Today wooden furniture still occupies most of the furniture market, the main reason is that compare with other material furniture, wooden furniture comes with a low price, lightweight, wide material, etc., is very popular in the market. But if you compared with wrought iron furniture, this wooden furniture also has shortcomings, that is, it is not convenient to take care, there are many maintenance Taboo, otherwise it may cause some damage. Here we will tell you about the use of taboos of wooden furniture. There are several tips guard you on how to protect and preserve wooden furniture.
1. Do not use chemical solvents to clean the stains on the surface of the furniture.
Alcohol, gasoline, etc are chemical solvents, which are very serious to the furniture. In addition, when removing the stains on the furniture surface, do not rub hard. Gently clean wood furniture surfaces with a damp—not soaking wet—cloth. Use a small amount of mild dish soap if necessary for removing dirt buildup or something sticky. If there’s residual moisture on the furniture, wipe it away with a dry cloth. Use a quality wood polish occasionally that’s safe for use with the finish on the furniture.
2. Do not scratch the surface of the furniture with hard objects.
When cleaning the furniture, do not let the cleaning tools touch the furniture. Usually, be careful not to let the hard metal products or other sharp objects collide with the furniture to protect the surface from scratches.
3. Do not place the furniture in a humid environment
Moisture greatly affects wood furniture life, a high humidity level may cause the wood to swell or may result in mold growth on your furniture. To prevent humid environment damage to your wooden furniture, please use waterproof covers to protect your wooden furniture from excessive moisture; at the same time place your furniture away from a humid environment, such as kitchen and bathroom.
4. Protect wood furniture from heat, Do not place furniture near a heat source.
Don’t place wood furniture near fireplaces, radiators, and other heat sources, including ovens, boilers, and heating vents; In the winter, it is best to place the furniture at a distance of about 1M from the heating source to avoid high-temperature baking for a long time, causing wood crack, deformation and deformation.
Do not place hot pans or dishes directly on wood surfaces.
5. Keep your furniture out of the sun
When exposed to direct sunlight or intense heat, the wood will dry out too much (so it will easily shrink and crack) and the fine finish will fade. Keep wood pieces away from direct sunlight to protect the finish from fading; Apply a thin screen or film on the windows to prevent UV light from entering the room;
Long-term exposure to the sun can cause severe dehydration of the furniture, Make sure place your furniture can escape from the sun, or be separated by direct sunlight.
The above is some tips about the use of wooden furniture. I hope that after reading this your furniture can reduce damage and better extend its service life.