Upholstered Antique or Wood Furniture: Some Practical Tips to Clean Them Up
Published on Sunday, 07 March 2010
Most of the time Antique furniture only requires meticulous cleaning than sending them to an expensive refinishing professional. If you have the patience to clean it meticulously, it will be better because by just mere cleaning your upholstered antique or wood furniture will preserve its original finish. Preserving its original finish will even increase the value of your antique furniture.
If you have upholstered antique or wood furniture that you simply want to preserve and maintain, all you need is a good wood or upholstered polish to protect the furniture's finish.
All you need is to clean it regularly using a soft piece of cloth with your polishing agent and meticulously polish the creases of your furniture and all over its surface.
You also need to remember that some polishing agents are not good for your wooden or upholstered furniture such as polishing agents with silicone base or oil ingredients, these leave a sticky and greasy film that attracts more dirt and dust.
You also need to remember that water is the most damaging cleanser for your upholstered antique or wood furniture.
You can use soft brush or cloth for general cleaning materials. These are better to use as cleaning materials for the furniture than feather dusters.
Next time you clean your upholstered furniture and woods, try to remember these simple tips. It will save you more while maintaining the value of your antique furniture.
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