Cleaning Candle Wax from Wood FurnitureRemoving wax from tables, shelves, and bookcases can be difficult and costly, but must be done correctly to avoid damaging wood surfaces. This is a page about cleaning candle wax from wood furniture.
Removing White Heat Stains from a Wood TableWhether it's from a pizza box, a coffee cup or some other hot item, heat stains on a wood table can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing heat stains from a wood table.
Removing Nail Polish Stains From a CouchRemoving nail polish stains from an upholstered couch or sofa can be challenging. This is a page about removing nail polish stains from a couch.
Removing Mold and Mildew From an Upholstered CouchThis is a page about removing mold or mildew from an upholstered couch. Stored furniture can develop mold or mildew on the upholstery.
Removing Urine Odors from a CouchRemoving urine odors from upholstered furniture can be difficult. This is a page about removing urine odors from a couch.
Removing Permanent Marker (Sharpie)...This is a page about removing permanent marker (Sharpie) from a couch. Accident or budding artist, either way permanent marker on your couch may require a series of attempts to remove it.
Removing Pet Urine Smell from FurnitureIf you have a pet urinate on your furniture you know how difficult it is to clean up. Even if you get to it right away the smell can still linger for a longtime afterward. This is a page about removing pet urine smell from furniture.
Cleaning Wood Furniture With a Sticky FilmThis is a page about cleaning wood furniture with a sticky film. A sticky film can build up on your wood furniture from a variety of sources: smoke, cooking grease, furniture polish, little sticky fingers, etc. The break down of older finishes can also result in a sticky surface.
Removing Skunk Smell from Couch?My dog was sprayed by a skunk and rubbed all over the couch before I got her. Now I can't get that smell out. Can anyone help me?
Removing Furniture Polish Build Up from Wood...Those wonderful furniture polishes can often leave a dull buildup. There are methods and products you can use to remove the buildup and restore the shine to your furnishings. This is a page about removing furniture polish buildup from wood furniture.
Removing Odors from a CouchMany different thing can cause your sofa to smell. This is a page about removing odors from a couch.
Removing Silly Putty from Upholstered FurnitureThis is a page about removing Silly Putty from upholstered furniture. Many kids enjoy playing with Silly Putty, but most parents do not enjoy removing it from their furniture.
Cleaning Sticky Residue from a Dry Erase Board?This is a page about cleaning sticky residue from a dry erase board. Often white boards are also used to hold notes and pieces of paper, attached with tape. Once those notes are removed the tape residue may be a problem.
Cleaning Urine Stains from a MattressesMattresses are expensive so replacement isn't always an option when they get soiled. It can be tough to remove urine stains on your mattress though. This is a page about cleaning urine stains from a mattress.
Removing Drink Rings from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing drink rings from wood furniture. When cups are set on wood furniture without a coaster and a ring can be left behind creating an unsightly blemish on the surface of the wood.
Washing Microfiber Cushion CoversThis is a page about washing microfiber cushion covers. One way to keep your microfiber cushion covers clean is to wash them.
Cleaning Resin FurnitureResin furniture can be difficult to get entirely clean because it sits outside much of the time. This is a page about cleaning resin furniture.
Removing Hair Spray from FurnitureThis is a page about removing hair spray from furniture. Hair spray is sticky and sometimes difficult to remove. That is why it's best to avoid getting it on your furniture.
Removing Pen and Ink Stains from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing pen and ink stains on wood furniture. Ink spills on wood furniture can be very difficult to remove especially if it penetrates the finish. Before you just grab the nearest cleaner make sure that it is safe for your furniture's finish.
Cleaning a Musty Antique DresserThis is a page about cleaning a musty antique dresser. Although antique furniture can be beautiful, it can also be tricky to clean and deodorize.
Deodorize a Musty Couch?I found a semi-old couch that my university that was going to thrown out. I snagged it before they could throw it in the dumpster. It is a really nice couch that I could really use, but it has a slight mildew and dusty smell to it.
Cleaning Nicotine from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning nicotine from wood furniture. Nicotine from cigarettes, cigars, and pipes can leave yellow stains on your furniture. Removing this sticky residue can be done taking care not to damage the finish on your furniture.
Removing Body Odor From FurnitureThe upholstery on your furniture can pick up body odor and need cleaning or refreshing. This is a page about removing body odor from furniture.
Removing Dry Erase Marker from a Couch?This is a page about removing dry erase marker from a couch. Removing dry erase marker from a couch can be done with cleaners you have around the house.
Plastic Left Residue On WoodPlastic packaging, tablecloths, and other items can leave a residue on your wood table or other furniture that can be difficult to remove. This page has tips to remove it without damaging the wood surface.
Removing Permanent Marker from Wood...Permanent marker can really ruin the look of your wood furniture. While permanent marker is generally permanent you want to be careful to not further damage your furniture when trying to remove it. This is a page about removing permanent marker from wood furniture.
Cleaning Leather FurnitureLeather furniture is an expensive investment. Using the wrong cleaning methods can shorten its life span. This page is about cleaning leather furniture.
Cleaning Microsuede FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning microsuede furniture. While possibly easier to clean than its leather inspiration, the nap on micro suede does require some care when cleaning.
Removing Paper Stuck to WoodThis is a page about removing paper stuck to wood. Stickers or wet paper can stick to wooden things when they dry. It can be challenge to remove without damaging the wood.
Cleaning Antique Wood FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning antique wood furniture. Cleaning antique furniture presents its own special considerations. The finishes on antique wood furniture are quite different than those on modern pieces. Care needs to be taken not to damage these lovely heirlooms or unique shopping finds.
Drying Couch Cushions?About a week ago we came across a free sectional sofa! After shampooing the couch and soaking the cushions with Oxi Clean, it's almost like new. However, I have had the cushions out on the porch drying for about 3 days now and the "core" of the cushions are still wet.
Cleaning Water Spots on a Microfiber CouchThis is a page about water spots on a micro fiber couch. Water marks on microfiber are either the result of previous cleaning attempts or a spill. It is easy to remove them and have your couch looking great again.
Cleaning Wood FurnitureThis is a page on cleaning wood furniture. Some cleaners can ruin the finish on your wood furniture making it look dull or uneven. Knowing the proper methods for cleaning wood, you can keep your furniture looking new for years to come.
Removing Perfume Smell from Wooden DresserThe essential oils and alcohol in perfume can penetrate wooden furniture creating a lingering odor that may be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing perfume smell from a wooden dresser.
Cleaning Ink on Microfiber FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning ink on microfiber furniture. Removing an ink stain on microfiber furniture is generally successful if you use the right product and method.
How Do I Remove Ink from a Faux Suede Couch?My daughter has drawn all over my newish, red, fake suede couch with a Biro. How do I get the ink out if my couch?
Removing Cloudy Haze from Wood Furniture?I think I ruined my dining room table. I used Trade Secret Furniture polish and cleaner and Liquid Gold cleaner trying to get the cloudy haze off of the surface. Nothing has worked. Any other suggestions?
Cleaning Sticker Glue from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning sticker glue from wood furniture. Whether its from a price tag or your child decorating it, sticker glue can be tough to remove from furniture. It is important to find the right method to remove the glue so that you don't damage the wood.
Cleaning Microfiber FurnitureMicrofiber is a favorite upholstery for furniture. Because it is generally used on couches and chairs, it is subjected to a lot of use and abuse. This is a page about cleaning microfiber furniture.
Can You Dry Clean Couch Cushions?Do dry-cleaners clean couch pillows? There is not one particular stain I'm trying to remove, they are just old and dirty. I just want to make them sanitary and fresh.
Cleaning Candle Wax from UpholsteryThis is a page about cleaning candle wax from upholstery. Removing candle wax from upholstery can be difficult, not only is there the actual wax residue, but there can also be an oily stain and sometimes dye.
Getting Tape off Wooden Furniture?Does anyone know how to get Scotch tape and brown tape off wooden furniture? It is impossible to peel off now. Thanks.
Removing Odor From China Cabinet?I have a china cabinet that we bought used about 25 years ago. I have tried Murphy's, baking soda, air fresheners, etc but nothing seems to help. The cabinet has a smell inside of it and the crystal and china has the same smell plus an oily coating on it when I take it out. Any suggestions?
Cleaning Painted Wood Furniture?This is a page about cleaning painted wood furniture. Painted furniture adds a colorful touch to your decor. However, when cleaning you want to be sure not to damage to painted finish.
Removing a Diffuser Oil Stain on Wood Furniture?Essential oil diffusers are used in aromatherapy. Unfortunately, occasionally the oil may accidentally get on your furniture leaving a stain. Removing diffuser oil stains on wood furniture is the subject of this page.
Removing Silly Putty Stains from MicrofiberThis is a page about removing silly putty stains from microfiber. Silly putty can be tough to get stains from silly putty our of fabric, especially microfiber.
Removing White Ring Marks from Painted Furniture?How do I remove white water marks from furniture that is painted? This furniture has been painted to look antique with several colors of paint. It cannot just be painted over.
Candle Wax On Durasuede Couch?I need HELP. I got candle wax on my sofa and need to know how to get it out! My sofa is called durasuede,it's like suede. I don't know exactly what that means but that is what they said it was called. Anyway, it is a new sofa and my little girl blew out a candle and got wax on it!
Using a Steam Cleaner on Microfiber?This is a page about using a steam cleaner on microfiber. Steam cleaning is a great way to tackle many household cleaning jobs without the use of chemical cleaners.
Cleaning High Chair Trays?Does anyone know how to get stains out of high chair trays? Especially tomato stains.
Fixing Streaky and Dull Furniture From Murphy's Oil Soap?This is a page about fixing streaky and dull furniture from Murphy's Oil Soap. Sometimes wood cleaners can leave a residue behind that can be difficult to remove.
Removing Newspaper Ink from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing newspaper ink from wood furniture. Newspaper ink can transfer to your hands and other surfaces quite easily. It is important to not damage your wood furniture when removing the ink.
Removing "Hair" Grease from a Leather Sofa?How do you remove a dark hair wax stain from a natural leather sofa?
Removing Tar from UpholsteryThis is a page about removing tar from upholstery. Tar is difficult to remove from just about anything it gets on. Upholstery is one of toughest things to remove tar from though.
Removing Pet Hair from FurniturePet hair can be quite a nuisance and can be difficult to remove from fabric or microfiber couches, chairs, and other furniture. This is a page about removing pet hair from furniture.
Cleaning Oak Chairs?How can I clean grime off of Oak wooden chairs? It is on the top back where we pick them up to move them. It is sticky. I don't want to damage the finish.
Removing Gorilla Glue From Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing Gorilla Glue from wood furniture. Glues such as Gorilla Glue can be difficult to remove from wood furniture.
Dusting Wood Furniture?This is a page about dusting wood furniture. Certain products and techniques can make dusting wood furniture easier.
How Do I Remove Hairspray on a Leather Chair?There is a large buildup of hairspray where my head rests on the back of my chair. Does anyone know best way to remove from leather or vinyl?
How Do I Wash a Chair Cushion?My dog has her own "chair" in the living room. It is old furniture so it is not a really big deal, but I would like to wash the cushion. It is big and obviously would not fit in my washing machine. Any ideas?
Removing Permanent Marker on a Wood TableTrying to remove permanent marker from furniture should be undertaken with care. There are products that will remove the marker but damage the finish. This is a page about removing permanent marker on a wood table.
Cleaning CushionsThis is a page about cleaning cushions. Whether they are on a couch or a favorite easy chair, cushions get used day in and day out. Therefore, they need to be cleaned well from time to time.
Removing Fly Paper Adhesive From Fabric?Help! I dropped a Sticky Fly Paper Pest Strip onto my suede pillow and pants. I was able to pull it off, but now I am left with this sticky goo on both items. Can anyone please tell me how to get this goo off of my things! Thanks.
Removing Paper Stuck to a Leather Topped Desk?Care needs to be taken when removing paper that has become stuck to a leather topped desk, to avoid damaging the leather. This is a page about removing paper stuck to a leather topped desk.
Blood on Microfiber?What should I use to get blood out of a microfiber couch?
Cleaning Rubber Stains from Furniture?This is a page about cleaning rubber stains from furniture. The small rubber feet on certain products such as tabletop fans can cause discolorations on your furniture.
Removing Leg Wax From Couch?My daughter was using a waxing kit for her legs and it got all over the place. I can not get it off my couch. Any suggestions?
Cleaning Stains on Microsuede FurnitureMicrosuede is a type of microfiber upholstery that resembles suede. This is a page about cleaning stains on microsuede furniture.
Removing Lichen from a Teak Bench?How do I safely remove lichen from my teak bench?
Cleaning Dog Drool on a Suede Couch?This is a page about cleaning dog drool on a suede couch. When pets sleep on the furniture there will inevitably be saliva stains on the upholstery.
Nicotine Stains from Furniture?I have 50 year old white furniture that is saturated with nicotine stains. Any suggestions on how to get them out. I've used everything?
Removing Crayon from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing crayon from wood furniture. The next time your little artists color outside the lines or decorate your furniture with their crayons, don't panic. There are some steps you can take to remove the waxy crayon from your furniture.
My New Sheets Stained My Mattress?My New Sheets Stained My Mattress. I got new red sheet and went to take them off the bed to wash them and they had stained my bed! How can I get the stain off my bed? It is a white pillow top bed?
Cleaning Paint Off Faux Leather Sofa?I bought 2 faux leather sofas. I unfortunately got splash dots of gloss paint on them by accident. I have tried absoulutely everything to remove the paint spots. Nothing has worked. Could anyone give me some advice on what I could use to remove it?
Cleaning Polypropylene Chairs?I have Ikea Urban chairs in orange. They are made of polypropylene and I can't seem to get them clean. I guess it's a build up of dirt and oil from skin, etc. I have tried tea tree oil, bathroom cleaner, peroxide, dishwashing liquid, and nothing works. Any suggestions?
Removing Odors from Particle Board Furniture?I bought an old chest with particle board back and some on the drawers. The rest is painted wood. It has a bad smell--not sure if it is mildew or what. How can I remove the odor?
Homemade Upholstery Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade upholstery cleaner recipes. A well used piece of furniture will need to be cleaned on occasion. Making your own upholstery cleaner can reduce the amount of toxins you come in contact with while cleaning and using your furniture.
Removing Hair Spray from Microfiber Upholstery?How do I remove hair spray from microfiber upholstery?
Removing Mold from Microsuede Furniture?This page is about removing mold from microsuede furniture. Cleaning mold and the odor from furnishings can be a challenge.
Cleaning Outdoor Furniture CushionsThe cushions for your outdoor furniture can become mold stained, stained by the weather, or just soiled from routine use. Cleaning them is a must. Try some of the tips found below.
Removing a Dye Stain from a Laminate Headboard?I have a massive ink stain on my laminated bed headboard which was caused by a black body pillow cover and it won't come off. The headboard is only 6 months old. I've used bleach, hairspray, cleaners, and even nail polish remover. Can anyone suggest what I could do please?
Cleaning Off Paper Stuck to Wood Furniture?I recently spilled baby formula on our dark wood finished nightstand. However I didn't realize that some of the split milk got under a tissue (cardboard) box. And now the cardboard is stuck in to the wood!
Removing Lint and Hair from FurnitureLint from clothing and blankets, as well as, hair from pets and their humans easily attaches itself to your upholstered furniture. There are a few commercial cleaning tools you can use, a vacuum works well, and surprisingly so do latex balloons. This is a page about removing lint and hair from furniture.
Removing Tape Residue from Microfiber Upholstery?This is a page about removing tape residue from microfiber upholstery. Tape residue can be difficult to remove from microfiber, especially microfiber furniture. Here are a few tips to try, if you have tape residue that you can't get rid of.
Removing a Cooking an Oil Stain on a Leather Couch?Oil can stain leather furniture and must be removed carefully to avoid further damage. This is a page about removing a cooking an oil stain on a leather couch.
Removing the Smell of Downy Unstoppables from a Leather Couch?I recently bought a new couch that is leather. It is a one piece sectional and by that I mean the cushions can't come off. My stepkid came home from her mom's and sat on my couch leaving it with the smell of Downy Unstoppables and basically super scented laundry soap and fabric softener.
Battery Left a Corrosion Mark on a Wood Table?A leaky battery can leave acidic corrosion on just about any surface it comes in contact with. Baking soda or ammonia can help neutralize the acid and prevent further damage. If a battery left a corrosion mark on a wood table, it may require sanding and refinishing.
Thrifty Ways to Clean Up and Repair Your Patio FurniturePatio furniture can take a beating from the elements and usage. It is a good practice to clean and make necessary repairs prior to storing it for the winter. This is a page about thrifty ways to clean up and repair your patio furniture.
Cleaning Plastic Outdoor FurnitureDingy, dirty plastic outdoor furniture can often be cleaned with a Magic Eraser, pressure washer, or bleach to name a few methods. This is a page about cleaning plastic outdoor furniture.
Clean a Teak Wood Deck With AmmoniaAmmonia is good general purpose cleaning agent that can be used on many surfaces. This is a page about clean teak wood with ammonia.
Removing Brown Rings on White Furniture?White furniture can be marred by rubber feet on lamps, chemicals in cleaners, and more, leaving unsightly and hard to remove brown rings. This is a page about removing brown rings on white furniture.
Removing an Ink Stain on Wood Furniture?Care needs to always be taken when removing stains from wood furniture. The products used could damage the finish; pretest solutions in an inconspicous location. This is a page about how to remove an ink stain on wood furniture.
Removing Permanent Marker from a Painted Table?This is a page about removing permanent marker from a painted table. Removing permanent marker on painted furniture can be tricky. You don't want to damage the finish in the process.
Removing a Trophy Glued to a Desk?My grandson glued a trophy to my desk I suppose using Elmer's glue. How do I get it off without damaging the finish?
Blue Ice Pack Leaked Onto Sofa?I discovered that some time ago my blue ice pack had leaked that blue stuff between my sofa cushions - so it's dry. The tag on the sofa says to use water-based cleaners or water-based foams.
Removing Pen Ink on a Wood TableThis is a page about removing pen ink on a wood table. Finding the right way to remove ink from a wood table without doing damage can be frustrating.
Cleaning a Suede CouchThis is a page about cleaning a suede couch. Suede upholstery has its own cleaning requirements to keep your couch looking nice.
Removing Vinyl Residue on Wood Furniture?Unfortunately, we left a Leeds Padfolio, made from "durahyde", I think on our wood credenza for an extended period of time. It appears to have transferred part of its surface onto the wood.
Removing Mold from Couch?I stored an upholstered couch sectional in my damp basement for a year. Then I brought it upstairs and put it in my den. Now I have grandchildren who like to play in the den. They play with the couch pillows. After I play with them in the den I feel nasal congestion the next day and itchy eyes.
Cleaning Plastic Drop Cloth Residue on Table?How do you clean plastic drop cloth residue off a wooden table (sticky stuff)?
Polishing FurnitureThis is a page about polishing furniture. Many people use some type of furniture polish on their wood furniture, especially older pieces.
Sap Leaking from Outdoor Furniture?This is a page about sap leaking from outdoor furniture. Wood patio furniture can sometimes ooze sap that can be messy and get on clothes.
Furniture Wax Left Streaks on Oak Table?I was just wondering if anyone can help. I just bought a new oak table and was told to wax it as soon as it was delivered, which I did. I followed the instructions on the tin and I'm not happy as it has left streaks all over it. It looks awful.
Removing Hair Spray Buildup on a Chair?I have a ghost chair at my dressing table, but this now has a build up of hairspray making it dull. How can I remove this?
Removing a Set-in Coffee Stain from Upholstery?I have a recliner that has several set-in coffee stains. How can I remove them?
Removing a Paper Towel Stuck to a Wooden Desk?Somehow a paper towel got stuck to my white wooden desk a long time ago. I never bothered to try to get it off. But now it's getting on my nerves. How do I remove it?
Removing Paper Stuck to a Wood Table?I have an untreated maple butcher block table that wet paper towels bonded with/ sunk into, and I cannot get it off with anything too strong because it is a food prep surface. I tried salt and vinegar, and they aren't working.
Best Cleaner for Vintage Pine Table and Chairs?I have a fifty year old dark pine dining room set that needs a good cleaning to make it shine again. What can I use?