It is undeniable, teak furniture has a high aesthetic value when applied to the interior design.
In addition to having a high aesthetic value, also known teak furniture lasting for decades. Naturally, if the teak wood furniture never enthusiasts despite exorbitant price. Unfortunately, many people mistakenly assume the durability of teak as an excuse to minimize maintenance forms.
Though teak furniture also needs regular maintenance. If you have teak wood furniture in the house, do not let your furniture piled old without ever being treated. Do some of the following treatments to make your teak wood furniture is nice and durable.
1. Routine Clean Dust
Remove dust and dirt from teak wood furniture on a regular basis. You can use a cloth, duster, or fine cotton cloth so as not to cause scratches on the surface of the wood.
Use a soft brush to clean the small size carved sidelines if any. You can use the pledge (special cleaning liquid timber) so the furniture is more hygienic.
Spray the liquid as needed and wipe with a cloth and let it dry. Note, avoid using furniture cleaners that contain ingredients solvent such as methanol, toluene, acetone.
The chemicals are indeed clean stains on wood furniture quickly but can damage the surface layer of teak.
2. Warm Water
Use warm water with a soft cloth to clean the teak wood furniture is not lacquered. Not too wet cloth, wring preferably made with until coarse before wiping. The aim is to avoid a lot of water absorbed into the pores of the wood.
3. Pay attention to Room Temperature
Place the teak furniture at normal room temperature, not hot or cold. Hot air can make the oil content in the wood to dry quickly causing wood color quickly faded and dull.
While the temperature is too cold can accelerate the process of oxidation that can lead to mildew and insects reproduce termites or other wood.
4. Polishing with Teak Oil
Polished teak furniture with teak oil to make the color of furniture remained natural. Outdoor wood furniture that is placed generally finishing or coating will fade. You can me-refinishing her 2-3 years to make it more beautiful.
5. Treat with Good
Treat the furniture well. For example, if you want to move the chair teak chair should be lifted from the cradle, not just shifted or drawn on the backrest.
To keep teak wood surface from scratches, you can add a mat on it. For example, you can apply for a table cloth or fabric motif. Sofa by foam as the pedestal base. This can minimize the possibility of damaged furnishings slowly.
Teak furniture suited for residential with spacious open-plan.