How to Clean & Oil Teak Indoor Furniture


Teak furniture is an affordable and highly durable wood that works well as a furniture base. To keep the furniture looking its best, clean it regularly and also incorporate a treatment that moisturizes the teak. This prolongs the overall life of the furniture plus keeps the teak looking its best for many years. Clean to remove buildup and oil the teak every few months, or as needed when you notice dulling of the wood.

Things You'll Need

  • Cleaning rags
  • Spray bottle
  • White vinegar
  • Dish soap
  • Teak oil
  • Mix 2 cups water, 1 tsp. white vinegar and 3 drops liquid dish soap in a spray bottle. Shake to mix ingredients.

  • Spray this solution onto a cleaning rag and wipe over the teak furniture.

  • Allow the teak to fully air-dry for an hour or so.

  • Moisten the edge of a fresh cleaning rag with teak oil. Rub the oil into the teak, rubbing with the direction of the wood grain.

  • Allow the teak oil to absorb and air-dry fully.

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