Wooden furniture and floors are common in many homes. Although wood is a timeless material, it stains quite easily. Keep your wood floor nice or restore an old piece of furniture by removing stains caused by many factors
Often guests or ourselves forget to use an essential product with wooden furniture – drink coasters. Therefore, there is an ugly white ring on your beautiful coffee table. Fortunately, you have several options to remove the stain created by liquids with ordinary household items.
Before you get down to the stains, purchase the right cleaning accessories
Here are a few methods to try:
Heat marks are usually white. To remove them from painted wood surfaces, try this tip:
Create a paste using non-gel toothpaste and baking soda. Rub the mixture into the wood with a cloth until it feels warm. Wipe with a second damp cloth and dry immediately. You may need to repeat this process several times. Once the mark is gone, fortify the wood with furniture polish or oil.
If you come across a dark stain on your wood floor or furniture, you may wonder where it came from. If the stain wasn’t left by a heavily staining object, it could be a deep penetrating water stain.
White rings form when water or steam damages the finish. However, when water reaches the wood, black stains can form. These types of stains are much more difficult to remove. Here are two methods to try:
If you can’t remove those unbearable discolorations, you can always refinish old wooden furniture by painting it
Sticky residues are extremely unsightly. Fortunately, you can remove them quite easily with vegetable oil. Rub it into the stain and let it sit for a few hours. Then simply wipe with soapy water (this works best on varnished wood, as oil can stain raw wood)
Of course, the best way to remove stains from wood is to avoid them! Use coasters to protect your wood from water, heat, and dark stains.