Show your favorite furniture pieces some tender loving care by using these five household cleaning items. You may be surprised by what mayonnaise can do. Take this quiz to find out.
Olive oil may be use to polish unpainted wood furniture.
You will only need a small amount of olive oil.
Apply a small amount of oil to a soft cloth and rub the oil into your favorite wooden pieces.
Shoe polish may also be used to polish wood furniture.
Soften the polish by putting it in a warm spot.
Use a soft cloth to rub softened shoe polish Into the wood surfaces.
You may use clear polish for all woods.
The polish may make scratches and small nicks in the wood simply vanish.
You may get a ring on your coffee or dining table.
Mayonnaise may remove unsightly water marks from wood.
Use a soft cloth to rub the mayonnaise into the water marks.
Let the mayonnaise work on the water marks overnight and wipe them both away the next day.
To protect wooden surfaces, use a coaster under beverages.
Save old cotton socks to polish your wooden furniture. Add a bit of furniture cleaner to the sock and you are ready to shine. Old cotton towels may be used for furniture polishing, also.
The sock may be slipped over your hand, making it easier to clean crevices and other wooden pieces.
Rubber gloves may be used to collect pet hair.
If the rubber gloves irritate your skin, use cotton liners.
To pick up pet hair, dampen the outside of rubber gloves and run your gloved hands over the soft furnishings.
Rubber gloves protect your hands from cleaning materials while keeping your hands clean and dry.
Using household items to clean furniture may save you money, since specialized commercial cleaning products cost more.