Extending the life of outdoor furniture. Whether the outdoor material is wicker, teak, powder coated aluminum or steel there are methods to preserve your furniture so your enjoyment outside can last years and years. For any type of wood products a water sealant protects your furniture against the relentless elements of rain and the elements. When not using your furniture protective covers will always help keep your furniture looking brand-new. Eventually a new coat of varnish or paint will be necessary to keep your furniture looking brand-new.