Cloth, leather, wooden ... 6 ways to maintain furniture of different materials
- Author:Tengye Smart Furniture
- Release on:2020-01-13
Different materials have different maintenance methods. Home furniture often has more than one material. Knowing the corresponding maintenance methods can extend their service life and make the home cleaner and newer.
1. Maintenance of fabric furniture
Cloth furniture can be replaced at any time, and it is easy to clean, and the material is soft and not easy to damage, which is a kind of better maintenance.
Generally speaking, fabric furniture is prone to accumulate dust and hair in the gaps, coupled with the sun exposure and huge temperature changes, the original fabric will become tighter and faded.
Regular cleaning keeps its surface clean,But big things like mattresses,It is also necessary to achieve better maintenance effects through reasonable use.
For example, avoid many people sitting on the edge of the bed,Don't step on the mattress, turn the mattress upside down or end to end regularly, etc.
2. Maintenance of leather furniture
When leather furniture is at a low temperature, the surface will dry and peel, and if it is exposed to sunlight for a long time, the leather will fade and lose its luster. In addition, to ensure that the dermis breathes, you must not allow dust to block the pores on the surface.
Therefore, leather furniture should avoid direct sunlight, do not directly contact high temperature heat sources, and should be maintained frequently. When scrubbing, you can wet it with pure cotton cloth or silk, and then wipe it lightly. After cleaning, you can also spray it with Bi Lizhu or glazing wax to keep it clean.
If you accidentally stain the oil, do not wipe it directly with water. You can wipe it with a cotton cloth or towel dipped in neutral soapy water, and then blot it with a dry cotton cloth.
After cleaning the leather sofa, you can spray a special leather cleaner and wipe it repeatedly with silk to prevent cortical aging.
3. Maintenance of wooden furniture
Wooden furniture is natural wood with plant characteristics. If you are too close to the heat source, the wood will lose moisture and cause dry cracking and deformation. In relatively humid weather, it absorbs too much water and causes swelling. If it is too cold, it may cause cracking and discoloration.
Do not place wooden furniture where it can be exposed to direct sunlight,Do n’t keep “blowing” the air conditioner heating,If near the window,You need to pull the curtains when the sun is strong to prevent the paint film from fading.
The general environment should be ventilated and dry. When using a solid wood dining table, you need to use a cushion under a hot plate.
Wipe wooden furniture, do not rinse with hot water, alkaline water or disinfectant water,Do not touch corrosive items such as alcohol and nail polish, as this will damage the paint on the furniture surface.
The best way is to use a rafter to remove the floating soil on the surface, or use a damp fine cloth to wipe the grain of wood.
In addition, it can be waxed regularly. After finishing the cleaning step, evenly rub the surface with a special polish wax,Polish with a clean soft cloth,It can keep the long-term luster of wooden furniture, and also enhance its moisture and sun resistance.
4. Maintenance of metal furniture
Avoid direct sunlight to the metal, otherwise the paint layer will crack and peel, and the metal will oxidize and deteriorate. If it can only be placed in the sunlight, it can be covered by curtains or blinds.
Corrosive acids and bases are metal furniture"Number one killer", if soaked with acid (such as vinegar)Alkali(Suds, Soda), Should immediately rinse the dirt with water, and then dry with a dry cotton cloth.
Metal furniture should also be kept away from humidifiers. Moisture can rust metal.
When cleaning metal furniture, cotton knitwear can be used to wipe the surface. It is best to use a fine soft wool brush to remove dust in the depressions and reliefs on the furniture.
If the metal furniture is rusty, do not sandpaper it for yourself. If the rust is smaller and shallower, you can use cotton yarn dipped in engine oil to coat the rust. After a while, wipe it with a cloth to remove the rust. If the rust is enlarged and heavy, a technician should be asked to repair it.
5. Maintenance of plastic furniture
Plastic furniture is extremely susceptible to expansion and separation due to moisture. Pay special attention to waterproof and moisture resistance. If the temperature is too high, it may be deformed. If the temperature is too low, it will cause degradation and brittleness. Therefore, during use, try to place it in a relatively small temperature difference space.
Plastic furniture is resistant to light and oil, but has poor hardness, preventing collisions and scratches from hard objects on the blade. If there is cracking, glue cannot be used, and it can be repaired by hot melt method.
Plastic furniture can be washed with ordinary detergents, not with metal brushes. Washing and sun protection can keep it fresh and long-lasting.
6. Maintenance of glass furniture
Glass furniture is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. It has a long life and is sturdy and durable, but the damage is not easy to repair. When using it, it should be kept away from the stove to prevent it from carrying heavy things and accidental cracking and scratching.
For daily cleaning, wipe with a wet towel or newspaper. If stains are found, wipe them with beer or warm vinegar, or use glass cleaners currently on the market. Avoid using strong acid and alkali. The solution is clean.