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How to take care of your Wooden Furniture

  Wooden furniture goes beyond being a mere functional piece in your home; it exudes elegance and warmth, adding a touch of natural beauty to any living room. However, to...


Wooden furniture goes beyond being a mere functional piece in your home; it exudes elegance and warmth, adding a touch of natural beauty to any living room. However, to preserve its charm and longevity, proper care and attention are essential.

Dusting and Cleaning:

Regular dusting is the foundation of maintaining wooden furniture. Use a soft, lint-free cloth or a feather duster to remove dust particles from the surface. Be gentle and avoid applying excessive pressure to prevent scratches. For deeper cleaning, slightly dampen the cloth with water or a mild wood cleaner. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners as they can damage the wood's finish.

Protection from Sunlight:

Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause your wooden furniture to fade and lose its luster. Keep your furniture away from direct sunlight or use curtains and blinds to filter the UV rays. If necessary, apply a protective coating or use UV-blocking products to minimize sun damage.

Preventing Water Damage:

Wood and moisture are not the best combination, as excessive water can cause warping, swelling, and even mold growth. Always use coasters or placemats to protect the surface from spills and moisture rings. Wipe up any spills immediately with a soft cloth, and avoid using wet or damp cleaning cloths on wooden surfaces.

Polishing and Waxing:

Polishing wooden furniture helps to restore its natural shine and protect the surface from scratches. Choose a high-quality wood polish or furniture wax suitable for your specific type of wood. Apply the polish in the direction of the wood grain using a soft cloth, and gently buff it to a smooth finish. Repeat this process every few months to maintain the luster and integrity of the wood.

Avoid Extreme Temperatures:

Wood is sensitive to extreme temperature changes, which can lead to cracks or warping. Keep your wooden furniture away from heat sources such as radiators, fireplaces, or vents. Additionally, maintain a consistent humidity level in your home to prevent the wood from expanding or contracting excessively.

Inspect your wooden furniture periodically

Inspect for any signs of wear, loose joints, or damage. Tighten screws and bolts if necessary and repair any minor damages promptly. If you are unsure how to fix a particular issue, consult a professional furniture restorer or carpenter for guidance.


By following these essential care tips, you can ensure that your wooden furniture remains beautiful and functional for years to come. Regular cleaning, protecting from sunlight and moisture, polishing, and performing timely maintenance are key to preserving its natural beauty and durability. Remember, wooden furniture is an investment worth cherishing, and with the right care, it will continue to enhance your living space and create lasting memories.

Plus, with our convenient online shopping platform and light payment options available for major credit cards, it's easier than ever to get the furniture of your dreams. Visit BLIMS Fine Furniture store or simply drop by one of our showrooms located in Metro Manila and other parts of the Philippines.

You can also Chat & Shop with us via viber at 09666301394. Have a happy furniture shopping day ahead!


Midcentury inspired series made of solid Acacia wood, drawer fronts in MDF/veneer. 1 Drawer coffee table.

MATERIALS: Acacia wood

COLOR: Blonde Oak

SIZE: 120 x 60 x 50 cm


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Tall wide cabinet with 2 adjustable shelves and 2 doors. Integrated handles, vent cut-outs and ply drawers.

Material:  Solid Acacia, plywood, MDF/Acacia veneer

Color:  Wenge Blonde Oak 

Size: L100 x W40 x H170 cm

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Retro scandi inspired series. Simple lines with rounded edges, tapered wood legs and cut out finger pulls. 2 full extension drawers.

MATERIAL: Rubberwood, MDF + Veneer.

COLOR: Pecan

SIZE: 100 x 50 x 45 cm

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Inspired by retro scandi style. It features simple lines with rounded edges, tapered solid wood legs and cut out finger pulls. With 5 drawers.

 MATERIAL: Rubberwood, MDF + Veneer.

 COLOR: Pecan

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Compact rectangular starter dining set with fabric seats.

MATERIAL: Walnut veneer, MDF, solid rubberwood legs.

COLORS: Walnut + Light Brown Taupe

SIZE: 120 x 75 x 75 cm

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 MATERIAL: Rubberwood, mdf /veneer, fabric

COLORS: Sicilian Black & Light grey fabric

SIZE: 118 x 41.5 x 59.5cm

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