Veneer Furniture Cleaning Tecniques

Birch veneer modular furniture

Birch veneer modular furniture

People often cover their furniture using veneer to give extra protection to their current woof furniture. Additionally, wood veneer is also intended to make the furniture look more decorative and shiny. Furniture pieces which are layered with wood veneer are called veneer office furniture. To keep it clean and beautiful, you need to take care of the veneer furniture. The easiest thing to do to take care of your veneer furniture is to apply regular cleaning by wiping the surface off using soft cloth. This regular cleaning technique is called general cleaning. Here, you just need to prepare damp cloth. Bear in mind, you are not allowed to rub the wood. Otherwise it can get scratched easily.  It is also important to wipe the veneer in the same direction of the grain.

L Shape veneer office furniture

L Shape veneer office furniture

In your veneer furnishing, sometimes there are some small areas that are difficult to reach that make them difficult to clean too. Here, a paste wax is needed to be applied in such area. For a better result, choose a wax with a high quality. Choose the one that is specially intended for cleaning furniture. Apply it with a lint free cloth which is clean and dry. After that, let the wax for a moment until it becomes harden. Usually it takes at least 15 minutes to make the wax hardens. Then, the veneer furniture surface should be polished again with another lint-free cloth.  Apply a second layer of wax if you wish for extra protection.

Round veneer desk

Round veneer desk

In addition to the general cleaning as explained above, there are also some other further veneer office furniture techniques that you can apply to clean and give your furniture protection. Usually wood veneer home office furniture already has instructions on dilution proportions from the manufacturer. Typically, veneer furniture manufacturers suggest Murphy’s Oil Soap to clean the furniture. Apply the soap to a clean and dry cloth and wipe the cloth over the furniture surface in the wood grain direction. This technique is effective to restore the shine and remove grime that has been accumulated.

Receptionist veneer desk

Receptionist veneer desk

How if your veneer is plastic, not wood? To clean plastic veneer furniture, Pledge Multi-Surface Cleaner or Windex, or other household cleaners can be used. Spray it to the plastic veneer furniture surface and wipe it off. You can repeat the step if there is still grime dirt coating the surface of the furniture. Finally, rinse the area using a damp cloth and let it dry.

Veneer furniture

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