How to Clean Wood Furniture

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Cleaning wood furniture such as tables, chairs and desks can involve Murphy Oil Soap, water and a terry cloth. Clean wood furniture in the home by first wiping it down to remove and dust and debris from the surface. Learn other dusting tips and... View Video Transcript

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Ann Myrick

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Hi. This is Ann Myrick. Today I'm going to show you how to clean wood furniture. What you first want to do is you want to; the furniture has been sitting and so there will be dust, a little bit of dust. So, you always want to start off like you would on a floor, sweep your floor before you mop it. You want to sweep or dust your furniture before you start cleaning it. I am using just a normal paintbrush that I only use for this type of situation. So, it's a very clean, dry paintbrush. I am just getting all my dust and if there's cob webs off. I'm going to go over it again with a paper towel. Then I am going to use a solution of a wood soap, Murphy Oil Soap, or any other type of soap that is good for furniture; wood furniture. A fourth of a cup soap to a gallon of water. I'm going to ring my sponge out really well and then I'm just going to circular motion the furniture. Then I'm also going to go with the grain of the furniture and then I'm going to take a dry paper towel or a terry cloth towel and I'm going to dry it really well, because you do not want your water to sit on your furniture; on your wood. So, you just want to dry it really well and this also buffs it. This is Ann Myric and that is how to clean wood furniture.