Taking care of your furniture

Taking Care of your furniture wood cabinet and dining maintaining wood furniture needs more than just light dusting to maintain the beauty of the wood.

Ultra-violet light and a damp or wet environment and certainly damage wood furniture

The wood care tips below should help you to preserve your wooden furniture, wood cabinets, or any other wooden products. We have put together a list of things you can do to maintenance your wood furniture.

  1. Oak Furniture is often oiled before it is packed and delivered. If the smell is strong, consider placing a bowl with baking soda, white vinegar, and activated charcoal near your wood furniture,this can eliminate odours. Any odour will soon fade.
  2. Temperature & Humidity. Both of these factors can also have a big effect on wood furniture. If the wood is finished or treated this can have an impact on your furniture
  3. Lack of moisture can cause wood to damage shrink and crack. Some wood can also swell if too dry and cause to crack and split. If your environment does not suffer damp or too much heat, your furniture should be fine.
  4. Do not use rubber or plastic feet under anything you might place on a table as this can cause what is called "plasticiser migration" and can make the surface look strange.
  5. Extreme Air-conditioning, heating and ventilation in your house can be harmful and furniture should not be exposed to this. Some heating and air-conditioning vents can create a temperature variance too extreme for furniture or cabinets. Place your furniture in an area that will allow the look you want, but yet safe from the sun and extreme temperature changes.
  6. During the summer, when we want the natural air to flow through our houses, be certain that you are protected from rain and damp entering your property onto your furniture.

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