4 Tips on cleaning wood furniture properly

cabinetNeed to get rid of allergens and pollutants from your home? Start by cleaning your wooden furniture. Here are some tips in keeping your wood furniture clean and help make your home healthy!

Ways to clean your wood furniture properly:

  1. Use lint-free cloths
  2. Don’t use chemical sprays
  3. Use a mix of vinegar and water
  4. Dust regularly

Use lint-free cloths

Use soft, lint-free cloths to dust your furniture. Feather dusters are not a good idea because the sharp quills can scratch on the wood’s surface and are not very good at removing the dirt. Follow the direction of the wood grain to prevent the build-up of dust.

Coffee Table with a sea themeDon’t use chemical sprays

Don’t use chemical spray polish as they are not good your wood furniture. Spray polish will simply give you that “clean” fragrant smell but will not benefit the wood furniture or remove the dirt.

Keep your home fresh and hygienic by regularly cleaning of your furniture to maintain a dust free environment rather than spreading the fragrant smell of spray polish that contains chemical which can cause health problems.

Mix vinegar and water

Strong vinegar can harm the surface of your furniture. Mix drops of vinegar with a cup of water then dip your cloth into the solution and wring it out. Make sure not to apply too much solution on the surfaces as over wetting can cause water damage.

You can use this solution as an alternative cleaning agent. White vinegar is great for cutting grease, odours, stains and the build-up of grime.

Dust regularly

Tidy away any buildup dust that will damage your furniture after a period of time, especially in corners and edges of your furniture. Deep clean your furniture with the small brush on your vacuum cleaning toremove all allergens that can get caught in the nooks of your furniture.

How to clean wood furniture properly!

Use these tips to keep your furniture looking awesome and your house healthy.
Looking for a new wooden furniture piece?
Contact West Coast Timbers on 08 9720 2561 to discuss your needs and view our current furniture range.

 

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