Taking good care of your wooden furniture I guarantee you will pay off in the long run. Because with proper care the furniture will serve you for many years.
The process of taking care of wooden furniture’s such as a coffee table or the dining room table requires much more attention. For this reason, you need to have a routine wooden furniture cleaning exercise. You should perform this at least once a week. To keep your furniture in good shape, it is important to choose only the right care products. You can buy most furniture cleaning products at the local quality furniture stores.
You will need a soft piece of cotton clothing, cleaning detergent or soap, and a quality polish. Using a good quality polish modestly will guarantee protection of your wooden finish. It will also eliminate dust and smudges. Liquid spills, high humidity, UV rays from the sun, and extreme heat will cause damage to wooden furniture.
Many of your pieces of wooden furniture will have different types of finish. Look at your dining room table and your coffee table. There is a good chance their finishes are different. So they will need different specific care. Which you should be able to learn from the furnisher store you purchased those pieces at. We also have some basic guidelines for you below.
Some are easier than others. Some finishes are: painted, stained, varnish, unsealed, waxed, and veneer. If your wooden furniture has a veneer, you should wash it sparing with a sponge and soap. This kind of care is especially critical if the veneer is covered with a hard-wearing synthetic coat.
Furniture that has a varnish finish you can polish with a soft piece of clothing and a spray polish. Furniture with painted wood you can clean most effectively using a washing liquid. Which should cut grease, dust, and other stains.
Also bear in mind the following furniture cleaning tips:
- Dust in the direction of the wooden grain.
- You can choose all kinds of soft fabrics to clean your wooden furniture. But clothes made of microfiber are more effective, they collect dust without spreading it.
- You should dust your furniture regularly to prevent buildup. Remember to always use a damp piece of clothing to prevent dust from settling back on your furniture.
- Do not use all-purpose cleaners unless you are cleaning furniture that’s fitted with a plastic covering.
- Use spray polish in moderation, because frequent use can cause your furniture wood to lose luster.
- Understand new cleaning products before using them. This is especially critical, if you are trying out a cleaning agent for the first time. We also suggest you use them in a hidden spot to see how they affect your furniture.