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How to remove water marks on wood

30 May

How to remove water marks on wood

If you are among those people who adore their wood furniture, we know that you can get upset because of that stubborn water marks on your favorite chair or desk. But remember that water marks are not a big tragedy. With our tips caring for your wood furniture won’t be as difficult as it may seem. Follow our suggestions on how to deal with water marks found on your furniture.

First of all don’t forget that the sooner a water mark is treated, the better. Also, always follow manufacturer’s instructions for the particular finish of your furniture. Whether it your new valuable furnishings or the old ones, test the cleaning procedure in an inconspicuous area first.

So, let’s clean. Spread about 3 tsp of mayo on a paper towel. If you don’t want to use mayonnaise, you can substitute it with oil.

Put the paper towel with mayo on the white water mark. Then press lightly. Leave the towel with mayonnaise on the stain for about 10-20 minutes. If the stains on your wood furniture are old, leave the mayo or oil on all night.

Check the stain by lifting the paper towel. Stain should be gone. If the water mark still is there, rub more mayo into the stain. Reapply if necessary.

If more complicate repairs are needed, consult a furniture expert. Get professional advice if stain is stubborn or old.

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