Have you noticed that your wooden furniture doesn’t look as good as the day you bought it? Then it might be time to revarnish your furniture.
What is revarnishing?
Revarnishing is the process of reapplying a layer of varnish onto wooden furniture. This process helps in many ways as it adds a protective coat that seals the wood.
Here are a few more reasons why you should reapply varnish to your furniture:
- It will protect the wood from damage caused by sunlight, moisture, and other elements.
- Varnish restores the beauty and shine of the wood.
- It prevents the wood from drying out and cracking.
- It can also help with extending the life span of the furniture.
When you are going to varnish, you should always start by cleaning the surface of the wood. Remove the old finish then apply the new one.
So, what when should you revarnish your furniture?
Signs you need to revarnish your furniture
Here are some pointers that will help you identify that your furniture needs a varnish revamp suggested by Family Handyman Magazine- DIYer’s best friend, offering a variety of print and digital resources for do-it-yourself homeowners.
- When your furniture starts to look dull or have a faded appearance
- Revamp when the wood starts to split or crack
- The wood might have a rough or a splintery texture you must revarnish
- When the finish is starting to peel and flake off
The process of revarnishing can take from a few hours to several days depending on the size of the furniture you will be working on.
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