overblown patio screen room on a summer day

How to Clean Screens on Porch

When you’re entertaining, there’s nothing like sitting out on the patio as the sun sets against the Texas horizon. And if you’re looking to create the perfect ambiance, unsightly dirt and debris in your patio screens may offset the majesty of your otherwise immaculate home. If you’re looking for a fast, easy way to clean your patio screens before company comes over, make sure to follow these steps.

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feet over the pool with sunscreen

How Does the Sun Damage Your Skin?

The sun is a constant source of ultraviolet light that bombards your skin and is either reflected or absorbed. Bits of ultraviolet light, or UV rays that are reflected cannot harm your skin. However, any UV rays that are absorbed by your skin can cause a reaction in your body that leads to semi-permanent or permanent damage.

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an old empty wooden peeling blue bench suffering from photobleaching

How to Avoid Sun Damage to Outdoor Patio Furniture

Homeowners who own patios with furniture might be aware that water and dirt are two ways their patio furniture can be worn down. But another threat to the quality of their furniture is the sun. Sun damage, or photobleaching as it’s sometimes called, is when the color of a material fades away over time due to exposure to light or sunlight. Just like how rays from the sun can damage skin, it can damage material too.

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