Not only maintenance, your habit of treating wooden furniture can also affect the quality and durability of your wooden furniture at home or office. Furniture that uses wood material is one of the most popular types of furniture in Indonesian society. Wooden furniture was chosen because it brings a warm feel and can adapted to various interior styles. What’s more, wood furniture is considered a type of furniture that can be used for a long time. However, the maintenance must be really considered so that it is always durable.
There are some factors that you often forget, but it can also affect the quality and durability of wooden furniture, which is your daily habits at home. Whether you realize it or not, sometimes you often act “cool” in treating furniture. One of the wrong ways is, for example, moving furniture by shift it, not lifting it. Also avoid using plastic or vinyl underlay, as these can fade the upholstery of the furniture.
Carved Wood Furniture
Caring for carved furniture is quite complicated. First, make sure to wipe the entire surface with a clean cloth. To clean the engraving you can use a clean brush or a soft brush. After that, scrub the furniture with solid shoe polish or burnt hazelnut for dark carved furniture. But if the furniture is light, you can scrub it using clear shoe polish or mashed hazelnut wrapped in cloth, then wipe the carved furniture surface again with a soft cloth.
Treat Wood Furniture
Clean dust using a soft cloth dampened once a week to prevent scratches on the surface of the furniture. Always use a base to avoid scratches when placing objects on the furniture. Keep furniture away from direct sunlight which can damage the color and finish. Do not to shift anything on wooden furniture to avoid any scratches on the surface. Resurfacing furniture up to once a month.
One way to treat simple wooden furniture is to use cooking oil and lemon juice. Mix 2 tablespoons of cooking oil and lemon juice in a glass of water. Then rub the wooden furniture with a soft cloth that has been dipped in the mixture, repeat it if needed. Wood furniture now looks cleaner and more shiny.