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Winter Care and Maintenance for Cast Stone Concrete Products

Winter Care and Maintenance for your cast stone concrete products is the best way to extend the life of your outdoor garden items. When exposed to freezing temperatures and moisture, cast stone concrete products can crack or crumble. During the warmer months, concrete can also be exposed to additional elements extreme sun, rain, wind, or hail. While extreme weather can be unpredictable and may cause unforeseen damage, taking good care of your purchase will help you stay prepared and keep your items in good condition for many years to come. 

There are many different types of cast stone garden decor and below we will go over best steps for protecting each of them. 

Birdbaths

  • Remove Water
  • Move Indoors
  • Service Pump (If Applicable)
  • Use Absorbent Materials
  • Cover

Planters

  • Remove Water
  • Move Indoors
  • Use Absorbent Materials
  • Cover

Benches

  • Move Indoors
  • Use Absorbent Materials
  • Cover

Statuary

  • Move Indoors
  • Use Absorbent Materials
  • Cover

Concrete garden decor is an excellent way to add some life to your yard or garden. Birdbaths, statuary, planters and benches all add character and charm to your space. Cast stone products are not always cheap, and protecting your investment should be priority number one. The main reason cast stone products break is due to lack of maintenance. This is completely avoidable by following the tips outlined above. If you ever have any questions on how to best protect your order, please feel free to reach out to us directly.