To polish black lacquer furniture, gently clean the furniture with a soft cloth and a mild detergent. Buff the surface dry and finish with paste wax to restore sheen to a worn or dull lacquer finish.Continue Reading
Keep the surface of black lacquer furniture free of dust by frequently cleaning the surface with a soft dust cloth. Never use harsh or abrasive fabrics; cotton or flannel cloths are best, as they do not scratch the surface of lacquer furniture. Soak the cloth in warm water, and wring all the water from the cloth so that it is slightly damp.
For greasy spots and smudges, use a mild detergent like Murphy's Oil soap with a soft, damp cloth. Remove all soap with a clean, damp cloth.
Use a dry cloth to remove all moisture from the surface of the black lacquer furniture. Any water left on the surface is likely to leave water spots and may damage the finish.
Never use standard furniture polish containing silicone or lemon oil on black lacquer furniture. If the surface is dull, apply a light layer of high-quality paste wax to restore and protect the furniture's finish.
Italian black lacquer furniture can fill a room with matching pieces or serve as accent pieces in rooms with other furniture styles. The sleek, mirror-like finish makes lacquer an excellent choice for contemporary and modern homes, but a well-placed piece can work with formal, more traditional decor as well.Full Answer >
To paint outdoor wood furniture, you need paint, primer, a good quality paintbrush, putty, sandpaper and a tack cloth. This job will take several hours, including drying time.Full Answer >
Tips on staining furniture include sanding the piece with light pressure first, wiping away dust with a lint-free cloth, mixing the stain properly, wiping away excess stain and allowing the stain to dry before using the piece. Test the stain on scrap wood prior to working on the actual wood, and cover the surrounding areas with plastic and newspaper before starting the project.Full Answer >
Clean teak patio furniture with an oil-based soap or a homemade cleaning solution consisting of water with vinegar or water with bleach and detergent. Start cleaning from the bottom of the furniture and work upwards to avoid streaks from dripping cleaner.Full Answer >