Different Furniture Care Tips

By: Tom Tomer

As it is rightly said that where there is a will there is a way so, where there are expensive and beautiful furniture they ought to be cleaned. Just buying furniture according to the taste of own, or which suits one's interior is not just the end of work. But in actual sense it is the beginning of work. As cleanliness of furniture is essential. They should be cleaned once on a week and properly according to their needs once in a month. Which products are right for furniture depend on the amount of use as well as climatic conditions?

There are a variety of products developed especially for furniture care. Such as Polishes, waxes, oil treatments, stains and preservatives are formulated to provide furniture protection from the elements and regular use. Variety of other products is also available in market for furniture cleaning

1.Furniture Waxes: Furniture waxes afford the longest lasting protection for furniture and are available as a paste or liquid.
2.Orange Oil: It can be used on any finish and does a superb job of removing everyday dirt and dust.
3.Lemon Oil: is recommended for heavier routine cleaning and dusting. It contains mineral spirits for strong dirt and grime removal.

Apart from that Furniture Cleaners can be found that help to protect the furniture finish and can be used regularly. The use of these products helps to avoid scratching the surface when dusting furniture with a dry rag. Furniture Polishes: Most furniture polishes are emulsion base and can be used regularly on most furniture surfaces.

These were the products which are generally found in market. But the basic furniture care can be summed up as:
1.Keep furniture out of direct sunlight.
2.Avoid placing furniture in front of or under windows.
3.Place furniture away from heating and air conditioning vents.
4.Blot up spills immediately.
5.Use coasters, placemats and tablecloths to protect furniture during use.
6.Lift and place items instead of sliding across furniture surfaces.
7.Rotate accessories on your furniture periodically.
8.Avoid prolonged use of plastic and rubber items on your furniture.
9.Dust your furniture regularly and polish every 4-6 months.

One should always remember to find such furniture which can be cleaned and maintained properly and easily. House loaded with heavy furniture's and is not possible to clean be of waste of time and energy.

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