Clean And Polish Wood Naturally

Clean and polish wood naturally

Wood is a simple and elegant element in our homes, either in the kitchen, living room, or even as a floor. It is the preferred material to not only make a home more beautiful, but also more cozy.

But keeping wood beautiful can cost a lot. It cracks, darkens and gets scratched… What can we do? Sure you can spend a lot of money on chemical products to keep it in good shape, but there are some tricks that are both effective and economical, that can offer you the same results.

Explore our article to discover how to clean and polish wood, as easily and cheaply as possible.

Polish wood with almond oil

Polish wood with almond oil

We are almost certain that you have heard that you can use almond oil as a daily beauty treatment. It can prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, soften dry skin and even treat dry hair and split ends.

But did you know that almond oil is very useful for caring for materials such as wood? See how you can use it on your wooden furniture and floor:

  • Repairs cracked wood by smoothing the surface.
  • Gives wood shine.
  • Provides protection for your furniture for up to 5 days.
  • Has fantastic results for surfaces such as chairs, tables and medium-sized furniture.

How do I make a polish for wood using almond oil?


  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 tsp almond oil
  • Dry cotton cloth


Never use hot water. Mixing hot water with essential oils will cause them to lose their good properties. Find a box or glass where you can mix water and almond oil and moisten the cloth. It’s easy, just take a damp cloth and use it to clean the wooden furniture. You just need to moisten and polish, then let it dry by itself.

2. Clean difficult surfaces

Cleaning of difficult areas and wood

Every home has surfaces that are difficult to clean, whether it is the floor, figurines, or railings on stairs made of wood. They accumulate dirt over time and begin to darken. What can we do? Pay close attention and you will see how easy it is to take care of damaged wood.


  • 1 cup of water
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • A cotton cloth


Find a box or bucket. You just need to mix these two ingredients and moisten a cotton cloth. Use it to clean tired and dirty surfaces. You will notice the excellent results.

3. Wash for wooden floors

How to clean floors and wood

Do you have hardwood floors in your home? Do you spend a lot of money on products to take care of your wooden floors and to keep them shiny? Then you must try this simple trick. You will see how it gives you the same results for much less money.


  • 1 cup warm water
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 10 drops of essential oil of tea tree


  • We have talked a lot about the good benefits of tea tree oil. It is the best natural disinfectant you can find, it is ideal for treating surfaces damaged by time, and cleans and lightens dull, dirty surfaces. Tether essential oils are easy to find in any natural product store or in a specialty store. It is inexpensive and has tons of applications, not only for household cleaning but also for beauty. You can also use it to make your own hand cleaner.
  • To clean the floor, heat the water. It should be warm, not scorching hot. Then you just need to have in white vinegar and 10 drops of essential oil of tea tree.
  • To clean wooden floors, you can use one of two methods. The first is somewhat more difficult as it involves wetting the cloth and scrubbing the floor by hand. The second method is much easier, you just need to spray the mixture on the floor and use a mop to slowly remove any traces of dirt. Within minutes, you will notice that the parts that you have cleaned will begin to shine.
  • You will see how bright and clean the floors stay, and it will smell good too!

Which method do you prefer?

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