411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Why Does Your Home Need A Dehumidifier?

Taking humidity lightly may not be wise. Dehumidifiers can be essential with regards to the climate in which you reside in or according to...

on Apr 24, 2018

Valuable Tips to Prevent Frozen Propane Tanks

Millions of Americans make use of propane in both personal and industrial applications. When the temperature plummets to negative degrees, a...

on Apr 24, 2018

4 Reasons To Allow Plumbing Changes to Cure Before Running Water

Many homeowners engage in DIY when fixing water pipes, especially when the damage is not extensive. It isn’t entirely out of order to go that...

on Apr 23, 2018

5 Signs That You Need a Professional to Fix Your Cooling Failure

The last thing you need in your home at the height of summer is a failed air conditioning (AC) system. You normally want to fight back the high...

on Apr 23, 2018

Pros and Cons of a Home Move

Moving to a new place is a big decision that involves taking into consideration the many pros and cons of relocating. The move will come at a cost,...

on Apr 20, 2018

Cleaning Grandfather Clocks

by Guest on Feb 24, 2010

Cleaning grandfather clocks is not the easiest process but, definitely worth the time. Keeping grandfather clocks clean is just as important as cleaning your car. The value of clean grandfather clocks will be much higher than grandfather clocks that sit in the corner collecting dust and grime. Grandfather clocks can be cleaned right at home with a little patience and some technique.
 

Step 1: Pull your grandfather clock away from the wall without banging it on anything preventing marks and dings. It is better to use an extra person when moving grandfather clocks, to help assure security from falling or getting dings.

Step 2: Use a soft cloth or feather duster when cleaning grandfather clocks. This will keep from causing scratches. Continue by dusting the grandfather clocks glass surface. Open the door to the pendulum. Very carefully, dust in the pendulum compartment area, ensuring not to bump the pendulum.

Now that you are done removing the grandfather clocks loose dust and debris, it is time to apply a high quality furniture polish to your grandfather clocks.

Step 3: Apply the high-quality polish of your choice to a very soft cloth following the polish application guidelines. Starting from the grandfather clocks top, apply the wax to the grandfather clocks surface using small circular motions. Always start from the grandfather clocks top and work your way to the bottom.

Now that the grandfather clocks surface is covered with the polish of your choice, the dried polish must be wiped off.

Step 4: Discard the first cloth used for applying the grandfather clocks polish. Take another clean soft cloth and remove the dried wax in small circular motions working from top to bottom. This process will ensure the beautiful shine for grandfather clocks.

Step 5: It's time to clean the grandfather clocks glass. Do not spray directly on the grandfather clocks glass ensuring there will not be any spotting on the grandfather clocks wood surfaces. Using a non-ammonia based glass cleaner, spray the cleaner on the cloth and then clean the grandfather clocks glass surface.

These are the 5 steps to cleaning grandfather clocks. Remember to use caution when moving grandfather clocks. Some grandfather clocks can be quite bulky and heavy. Using an extra person when moving grandfather clocks will ensure that grandfather clocks will not fall or be moved into something causing scratches and marks that cannot be removed. Clean grandfather clocks are happy grandfather clocks.

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Construction of Modular Buildings For Homes

Modular buildings are today being looked upon as viable solutions to speed up the construction process and increase its efficiency. Modular...

Construction / Materials

Plywood Thickness: Weight-Capacity Correlation

Thickness of plywood is essential in determining which to use for the intended purpose at hand. In general, most plywood only reaches 1 inch in...

Floors / Tile / Hardwood

Buying Quality Entry Door Locks

Not all entry door locks will serve the safety of a building equally. There are many factors to consider as you choose an entry door lock for your...

Doors / Garages

It's What's Over Your Head: Choosing Roof Shingles

Your house is not just a building; it’s your home. It’s also your shelter against the elements. Your roof is one of the most important elements of...

Roofing / Gutters

Things to Consider When Hiring a Plumber

One of the most difficult jobs you can have in your life is as a homeowner. There are a number of things you have to consider when doing this job....

Plumbing / Basements

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2018