Solid wood furniture is very popular in India, since it not only looks great, but can also last you a long time if taken care of properly. And you certainly will have to take care of it if your wood furniture has been in the family for several generations! But don’t worry, with the right strategy and cleaning products it’s simple to keep your wooden furniture looking it’s best. We’ve compiled a few tips and tricks on how to polish wood furniture and how to clean wooden furniture thoroughly to get you started.
General Care * Avoid exposing the furniture to excessive heat or direct sunlight as this can cause cracking of the wood and deterioration of the color. * Using placemats, hot pads and coasters under the plates, serving dishes and beverages respectively can prevent stains and other damages. * Take care when moving the furniture and never drag the pieces across the floor, as this will cause damage to the joints. * Do not use abrasives or harsh chemicals on wood furniture . * Apply beeswax on solid wood once a year to maintain the finish and moisture of wood.
Spot Cleaning Wood Mix equal parts of distilled white vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil * To make the wood polish, hake in a glass jar and apply with a very soft cloth to naturally clean and polish hard wood furniture. You only need a little bit. * To make the wood cleaner, use a soft cloth to wipe down wooden furniture and give it a good cleaning before polishing and restoring. * To make the wood restorer, mix together and use a soft cloth to restore wood furniture. * To use the water-spot remover, rub to remove marks with the grain. Wipe off with a soft cloth.