Clean and well maintained furniture items not only make the appearance of a room more appealing, but also extends the lifespan of the pieces themselves. So, it is important to include furniture cleaning in your house cleaning task. Furniture cleaning is one of the easiest home improvement tasks and requires least effort. According to many furniture makers in Berkshire, cleaning and vacuuming a furniture piece on a regular basis can really lengthen its overall life span. Stated below are some effective tips for taking care of your precious pieces, have a quick look at them –
1. Clean The Stains
Keeping a hot cup of coffee on the centre table of your drawing room while gossiping with your friends, or having a chilled glass of soft drinks while watching your favourite television show and keeping the glass on the table unconsciously, can create random stain marks on the furniture. However, though tea or coffee stains are tough to remove, rubbing the surface gently with a soft cotton cloth can help you to get rid of the unwanted marks. To get even better results, apply some toothpaste and with the help of a cotton cloth, rub the area until the stain is removed. After that, wipe off the toothpaste with a damp cloth gently.
2. Remove Old Polishes
Removing the old polishes from your furniture pieces can really rejuvenate the entire look of it. For this, you need to precipitate at least two tea bags in hot boiling water. After that, let them cool completely. With the help of a clean cotton cloth, squeeze the solution and wash the wood gently. The tannic acid formed by boiling the tea is one of the best solutions for maintaining your wooden furniture. You will be surprised to see the shiny appearance of your wooden furniture, plus it will bring back the aesthetic appearance of your room.
4. Remove Difficult Marks
In order to remove difficult marks such as that of ink, pencil or food, you need to make one home made solution. Prepare a thin paste by using one teaspoon of water along with a tablespoon of baking soda. Apply the paste on the affected area and rub with the help of a soft & damp cotton cloth.
Once the furniture is completely clean, apply a layer of wood polish to add an extra shine on it. Other than purchasing a wood polish from market, you can also prepare it all by your own. Mix ¼ cup of white vinegar with 1 cup of olive oil and mix it well. With a cotton cloth wipe the surface layer thoroughly. Rub till shiny.
Follow all the aforementioned tips to make your old furniture look newer and more appealing.