When the rainy season arrives, your home’s solid wood furniture may have problems
The continuous rainy days have filled the air with heavy humidity. People will still be affected by this humid air and increase the humidity in the body. What’s more, the living solid wood furniture will naturally be affected by humidity. A lot of moisture and moisture will help the growth of mold. They not only grow in the corners, but also on our wooden furniture. If children use this mold-containing wooden furniture for a long time, their health will be affected; secondly, the air The increase of middle humidity leads to the increase of moisture content of solid wood and cracking. Although the brand solid wood furniture will go through strict standard drying treatment before leaving the factory to control the moisture content in the wood. However, solid wood in a humid and dark environment will still be affected. So, in this rainy season, how to deal with solid wood furniture?
Keep a distance from the wall during the rainy season, the room is humid, especially the wall often “sweat”, you can keep the solid wood and the wall about 1 cm away, to avoid the damp season furniture to absorb too much moisture. Closed furniture such as wardrobes should be ventilated on sunny days. The cabinets are too humid. You can use dehumidifying bags, moisture-absorbing boxes, desiccants, etc., to help remove moisture and mold in the cabinets. If the home is too humid, you can turn on a dehumidifying air conditioner to help dehumidify, but don’t think about opening windows for ventilation on such humid days, because when the southeast wind blows, it is the day of dehumidification. At this time, you should close the doors and windows of your home, especially those facing south and east.
Regular care and waxing Normally, the furniture should be waxed and maintained regularly. It is best to wax the furniture with a special furniture paste wax every 6-12 months. Before waxing, use mild, non-alkaline soapy water to wipe off the old wax. When applying wax oil, you should gently apply it along the wood grain on the surface of the furniture. This will form a thin layer on the surface of the solid wood furniture. The protective film effectively isolates the external moisture from entering the interior of the wood, which is not only beautiful, but also can achieve the purpose of moisture-proof. Moms and dads should not forget to dehumidify the baby’s wooden toys. Wooden toys are prone to black and moldy when placed in a damp place, which will affect the baby’s health. Finally, the editor wants to say that dehumidification and moisture-proofing are not only in the rainy season, but also should be paid attention to. When cleaning the solid wood furniture, try not to use a rag that is too wet.