Mostly, kitchen cabinets are made out of wood. Wood although is durable, but most of the times, when it experiences harsh environments, it can cause damage to it and make it look dull and unappealing. As a result, we need to take some preventive measures to ensure the longitivety and quality of the wood remains stagnant. We will categorize the different ways wood can be damaged and also the ways to protect it.
When winters arrive, kitchen cabinets repair becomes necessary because of the damage from the heat. In winters, the only source of heat is from the heaters and these heaters can cause a great deal of damage to the wooden furniture inside the household. It is extremely important to keep the temperature in the kitchen moderate because the heat from the heaters as well as the cooking equipment can add up and cause damage to the cabinets. Most experts say that one way to protect your cabinets is to rub them with light lemon oil. It will nourish and layer of UV protection to the cabinets.
In winters the atmosphere is very dry with also no humidity. Zero humidity can sometimes be very damaging to the furniture as well as the cabinets. Too much dryness will also make the cabinets look dull and damage any paint on them as well. It is best to apply a thin layer of olive oil on your cabinets or mix the olive oil in water, mix them and finally spray them onto the cabinets. It will provide them with sufficient humidity to survive the harsh winters. Moreover, the central heating systems in your house can throw out dust which is also damaging for your cabinets in the long run. It will damage the surface of your cabinets and make them look dull and rough due to the scratches. It is best to wipe them with a damp cloth to remove the excess dust. Over time, the dust accumulates over these kitchen cabinets and hence cause a lot of scratches. Sometimes, when this dust hasn’t been cleaned for a longer time, a thick layer of dirt is formed which can cause a great deal of damage to your cabinets. A good polish will keep them in shape and also remove all types of dirt.