Office settings have a variety of furniture surfaces. From chrome and laminate to cloth and leather, and then of course wood. Wood furniture requires special attention to clean and care for it, and prevent it from showing wear. Let’s take a look at how to clean wood office furniture so you can keep yours looking great for years to come.
How to Clean Wood Office Furniture
Wood Furniture Cleaning Products
When cleaning wood furniture in your office or workplace, you want to make sure the cleaning and polishing products that are used and the treatment of the surface are both acceptable for wood. Wood furniture, like wood flooring, should not be saturated with water or treated with other harsh chemicals. Reading the labels of all cleaning products before use is essential to keeping wood furniture looking good for many years to come. If a new cleaning product is being used on the wood surface, it’s best to test it in an inconspicuous spot before using it all over the piece of furniture. Reviewing the surface after it has dried to see how the wood finish fairs is also a good idea.
After the cleaning solution has been reviewed for its recommended use, applying it to the wood furniture should be done with a soft cotton cloth. Fingerprints and greasy hand impressions can be polished out with the solution, taking care not to use too much, but enough to remove the grime and shine up the surface.
Continue to apply the wood cleaning or polishing solution to the entire wood surface areas on the office chairs, tables, and other wood office furniture and accessories. Addressing the tops of furniture as well as the legs, arms, and sides will give the furniture a nice clean appearance. Polishing and cleaning wood also requires a more gentle touch than vinyl, plastic, or metal. A mild pressure is likely all you’ll need.
Dusting Wood Office Furniture
Wood office furniture might not need a deep clean or polish on each scheduled cleaning, but keeping wood office furniture looking its best should include a regular dusting. A clean wool cloth or cotton duster will do a great job of collecting dust and removing it from the wood furniture’s surface.
Dusting your wood furniture’s surface on a routine basis while alternating a deeper clean or polish will ensure a nice appearance over time.
Your Trusted Commercial Cleaning Service
When it’s time to bring in some help to keep your restaurant, office, retail, manufacturing, childcare, or healthcare spaces clean and sanitized, look to a professional cleaning team to take care of this for you. Turn to the trained and educated experts when you want your workspace cleaned right, including your office furniture and accessories. Click here to discover more about our commercial cleaning team and services!
Our professional cleaning staff is bonded, insured, and maintains OSHA compliance. We would be happy to clean your work environment for you! Please contact us online or call us at 571.451.0441 for answers to your questions and to schedule your janitorial cleaning appointment today!