Cleaning Tips: How to remove Wax from a Glass Coffee Table
For many households, glass coffee tables are a stylish, multi-functional talking point, but over the years it may acquire scratches, or even worse, wax. Whilst you may think that removing wax from a glass coffee table may require professional help, with a few simple household ingredients, it can be easily accomplished. Follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Choose Cleaning Products
To remove wax from a glass coffee table, you’ll need:
- White Distilled Vinegar
- Baking Soda
- Soft Cloth
- An Old Toothbrush
Step 2: Preparing the Table
Lay down newspaper on the surface of the table, making sure to cover the entire surface. This will help reduce the mess and clean any residue away.
Step 3: Removing the Wax
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with two tablespoons of white distilled vinegar. You should end up with a thick paste. Apply it to the waxed surface of your table and let it sit for a few minutes. After 5 minutes, scrub the paste with an old toothbrush, then wipe the paste away with a soft cloth.
Step 4: Finishing the Job
Once all the wax has been removed from the table, wipe the surface with a soft cloth and some water. Finally, use a glass cleaner to give it a sparkling finish.
Having wax on a glass coffee table doesn’t have to mean calling in the professionals. With a few simple ingredients found in any home, you can have your glass coffee table back to its original state.