Wooden Outdoor Furniture by fjzhangweiqun


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                                                      24 Month
                                                      Deluxe Warranty
                                                      BBQ Factory is committed to the supply of quality wooden

                                                      furniture.   We are confident that you will find it well-made

                                                      and that with proper care, cleaning and maintenance it will
                                                      give you good service.      We are pleased to offer original

                                                      purchasers a 24-month warranty from the date of purchase
                                                      against defects in manufacture in the wooden structure of

                                                      the furniture. If a defect occurs, please inform your retail-       Furniture
                                                      er and the part will be either repaired or replaced or the
                                                                                                                          Congratulations on your new
                                                      purchase price refunded, at our discretion.          Wood is a

                                                      natural product, so you can expect to see some variations
                                                                                                                          outdoor furniture purchase.
                                                      in the colour and grain of the timber both when it is new           Wood is a natural product and
                                                      and as it ages, as well as some checking and feathering             so variations in colour and
                                                      of the grain. This is not a manufacturing defect and is not
                                                                                                                          grain are part of the timber’s
                                                      covered by this warranty.
                                                                                                                          character and personality.

                                                      We offer a 12 month warranty on the fabric slings and/or            We suggest that the
                                                      cushions used on your furniture.                                    procedures in this leaflet be
                                                                                                                          followed to ensure long and
                                                      We reserve the right to refuse warranty on products
                                                                                                                          enjoyable use.
                                                      that have been subject to fair wear and tear; products

                                                      damaged by mishandling, misuse or failure to follow the

                                                      manufacturer’s     installation   and   operating   instructions;

                                                      products damaged by failure to keep the product clean

                                                      and maintained or which have been modified without

                                                      authorisation. We do not provide warranty cover for work

                                                      performed by others such as installers and assemblers etc.

                                                      Proof of purchase will be required in the event of a warranty

                                                      claim - please retain your sales receipt.

                                                      Nothing in this information is intended to limit any condition,

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              www.bbqfactory.co.nz                    to the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, except to the extent

                                                      permitted by the Act.
Type of Woods Used                                                     A second effect that becomes noticeable is the silvering of the
We use a variety of hardwoods in our outdoor furniture                 timber. This is a natural phenomenon that occurs with the
settings. These woods are specially selected for their                 ageing of most timbers and can be minimised by repeated
suitability for each product.                                          applications of oil, wax or other timber treatments. The main
                                                                       problem however is the effect of ultraviolet light, which these
Sepitir                                                                treatments will not stop, but only slow.
Sepitir is a mid-range hardwood from Malaysia with a growing
reputation for good value. Traditionally used for exterior joinery     The third major ageing effect that occurs, particularly in the
and furniture, Sepitir’s toughness and resistance to bending           more humid areas of New Zealand, is the formation of moulds
and warping makes it ideal for use in outdoor furniture. Our           or fungi in the grain of the wood. These usually show up as
Sepitir hardwood range is certified by the Forest Stewardship           black spots on the timber surface and may occur very rapidly.
Council, which governs the sustainable management of the               The addition of anti-fungal agents to the oil finish applied to the
world’s forests.                                                       wood at the factory is designed to help prevent this, but may
                                                                       not totally stop it.
Kwila (Merbau)
                                                                                                                                            Periodic renewal of the oil or wax coatings will lessen the
A common timber across the Pacific and Southern Asia, Kwila             In addition, Kwila has unique characteristics that make it
                                                                                                                                            effects of ageing on the timber but will not prevent it. If you
has been traditionally used in the construction of decks and           different from most other timbers used for outdoor furniture.
                                                                                                                                            want to retain the fresh natural colour of the wood, re-oil it two
outdoor areas - and now outdoor furniture. Left to weather to a        Kwila is a very resinous wood and this resin will leach out of the
                                                                                                                                            or three times a year or as required. If you desire the silver-
beautiful silver grey or kept in its original colour by the seasonal   timber for a period of up to six months. This leaching is
                                                                                                                                            grey look of aged timber, don’t oil the wood but please bear in
application of outdoor furniture oils, your Kwila outdoor setting      referred to as “bleeding” and is quite normal. The amount of
                                                                                                                                            mind that the silvering of the timber cannot be removed by
will be with you for years to come.                                    bleeding is affected by the amount of moisture or rainfall that
                                                                                                                                            simply re-oiling. The wood must be cleaned with a water
                                                                       the wood is exposed to: the more water, the more bleeding
                                                                                                                                            blaster or scrubbing brush, sanded and then recoated when
Hardwood - A Natural Product                                           of resin. The resin may mark your patio as it drips out of the
                                                                                                                                            completely dry.
After the components of your furniture are made, they are              timber, but will disappear in time or can be removed from
oiled with a linseed oil-based product which contains anti-            concrete patios with the assistance of a concrete cleaner.
                                                                                                                                            If moulds or fungi form on your outdoor furniture, we suggest
fungal agents. They may also be waxed with a teak wax.
                                                                                                                                            you treat it with an anti-fungal cleaning product such as Exit
These products soak into the wood and help seal and stabilise          Care of Timber Products
                                                                                                                                            Mould. Ensure you remove any fabric slings and follow the
it against loss of moisture and shrinkage.                             Firstly, we recommend that furniture be protected from the
                                                                                                                                            manufacturer’s instructions.
                                                                       elements wherever possible, either by storing indoors or by a
Once the components arrive in New Zealand and are                      protective cover.
                                                                                                                                            Tighten all the fastenings once a year with the hex key that is
assembled and used by the customer, more changes begin to
                                                                                                                                            provided with the furniture setting.
take place in the timber. The wood alters in moisture content
to come into equilibrium with local conditions. This can lead to
                                                                                                                                            Clean the fabric covers regularly to prevent dirt from
the appearance of the fine checking cracks that are commonly
                                                                                                                                            becoming ingrained. Use a garden hose or a soft brush
noticed in the end grain.
                                                                                                                                            and a very dilute solution of household bleach. Avoid
                                                                                                                                            getting the bleach solution on the wood as water marks may
The oil or wax finishes also dry out with time, depending on
                                                                                                                                            be caused if not washed off immediately.
the situation the furniture is in. Exposure to frequent rain and
sunlight obviously accelerates this. The drying out of the
finish lessens the amount of protection afforded to the wood,
allowing the moisture level to fluctuate a bit more than before.
This can lead to more movement of the timber, checking of the
grain and warping.

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