How to clean & oil teak indoor furniture

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How to clean & oil teak indoor furniture
Use teak oil on your furniture every few months. (Hemera Technologies/PhotoObjects.net/Getty Images)

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 moisturises the teak. This prolongs the overall life of the furniture plus keeps the teak looking its best for many years. Clean to remove build-up and oil the teak every few months, or as needed when you notice dulling of the wood.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Cleaning rags
  • Spray bottle
  • White vinegar
  • Dish soap
  • Teak oil

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Mix 2 cups water, 1 tsp white vinegar and 3 drops liquid dish soap in a spray bottle. Shake to mix ingredients.

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    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.

  5. 5

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

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