In order to keep metal bar stools looking as good as the day you bought them, the bar stool or stools need to be maintained on a regular basis. The level of care you should provide is determined the type of metal used. Most of the bar stool that are manufactured from metal are aluminium, stainless steel, tempered steel, bronze, or wrought iron. Each of these bar stools is different in the way they need to be maintained to ensure the excellent quality is kept up.
Aluminium bar stools are very good to have in any area of the bar, restaurant or home because they wont rust and they are very strong and durable for how light it is. To clean these aluminium bar stools you can use simple house hold products, it is simply a matter of spray and wipe. Use a cotton cloth. If you detect a scratch, lightly buff it with a coarse cloth or very fine sandpaper, be sure to go easy though. For dings and dents, try a ball peen hammer, if the location is accessible. Otherwise, ask for the help of a professional.
Stainless steel bar stools, just like the aluminium stools, are very easy to maintain. If the bar stools have a high shine or have a chrome coat then the best thing to use is chrome cleaner to refresh the shiny surface. Otherwise, just use standard cleaning products. Stainless steel and temper steel bar stools are very strong, so you should never have any problems with dents. Although if one ever occurs, then you might need to seek professional advice in order to rectify the problem. If you need advice to fix some minor bumps and scrapes then check out the internet for advice.
You can also get polished surfaces refinished for a small fee through some furniture stores, should the stools become badly scratched over time.
Pewter, bronze, and wrought iron are alike metals in terms of their softness. They are easily cleaned with particular cleaners made for that exacting metal. Just ask when you acquire the stools and the salesperson should point out the suitable cleaning agents.
These metals do run the risk of becoming dented or badly scratched. Because they are softer, dents can become hazardous if they are profound and affect the stool legs. It can cause a leg to crumple and the entire stool to give way with a person sitting on it. For this reason, it’s a prudent move to inspect the legs on stools made from pewter, bronze, or wrought iron regularly. If you have any doubts, take the stool out of commission and have a pro look it over.
All metal stools are built to last for years with minimal care. It’s one of the main advantages of buying them. Just clean each stool occasionally and keep an eye out for scratches and dents.