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How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets
The kitchen is one of the most-used living areas in every house. That’s why kitchen furniture can quickly become coated in a layer of grease, dirt and grime from constant use and cooking. What should we do to keep kitchen cabinets in a good condition? Below you will find easy and very efficient methods which will help you to tackle grease from cabinets. As with all cleaning methods, be sure to test these solutions on an out of the way area of your cabinets and wait several hours to make sure they will not negatively impact your beautiful wooden cabinets.
1. Vinegar and Water
Use vinegar and water to remove a sticky film on your cabinet exteriors. Rinse the cabinets with plain water to remove residue.
2. Wipe dust and loose dirt from the wood
Use a clean cloth to clean furniture, loosening and removing any dust and dirt on the surface. Please note, that you need to use cloth as feather dusters can scratch the surface of cabinets.
3. Baking Soda and Water
For tough stain spots, we advise you to make a paste with baking soda and water. Scrub with a sponge to remove the buildup and then rinse with water.
4. Make a turpentine mixture for use on finished wood
Mix three-quarters of a cup of boiled linseed oil and one-quarter of a cup of turpentine. Then shake this mixture well. Both of these ingredients are readily available at hardware stores.
5. Work the turpentine mixture into the wood
Pour some on top of the table, then some onto a steel wool pad. When you finish, it is advisible to polish with a soft rag. This is very good mixture as it works efficiently on both finished and unfinished wood. It will increase the gloss and durability of finished wood, and it will prevent drying and cracking in unfinished wood. Rub the oil in thoroughly and allow the furniture to air dry.