Enjoying your beautiful outdoor bronze sculptures as a beautiful work of art. Bronze sculpture is a copper alloy (a metal that is a combination of other metals, such as Zinc and tin). First of all, it must be pointed out that bronze is a very hard and durable metal. One of the wonders of bronze sculptures is that they require little clean or maintenance and could be used for hundreds of years, even for centuries.
Firstly, maintenance and cleaning
The first caution is to do no harm. Place your bronze sculpture where it could be best saved. Bronze sculptures should be placed in a ventilated place away from heat and humidity environments. Therefore, it cannot be placed in the attic and basement. You can use a soft cloth, a soft shoe brush, a toothbrush or the nozzle of a vacuum cleaner. To clean the outdoor bronze sculpture to keep the sculpture clean. Come clean up the sculpture to keep it clean. If degreasing or heavier cleaning is required, please test a small area before cleaning with neutral soap and distilled water. Then rinse thoroughly and let it dry completely.
Secondly, waxing the bronze sculptures
After clearing and completely drying the outdoor bronze sculptures. Next we should apply a very thin and even wax with a soft brush and polish it with a rag or soft brush. High humidity areas may require more frequent applications. Allow the wax layer to stand and dry for six to twelve hours before polishing. If required, A second coat of wax will add additional gloss if desired. You need to know that waxing the sculpture frequently will not do any harm.
Finally, cleaning and maintenance precautions
If special coatings or unusual varied patinas are found during the cleaning process, please be careful not to alter the surface or remove colors that may damage the future value of the bronze sculpture. Do not use abrasives polishes, brushes or chemicals which could scratch the metal surface.
Hope these methods of cleaning and maintaining bronze sculptures could help you protect your outdoor bronze sculptures. If you have any other questions or want to know about our bronze products, please feel free to contact our staff, we would reply you as soon as possible.