Restoring Wood Cabinets Without Refinishing

What can I use on my oak cabinets to freshen them up? I do not want to refinish or paint them but need something more than Pledge. Thanks!

Ad

Mindy

Editor's Note: Here are some links to a wood cabinet cleaner and polish recipe.

Flag
August 7, 20070 found this helpful

try murphy's Oil soap to give them a good cleaning. i'm surprised at the gunk that builds up on my cherry cabinets! Then lemon oil or Old English gives the wood a nice, new shine. Let it soak in good before buffing.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
August 7, 20070 found this helpful

A friend of ours helped up "restore" the finish on our apartment's sold oak cabinets by using what I believe is a Formsby semi-refinishing formula - It seems to move the old finish around, without really stripping it. We ended up with beautiful cabinets. (It is sort of noxious though - watch out for the fumes when applying).

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
August 9, 20070 found this helpful

Old English furniture polish can be purchased in various shades and sometimes makes wood almost look new.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
August 27, 20070 found this helpful

My sister-in-law has been using Rustic Touch by Melaleuca and her cabinets look new (they are 25-30 years old). Contact me if you want more information. bridgestock @ Earthlink.net

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning KitchenAugust 7, 2007
Guides
Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Cleaning Wood Cabinets
Wood Veneer Drawer
Refinishing Wood Veneer Furniture
White painted kitchen cabinets.
Cleaning Painted Cabinets
Wood cabinet doors ready to be painted.
Painting Wood Cabinets
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 30, 2016 at 5:20:27 AM on 10.0.2.251 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!