teak looking great year-round. First, decide how you want your teak to age. Teak naturally develops a silvery patina. You’ll need to seal your teak furniture if you want it to stay golden. Start by cleaning it once a year with a soft bristle brush, half dish soap, half warm water, rinse well. Tough stains may need a commercial teak cleaner. There are also cleaners that can restore your teak if it has turned gray. Then, you can apply sealer to protect the color and let the beauty of the wood shine through.
Meet the Guest Stars
Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear. The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts. That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world.
Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)