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How to Clean Traditional Mahogany Furniture

If you have a collection of beautiful traditional mahogany furniture, you may be wary of how to clean and treat the wood without damaging the surface. Mahogany differs somewhat from other woods in its grain, structure and density, and when it comes to cleaning, this type of wood needs its own special treatment, especially as an antique piece.

Cleaning your antique mahogany furniture depends on why it needs to be cleaned and the types of stains that have been left on the surface. For simple dusting, a microfiber cloth is recommended for wooden surfaces as its super soft texture will not harm the wood in any way. When using any cleaning solution, ensure that it is intended specifically for wooden surfaces, and in this case mahogany.

Dust on a regular basis Dusting on a regular basis will help the build-up of dirt and grime, as the dust in the air will have nothing to cling to, and polishing the wood can even act as a dust repellent when antistatic surface sprays are involved.

One of the b…