Asked on Nov 6, 2019

How do I clean mildew off of wood furniture?

Nan W.Carrie @ Curly Crafty MomKelli L. Milligan
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  • Johnavallance82
    on Nov 6, 2019

    Hi Patricia,

    Mildew due to storage or cold/ humid conditions can be removed by washing down with Dish soap and warm water. After wiping down and drying. Apply a good polish.

  • Kelli L. Milligan
    on Nov 6, 2019

    Need to kill the mold. Wash down with vinegar then spray with Lysol mold and mildew killer.

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    on Nov 7, 2019

    To remove mildew from wood cabinets, paneling, or furniture, vacuum the loose spores with the soft brush attachment. Then, clean small areas using a well-wrung cloth dipped in a few squirts of dishwasher detergent and a gallon of water. Rinse with a clean, water-dampened cloth and dry immediately with a fan. Don't oversaturate the wood, as it could warp and damage the finish. If a cloudy film forms, wipe the area with mineral spirits. Otherwise, apply a thin coat of furniture polish to restore the shine and protect the finish.

  • Nan W.
    on Nov 9, 2019

    Patricia: I spray mine with a bleach-based cleaner... they are in the cleaning products aisle of the grocery store.

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