There are so many precious things hidden under the plain sight when it comes to keeping your furniture clean. You always want to keep your furniture look nice and safe for everyone around you and still pocket friendly.
The answer is natural ingredients. Among many benefits, one advantage is that as they are no artificial preservatives. They won’t cause a harsh reaction because the commercial products contain toxic chemicals that can be injurious often.
These are products such as vinegar with many cleaning purposes and comes handy in your pantry.
Another highlighted benefit is that they are environmentally friendly and do not create any impact on nature.
So, as much as getting a good furniture from a good furniture shop such is important, care of those furniture also becomes important
Here we go with the details of cleaning.
Cleaning the Wood Furniture
Removing the Dust
Over time, dirt and grime particles get gathered on the surfaces, and the water will not be removed. Here we will tell you how to make a homemade cleaner.
In 1 cup of water, add ¼ of vinegar, then add 2 teaspoons of mineral oil, and 15 drops of lemons drops in it. Stir it till the ingredients are correctly mix. Fill the solution in the spray bottle or keep it in the bowl.
If you are keeping it in a spray bottle, then shake it well.
Then spray the mixture or pour the mixture and wipe it with the microfiber cloth.
Eliminating the Stubborn Stains from the Dark Color Wood
A spot of grease oil or another type of spill penetrates the wood, and you have to apply a mixture of different kinds of ingredients to remove it. ½ cup of apple cider oil, ¾ cup extra virgin oil, 20 – 30 drops of lavender essential oil, and 1 tablespoon of vegetable glycine mix them well.
(You can adjust the quantity according to your need)
The solution will not only eliminate the spots but due to lemon; it will also help to disinfect the germs.
Although many types of commercial polishes are available in the market, what is safer then prepare your polish by own with the help of natural ingredients.
Take one lemon, and few drops of olive oil mix it well as the mixture should be like a salad dressing. Apply on the microfiber cloth and then wipe it on the whole furniture. For more effective results, you can also add 1/4 cup of vinegar.
All in One Cleaner
If you want to clean and polish your furniture at one time, then prepare the cleaner by adding 4 tablespoons of mineral oil, ¼ cup of vinegar, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice combine them.
After the fill in the spray bottle and spray on the furniture. Then wipe it.
Cleaning the Leather Furniture
Eliminating the Spots and Marks
Spots that are not too old and not profoundly penetrate in the leather for removing them.
You have to take equal parts of lemon and cream of tartar mix it well. After that take the microfiber cloth and apply the mixture on the cloth and wipe it
If the stain has not removed immediately, then leave it for a while.
Eliminating the Hard Removing Stains
Sometimes, we didn’t take the immediate notice of the spots and mark they penetrated deep inside, which can’t be removed by the procedure mentioned above, such as oil spots.
Take the corn starch and rub it vigorously against the stains till it absorbs the whole oil inside it.
Cleaning the White Leather
White color tends to it to absorb dirt, grime, and dust quickly as compare to another color.
Make the mixture by adding ¼ cup of vinegar, and ½ cup of olive oil in it stir them after that fill it in the spray bottle and spray it on the stains. If the spray bottle is not available then fill it in the regular bottle
Keep it for around five minutes, then wipe it with a cloth.
Homemade Leather Conditioner
To keep the leather in good shape and healthy. Here we are providing some ways how to prepare at home. One simple method is to take vinegar, and lessened oil in equal parts apply it with the help of a soft cloth.
The second procedure is in 2 parts of almond oil and 1 part of beeswax and cocoa butter in the pan and cooks it on the medium flame. When you see the fat has started to melt switch off the flame. Allow the mixture to cool down up to 40 minutes
After this, the thick balm has been formed. Use your hand to apply balm on the leather. When it gets dried, wipe it with a cloth.
Cleaning Fabric Furniture
Before applying any procedure or method on the fabric, read the instructions carefully. Because not every method is suitable for fabric
Try Something Simple
Sprinkle the baking soda on the furniture. Leave it for up to 30 minutes for settling. It will not only wipe out the stains. But also help to eliminate the smell
For Mild Stains
If the spots can’t wipe out with the above procedure. Then make a mixture by taking 2 cups of baking soda, ½ cup of corn starch ½ cup of cornmeal 4 bay leaves and two cloves
Mix the ingredient well. You can also use a food processor or blender to leave it overnight. Then wipe out the then wipe out the ingredient.
Sometimes stains have deeply penetrated the fabric and can’t be removed.
Prepare the mixture by combing equal part of vinegar and water. You can also add the dish detergent as an optional.
Wipe the area in the circular motion and make sure all the stains have removed thoroughly. After applying the mixture, clean it again by dampening the cloth with the warm water to remove the mix.
We hope that you find this article interesting and informative enough. We have provided all the cleaning detail about the common furniture cleaning. The scope is not limited – you may extend natural cleaning to your shower products as well.
Now, what are you waiting for, grab these ingredients and start cleaning?