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Caring for Sengon Wood Furniture to be Durable and Fungus Free

Many sengon wood furniture has made because it is easy to form and cut. In addition, the sengon tree is suitable as industrial plant because of its fast growth, at the age of 3 years its diameter reach 10 cm. However, the sengon tree is not kind of hard wood so it is easily affected by pests and fungi. Well, if you have sengon wood furniture, follow these tips to keep it durable.

Diligently Cleaned
Don’t be lazy to take the time and be more diligent in cleaning the sengon wood furniture that you have. However, there is special way to clean it so that the wood remains durable and strong. Use a sponge moistened with warm water and apply a little of soap. For hard-to-reach corners, you can use an old toothbrush. After that, wipe with a wet cloth over the entire surface of the furniture until it is clean and dry. Make sure the furniture is free of dust and no stains are left behind which can make the mold attack your furniture.

Don’t Let Furniture Exposed to Direct Sun
Before placing furniture, notice the direction of light coming into the room. If your furniture too often exposed to direct sunlight will actually make it more fragile. The furniture paint can quickly fade, peel, or crack. In addition to sunlight, also avoid placing furniture close to heat sources such as stoves or fireplaces because wood will catch fire easily.

Keep Away From Humid Places
Although it should not be exposed to direct sunlight too often, you also still have to maintain the humidity of this sengon wood furniture. Do not put furniture too close to the wall so that it is not easily attacked by fungus and easier to clean. Do not lift, shift, or move furniture too often because this sengon wood is soft wood and not as hard as teak. Also make sure there is air circulation from windows to keep the room to not getting damp and keep the wood strong.

Use Anti-Fungal Drugs
If the sengon wood furniture that you have has already been exposed to mildew, then the final solution is to use antifungal chemical. Use the one specifically made for wooden furniture so that the results obtained can be maximized. You can use Biocide SFP. The trick is, mix Biocide SFP with water, then wipe on the surface of the furniture that has been cleaned. If the furniture already looks dull, you can also repaint it with special wood paint so that it looks good again. For treatment from the inside, you can polish furniture from sengon wood with wax. You can polish it using a clean cloth to the wood surface. Try to do this treatment as often as possible for maximum results.

Use Pedestal
Most wooden furniture has heavy burden because the material is made of wood which is classified as hard. Now to suppress the weight, you can use a mat or carpet on the legs of the furniture so that the shift doesn’t leave marks on the floor. This is highly recommended if your home uses hardwood floors that are prone to scratches.

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