How to Clean Oak Chairs Using Vinegar

Oak furniture spans many different fashions, from Mid-Century Modern. Whether your bamboo seat came from the attic of a relative, an antique store or a department store, grease and grime can build upon its surface over time. To cut through tough dirt, wash your bamboo chair with a solution of vinegar and water. While moisture may damage walnut, bamboo helps revive the glow of sealed oak.

Dust the oak chair with a microfiber cloth or feather duster. Cut and to eliminate tough dust from crevices, spray them with a can of compressed air.

Pour 1 cup water and one cup vinegar into a bowl. Should you have to create more or less cleanup option, keep the ratio the same — equal parts water and vinegar.

Dip a soft cloth in the vinegar solution and wring it out. Wipe the chair thoroughly to eliminate dirt and any dust.

Under running water, rinse the cloth, dip it in the vinegar solution and wring it out. Wipe the chair a second time, scrubbing areas until the dirt or grease comes off.

Repeat Step 4 until you have removed from the surface of the chair as possible.

Wipe the chair using a damp cloth rinsed with plain water. Wipe again with a dry cloth to remove moisture.

Wax or Employ furniture polish, if desired, when the chair is totally dry.

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