In any event,there are other ways that you can protect your wood furniture from humidity damage. In dry winter weather,when the air lacks humidity,you may begin by using ourHeirloom Essential Polishon your wood pieces to protect them. Using a humidifier with an automatic control system is another way to ensure your home doesn become dry.
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How do I manage the humidity in my wood furniture?
We recommend the use of air conditioning as well as investing in a humidifier or dehumidifier to help manage the humidity in your region. Do not place solid wood furniture directly in front of windows, heat or air conditioning vents, radiators or fireplaces. Do not expose solid wood furniture to continuous direct sunlight.
How to protect solid wood furniture from damage?
A top concern for protecting solid wood furniture is managing the humidity and dryness that can affect it. Wood is a natural material that responds to its environment and some shrinking and swelling is to be expected. However, controlling the humidity and dryness is essential for preventing damage.
How does winter affect wood furniture?
Winter can be tough on any type of wood. This isn because of the temperature, but it actually due to humidity. Wood acclimates to its environment and will expand and contract depending on the conditions it is exposed to and the humidity level. As the level of humidity in your home drops, the wood your furniture is made out of loses moisture.
How do you preserve wood?
The best example of wood protection can be found in the nation museums. To preserve wood pieces, museums have really mastered the art of balancing humidity levels. It is a well-known scientific fact that too much humidity causes expansion while too little humidity causes shrinking, drying and cracking.