How to Care for Black Lacquer Furniture

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Lacquered furniture is both beautiful and easy to care for. Because of the high gloss finish, a few precautions should be observed when cleaning its shiny surface. With the proper care, black lacquer furniture can last many generations.

Things You'll Need

  • Soft cotton or microfiber cloth Water Dry, soft cloth

Instructions

  • Wet a soft cloth with water only. Never use chemical cleaners on high-gloss surfaces. Wring out the cloth until it is just damp. Do not leave water on the finish, because it will leave tiny spots.

  • Wipe the shiny surface using straight strokes; never wipe in a circular direction. After wiping each area, use a dry cloth to buff the clean surface.

  • Remove spots or sticky spills by cleaning with a solution of 1/2 gallon of water mixed with 1 tsp. of mild dish soap. After removing the spot, rinse with a clean, damp cloth that does not have soap on it, then dry immediately with a dry cloth.

Tips & Warnings

  • Always test cleaning methods on an area that is not easily visible. Make sure there is nothing gritty on the surface before wiping it clean.

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