Caring Wood Furniture Surface
Dirt and stain on surface of wood furniture may damage the appearance of them, especially if the stain and dirt stick on your coffee table. Surface of wood furniture is very vulnerable to many kinds of damage, which is ranging from scratches, stain and dirt to discoloration. Many tips and tricks are provided on the internet, including this article. These following may help you to repair stain or dirt on your wood furniture at home.
Mostly wood furniture, particularly for indoor, has been finished with stain or varnish. The finishing gives protection to the wood furniture, except from stain and dirt. At times, you will find your table or other wood furniture has dirt on its surface, like stain from glasses. Some wood furniture is finished with shellac or lacquer, which have no resistance to alcohol and water. The stain will leave ring mark or with spot on the table. Liquid furniture polish can be used to remove the stain. Polish the surface firmly with the liquid. You may use denatured alcohol lightly wiped on the stained surface if liquid furniture polish does not work. However, use small amount of the alcohol, as said before this kind of finishing is not resistant to alcohol. Too much off alcohol is only bring damage to the finishing of wood furniture repaired.
Other treatment to remove stain is using abrasive. It uses when other previous treatments are not worked for your wood furniture. Gentle abrasive enables to be applied on the stained wood furniture. Otherwise, it is easy to be purchased in all home-supply stores. If you want to make it by yourself, you may use a mixture of cigarette ashes with few drop of vegetable oil, linseed oil and light mineral oil. Rub the mixture over the stained area. Ensure it to rub along the grain of the wood then gently wipe it with soft cloth. For some stubborn spot, it requires several applications to remove the stain or dirt.