Some years ago, Wenge colored furniture spread like wildfire. It seemed that it was the fashionable shade, and Spanish homes were filled with tables, cupboards, shelves, nightstands or sideboards in this colour. But the furniture sellers never told the terrible secret of the furniture in this hue: they were filled with dust before you blinked twice.
luckily today, furniture in wenge color is no longer popular. But in thousands of houses there are still pieces of furniture in that shade that is ideal for starring in the advertisement for “you take out the Pronto, and I the cloth” and to bring out the colors when a visitor arrives and suddenly their gaze is fixed on the TV cabinet, which looks like it hasn’t been cleaned for at least a decade.
The question is… What can we do to clean furniture in wenge color and not attract so much dust? It is best to clean them with a cotton or microfiber cloth (6.05 euros) with a neutral soapy product, drying the furniture well with a soft cotton cloth that does not leave fluff or lines.
Another option is to clean with a cleaning spray that contains wax (13.60 euros), or a specialized product for wood (3.32 euros) to repel dust for longer, in addition to helping it recover its shine.
Scotch-Brite Microfiber Cloth, Multi-Purpose Cloth, Removes Dust and Dirt, Machine Washable
Pronto Gun Aloe Vera, 5 in 1 Multipurpose Cleaner for Furniture and Wood, 500 ml
UULKI | Natural Furniture Oil | Wood Care for Indoor Furniture | 250ml | Colorless Vegan Furniture Oil | Wood Oil
In addition to these first two options, another solution is to dilute 50 ml. of perfumed ammonia (8.25 euros) in 250 ml. of warm water, and pour the result into a spray container (8.98 euros). With it, spray a microfiber cloth, and pass the damp cloth over the furniture, and then dry the surface with a dry cloth.
Even so, if you have furniture in wenge color, these remedies are not miraculous either, and although they will space out your cleaning somewhat, you will have no choice but to clean regularly so that dust does not accumulate on the surface.
EQM CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS | ECO-215 | 5L | Scented Multipurpose Ammoniacal Cleaner | Cleaning of floors and all types of surfaces | scented ammonia
2 Bottles Spray Bottle, 600ml Plastic Refillable Spray Bottle, Leak-Proof Mist Spray Bottle, Durable Sprayer for Gardening, Flower Cleaning
In Decosphere | The definitive keys to clean white lacquered doors and eliminate the yellowish patina that covers them
Photographs | Canvas | pexels
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