How to Clean
You dust and shine your wood furniture regularly, but over time those polishes and dust combine to leave a dark film on tables, chairs and shelves. To keep your furniture looking its best, you need to do a periodic deep cleaning.
Here’s how to clean wood furniture without damaging its finish:
How to Remove Old Polish
Knowing how to clean old wood furniture that has a decades’ old buildup of polish will help you revitalize an antique.
The tannic acid from the tea is wonderful for maintaining wood. You’ll be surprised at how the wood will shine
Remove Water Stains From Wood
Here’s how to remove water rings from wood where someone has put a hot or cold drink directly on a table.
Erase Difficult Marks From Wood
To remove an ink mark:
Once your furniture is clean, wipe a layer of wood polish on it to preserve the finish and add shine.
Homemade Furniture Polish
You can use commercially prepared lemon oil. You can also make a simple polish by mixing 1 cup of olive oil with 1/4 cup white vinegar. Pour it on a soft cloth and work it into the wood, wiping with the grain. Buff till shiny.
Knowing how to clean wood furniture will help you keep your possessions looking lovely, longer.