Trex Furniture Common Questions (FAQ)

We've gathered the most commonly asked questions about Trex Furniture. If your question isn't answered here, you may also contact us with any questions you may have.

Common Questions

Can Trex Outdoor Furniture be power washed?

A high-pressure power washer may be used for regular maintenance to keep your furniture looking like new. Pressure should not exceed 1,500 psi, which is the equivalent pressure of a car wash. The surface characteristics of the product may require the use of a soft bristle brush to get into the creases.

Is the Trex Outdoor Furniture color only on the surface?

No, the color in Trex Outdoor Furniture lumber runs all the way through.

What is the hardware made from?

Trex Furniture uses genuine stainless steel hardware for optimal performance and longevity.

Do I have to assemble the outdoor furniture?

Trex Outdoor Furniture requires minimal assembly. Some models even unfold right out of the box with no need for assembly. Items that require assembly often take less than 30 minutes to complete and include basic tools with easy-to-follow instructions.

Can Trex Furniture be painted?

Trex Outdoor Furniture does not need to be stained, painted, or sealed in any way due to the durable nature of the material.

Can Trex Furniture be sanded?

Although minor scratches can be addressed with light sanding, Trex Outdoor Furniture cannot be completely resurfaced using sandpaper.

How do I clean Trex Outdoor Furniture?

For regular maintenance simply wash the product with soap and water. For advanced cleaning or to remove fungi, use a solution of 1/3 bleach and 2/3 water. Fungi can also be removed using any readily available anti-fungal product. The surface characteristics of the product may require the use of a soft bristle brush to get into the creases. The hardware used in the assembly and construction of our furniture is an 18-8 commercial grade stainless steel that has an additional Xylan protective and cosmetic coating. Although the quality of the hardware has a high level of corrosive resistance, the hardware can show some signs of corrosion in salt air environments. A practical solution to these signs of corrosion would be to wash the product with soap and water. Use a soft bristle brush to scrub the corroding areas of the hardware. Also, use appliance touch-up paint in the appropriate color to protect the hardware. Appliance touch-up paint can be purchased at local hardware stores.

What is HDPE?

HDPE stands for High-Density Polyethylene, which is an exceptionally durable plastic that has infinite recyclability.

How much does Trex Outdoor Furniture weigh?

The weight of a Trex chair is similar to that of a hardwood chair averaging 30 to 50 lbs. each. This means that even in strong winds you won't have to worry about the furniture blowing away.

Does it contain wood or natural fibers?

Trex Outdoor Furniture is made from HDPE and does not contain wood or any natural fibers.

Is the outdoor furniture UV-protected?

Trex Outdoor Furniture lumber contains UV-inhibited pigment systems that reduces fading.