Mireille Felicia. Furniture. September 05th , 2017.
Babies have the tendency to put anything and everything in their mouths. Now imagine the so-called clean/ sanitized toys and furniture; do you think that just because they are wiped with paper towels or clean cloth, your baby is not at risk? Think again. The point I'm trying to make here is - use of natural, non-toxic, homemade cleaning solution will ensure your baby's good health. And, if you're wondering how a used baby furniture can be cleaned, then reading the rest of this article is the key. As you read on, you will find that we have given steps on cleaning and sterilizing used baby furniture and toys, along with non-toxic cleaning solutions.
Indoor furniture is usually made of wood, plastic, or iron. Oil-based paint is the best option for wooden furniture, as it gets absorbed in the grains of the wood in a better way. Melamine is a type of oil-based paint that is ideal for wooden furniture in bathroom and kitchen, as it contains urethane which contributes to the durability of the paint. Enamel paints provide a porcelain-like appearance to the furniture. Hence, you can also go for glossy enamel paint for a dramatic effect. Plastic furniture is best painted with acrylic spray-on paint, as it offers a superior gloss.
For conventional look, traditional ideas are the best. Keep the basic color as black and make the detailing work in gold, red or cream. To give a French provincial look, a combination of soft cream with a hint of gold is just fine. You can also try solid white or glossy black. For an Asian flavor, use a beautiful highly polished red lacquer. The final touch for the painted furniture with either layers of beeswax, which has been buffed well or a high-gloss polyurethane gives an elegant touch.
Upholstery leather is processed differently. Using chromium tanning chemistry, the end result is soft, supple leather that is much more sensitive to harsh cleaners like saddle soap. Here's the reason why.
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