Caring for your Amish furniture — Cleaning RSS

Routine Cleaning and Care

People often ask me how they should care for their new Amish furniture.  It really is very easy to care for.  Following a few rules will keep your piece looking new well into the next generation. DUST CAREFULLY with a soft cloth, following the grain pattern of the wood.  Use a old T-shirt or cheesecloth the has been laundered to remove the sizing. DUST OFTEN to remove everyday abrasive particles from wood surfaces. CONSIDER CLEANING with a mild non alkaline soap and water.  Use the suds in a damp sponge or cloth but be sure to pretest the solution on an out of sight section to make sure it doesn't damage the finish.  Dry immediately with a soft cloth and...

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