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Myakka Blog

Indian furniture, Dining Table, Nest of Tables, Cushions and Accessories

Easy Furniture Care

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Now the festive season is over it is often the case that our homes need a little extra TLCand it can be a great time to give your furniture a little care to bring it back to its best. The last few weeks have probably brought extra visitors and guests to your home this means lots of cups of tea and coffee which can lead to the dreaded ring mark!  We always recommend using coasters but sometimes accidents happen! No need to fear though - ring marks can be easily removed from your Myakka furniture with our simple guide, some beeswax polish, wire wool and a soft cloth.

We recommend using Mylands Traditional Wax Polish for keeping your Myakka furniture looking its best. The Antique Mahogany wax is perfect for our Sheesham ranges as well as the top of our Coast range as the slight colour in the wax will maintain the colour and finish of the Mallani, Thakat, and Hathi ranges. The clear wax is perfect for the Surin range as it will maintain the finish but won’t add to the colour at all. As well as helping to remove ring marks, Mylands Wax is perfect for the general care of your furniture. It feeds the wood and gives your furniture a lovely natural lustre.

If you have any ring marks or any other marks caused by liquid then follow these steps and it should disappear!
  1.  Start with a very fine grade wire wool, we recommend a 0000 grade.
  2. Using the wire wool, rub the ring mark and surrounding area down, rubbing the furniture in the same direction as the grain of the wood.
  3.   Once the ring mark has been removed, use a soft cloth to apply some Mylands Wax to the area, rubbing in a circular motion.
  4. Leave for as long as possible, ideally for 20-30 minutes to really sink in and then buff off with a soft cloth. This step is really important and this will remove any residue and will give your furniture a lovely lustre.
If you would like to see a short video of Simon showing you how it's done or to see how to polish your Myakka furniture click here and then click on the video you would like to watch.

Our very knowledgeable and friendly Customer Service Team are full of useful tips and information, if you ever have any questions about your furniture please give them a call on 0345 460 3122 or email  and they will do what they can to help. 

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