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How to Care for and Maintain Your Furniture Hardware

June 01, 2024

How to Care for and Maintain Your Furniture Hardware

Furniture hardware is an essential part of any piece of furniture, and it can add a touch of style and personality to your home. However, furniture hardware like knobs, handles, decorative hardware, lever handles etc can also be susceptible to damage if it is not properly cared for. Here are some tips on how to keep your furniture hardware looking its best for years to come:

  • Cleaning: Regular cleaning is essential for keeping your furniture hardware looking its best. To clean your hardware, simply wipe it down with a soft damp cloth. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners, as these can damage the finish of the hardware.

  • Polishing: For a more lustrous finish, you can polish your furniture hardware with a furniture polish or wax. Be sure to follow the directions on the product label carefully.

  • Preventing Rust and Corrosion: If your furniture hardware is made of metal, it is important to take steps to prevent rust and corrosion. To do this, you can apply a clear coat of sealant to the hardware. You can also avoid exposing the hardware to moisture and salty air.

  • Fixing Minor Damage: If your furniture hardware is damaged, you may be able to fix it yourself. For example, if a screw is loose, you can tighten it with a screwdriver In some cases, you may need to replace the hardware altogether..

    By following these tips, you can keep your furniture hardware looking its best for years to come.

    Here are some additional tips for caring for your furniture hardware:

    • Avoid using furniture polishes that contain ammonia or alcohol. These chemicals can damage the finish of the hardware.
    • If your furniture hardware is made of brass or copper, you can polish it with a mixture of lemon juice and salt.
    • To prevent rust on metal hardware, you can apply a coat of clear lacquer or varnish.

We hope these tips help you keep your furniture hardware looking its best for years to come. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are always happy to help!

Glitters, established under Glitters International is a brand with 25 years of expertise in designing and manufacturing handles. The driving force of ‘Glitters’ is the desire to produce handles of unmatched quality and elegance, creating essential furnishing accessories for all homes. Handles from Glitters are not mere home accessories, but reflect your unique taste with contemporary design elements, quality material and constant innovation. Our products have always been distinguished by careful attention to quality raw material, advanced polishing processes, uniform electro-plating and protective coating for the longevity of the handles.

We are constantly researching and developing new technologies, and innovating to provide consumers with the best products.