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How Should I Clean Oak Furniture

Oak Furniture

How to: Polish your oak furniture

Unlike other hardwood furniture, oak is very durable. However, to get the most from your furniture it’s strongly recommended to dust and polish it regularly to prevent dust particles from causing any damage. Use a wax polish to treat your oak furniture as soon as you get it home. This way, you’re protecting the wood from the start. You’ll typically need to repeat this process every two to three months to keep the wood nourished.

What to avoid

As oak is a high quality wood, it’s best to avoid using general household cleaning products, as the strong chemicals are too abrasive to use and can cause damage to the furniture by causing the wood to dry out.

Specially formulated spray polish for hardwoods are preferable and those that contain natural beeswax are perfect for polishing your oak furniture. To prevent your furniture from fading dramatically, avoid placing it in areas that receive direct sunlight. It’s equally important not to place your oak furniture close to radiators or air vents, as intense temperatures can cause damage to the wood.

Any spilled liquids should be mopped up as soon as ever possible to prevent causing damage to the wood. Be thorough when soaking up the water, and make sure that the affected area is completely dry. Whenever wiping up moisture from oak furniture, wipe in the direction of the grain to ensure that there is no residual moisture left in the wood.

Best cleaning products

Wax or polish with high content of beeswax is ideal for treating and polishing your oak furniture. Not only does the wax nourish the wood, but it helps to create a protective seal which will go some way to preventing the wood from cracking or splitting.

Oak furniture has always been a popular choice, whether you're looking for a striking dining room set, a rustic coffee table or stunning sideboard for your entrance hallway, oak creates a warm, rustic look that simply never goes out of style.

There are a variety of reasons that oak is such a popular choice for many people, and among those reasons versatility comes out on top. It's warm, honey colour, suits a range of styles and complements both character and contemporary homes. As oak is a very dense, hard wood, it doesn't scratch or damage easily, so oak furniture is always a solid investment that will last for years. Because oak is so durable, it needs very little maintenance to keep it in good condition - simply dusting your oak furniture will keep it in good condition for years to come.So whether you've fallen in love with the warm oak style, or are simply looking for a striking feature piece of furniture that will make your house a home, we've got a wide range of stunning pieces to choose from.

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Cheshire Oak furniture is fast becoming our most popular range of oak. We have been taken by surprise by the popularity of the Cheshire oak. With its modern D-shaped handles yest traditional oak colour it will fit in well into any style of home.

Rustic Oak This classic country style traditional oak range is very popular. There is a solid range of bedroom, living room and occasional furniture in this category

Hereford Rustic OakThis Hereford Rustic Oak furniture collection oozes timeless country charm. The frames are chunky in design and the solid oak furniture frames stand on tapered feet that perfectly complement the Rustic look.

The Soho Curved Oak range is a welcomed addition to any modern home. Contemporary designs that are hand made using traditional construction methods. This furniture is built to last a lifetime and you will no doubt be impressed by the superior quality and finish of each piece.

London Oak also has a nice light finish crossed with a contemporary minimalist approach to design. This too has proved a popular range.

The French Louis Oak furniture range combines elegant French styling with traditional time honoured construction methods giving a range that is both desirable and practical for everyday use.

We believe we offer great value for money with our oak furniture and remember we offer free delivery on everything and we are online only meaning you pay the cheapest price because we have no massive outlets to rent or pushy sales people to employ to try to sell you insurance, lotions and potions. - We care more about Oak Furniture.

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