Indoor Finished Wood Furniture
Caring for your wood furniture is as easy as dusting. It is important and easy! Once a week is a good goal to aim for. Contrary to what some owners may believe, it's actually better to not use any special furniture polish when dusting. Just take a light feather duster or lint-free dusting cloth and gently wipe down the furniture's surface. If you dust your wood furniture on a regular basis, this should be enough to keep it in top condition. Once in a while a deep cleaner cleaning may be necessary. In this case, it's best to take a clean cloth, moisten it with warm water and a small amount of mild dish soap. Before placing it on the furniture, ring out the excess water to prevent damaging the finish with moisture. After ringing it out, it's safe to go ahead and wipe down the wood furniture, giving extra care and focus on the areas with built-up dust and dirt. Using a wet cloth with a bit of soap will typically remove any lingering dust or built up dirt. Once everything has been wiped down, it is a good idea to wipe it back down again with a dry towel to ensure no excess moisture remains on the surface. Too much moisture will soak through and damage the furniture.
Liquid Glass Finish Care
Objects when left on the surface for a period of time, may leave impressions. The Liquid Glass is made tough yet flexible. It is not brittle or prone to shattering from impact. Impressions usually disappear in a few hours at normal room temperatures. The warmer the environment, the more quickly impressions appear, then after items are removed will disappear. This characteristic, coupled with outstanding moisture resistance, makes Liquid Glass an ideal coating for bathroom vanities, bartops, coffee tables, desks, and dining tables. Pledge Furniture polish will prolong the life of the surface and clean smudges. Light surface scratches will appear with use overtime. Treat the surface with the same level of care that you would with any fine wood furniture. Liquid Glass may be reapplied to make the surface look brand new.
Upholstery Furniture Care
Prevention is best! Occasionally, vacuum the upholstery to remove dirt and dust. This will prevent the particles from imbedding into the fabric, and increase the life of your upholstery. If possible, keep the furniture out of direct sunlight to prevent fading. Accidents will happen, however and it best to take care of the immediately. For liquid spills, blot with a white cloth or paper towel as quickly as possible. For spills such as jelly or other soft items, scoop up any residue with a soft edge spoon. If the spill has dried up, scoop it gently and vacuum the rest. Try not to rub too strongly or let the stain dry.
To spot clean, always test an area of the fabric that is not seen first, such as under a chair. Let it dry, and then, if results are favorable continue to spot clean the stain. Do not oversaturate an area with any cleaning solution.
Although tempting, don’t throw your fabric in the washer or dryer unless the fabric clearly states it is machine washable. Always remove the pillow forms before washing.
Leather Furniture Care
Wipe the leather furniture down regularly with a clean, dry cloth. The basic care routine for leather upholstery is simply wiping the furniture down with a dry cotton cloth. This will remove dust from the leather and keep it looking its best. Occasionally, Vacuum debris from the furniture's crevices. Just as with any other piece of upholstered furniture, the best way to remove the dust and debris that gradually builds up in crevices and under cushions is by using your vacuum's hose attachment. No special precautions are necessary when vacuuming leather furniture. About once or twice a year, apply a leather conditioner to your furniture. Leather conditioners are products that have a creamy consistency and are designed to be buffed into the leather. Conditioning the leather regularly keeps it from drying out and developing cracks. Avoid soaking leather in water or soak. Use a dry white cloth to blot spills as quickly as possible.