How to assemble your rattan garden furniture this summer

1st May 2017

How to assemble rattan garden furniture

Rattan garden furniture will be a wonderful summer edition to the garden. Upon delivery of the package you may have the question on how to assemble the furniture. Though it comes with instruction for assembling in can be a puzzle. If you follow some tips with along with the instruction, it can help to make the process a lot easier for you. Below we have shared some useful tips which will help you to assemble the furniture like a pro.
Here are some basic instructions that you need to follow while assembling any rattan garden furniture set :

• Separate and identify all parts. Make sure you have all the parts listed in the instruction.
• Assemble step by step and follow the instructions
• Assemble on a soft mat to avoid any scratches
• Do not tighten the screws completely until assembly is completed.

Tips to Assemble Rattan Garden Furniture:

Check the Package

It may sound strange but an outside damage to the package may lead to damage to your rattan furniture. Always check for dents as well as water damage in the package.

Make sure everything you need is all there

For any garden set which assembly is involved it is important to make sure everything you need for assembly is there. Open the box and take out all the pieces. This will help you to know if any piece is missing. Though most companies make sure this type of mistakes doesn’t occur but mistakes do happen. Also, make sure you have a lot of space so that you can see all the pieces together at the same time. It is better to assemble the set on a flat surface rather than grass so that you don’t lose any tiny pieces in the lawn.

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Get Comfortable

If you are not comfortable sitting on the ground for a long time you may want to set the furniture on top of a table. This way you don’t have to bend over constantly causing over-stress to your back.
Have your Tools ready
There’s nothing more frustrating than getting ready to assemble and then realising that you don’t have the correct tools for assembling. Tools required to assemble a rattan garden furniture set are minimal. Basically, you need the correct wrench to tighten the bolts. And normally that information is available when making your purchase.

Don’t over tighten

Not tightening the bolts of your new rattan furniture set can be as bad as over-tightening the bolts can also be damaging to the set. To put the set together the trick is to hand tighten the bolts at first. Once they all are in place tighten the bolts tight without over straining yourself. There should be some amount of moment to the set to allow shrinkage and expansion with the changing weather.

Assemble your furniture upside down

This tip is mostly applicable for assembling tables as it is not possible to assemble a table otherwise. Follow the assembly instruction of a table by placing the table top on the ground. Assembling this way will reduce the chances of breaking the table legs. Though this is stated in most instructions, but it is good to know in case your instruction does not have this.

Keep the covers as long as possible

Some pieces in your rattan garden furniture set may have a cover on them, especially in glass pieces. The covers are there to avoid scratches and help the assembly process go smoother. So, removing the cover before fully assembling the set can lead to scratches or even breakage.
Assembling rattan garden furniture is very simple. All the instructions are provided with it and as long as your take time to read and follow the instruction and tips, you too can assemble your furniture set like a pro. The durability of rattan furniture is unmatched and they make a beautiful addition to any space.

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