The Right Way to Take Care of Your Mid-century Lighting
Here’s How To Clean Your Mid-Century Modern Lights
Do you have your house decorated with exquisite lamps from luxury brands and looking for some lighting tips how to make them last longer and stay incredible amazing? This article will reveal some ways how you can take care of your mid-century lighting.
Lighting items can vary a lot from different shapes, colors and materials that are made of, so it is crucial to know in what way you should take care of your lighting design, according to its specifications.
First of all, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that you should take into consideration the guide and instructions that came with your lamp. Depending on the material that the lighting piece is made of, there will be a different way to clean and maintain it.
However, besides following the instructions, here are some general points to fallow when you clean your lighting design!
So, an important aspect that cannot be neglected is to unplug your light from the power source and disconnect it from all power outlets it might be connected to. Then, be sure that you unscrew the articulations in order to permit the lamp to move freely.
Furthermore, the light bulbs have to be taken off and try to avoid contact with the glass part.
For cleaning lamps made of iron, aluminum or copper it has to be used a soft cloth and wipe gently the lamp. Lemon oil can be really good when you want to polish solid metal bases.
Brass bases are lacquered to prevent tarnishing. If you want to keep the finish, you can use a soft cloth to wipe the lamp in order to be sure that you have a clean lamp all the time!
For the modern lamps, for the coloured parts you can use a clean and soft white cloth, and add a mild solution of soapy water, in order to keep the dust away for a longer time.
For marble, even though is a more sophisticated material, can be used also a clean cloth for wiping it, and add a mild solution of soapy water to assure a better cleaning.
# WHICH LAMPS SHOULD I USE?
It is great that you now know how to keep your lighting fixtures in the best conditions. However, the most important thing is placement. If you don’t know how to use them in your interior design project, chances are they will look out of place and not in sync with the whole home decor you are planning. We have put together this info graphic with ideas on how to use mid-century modern lamps across your home planning. Take a look!
Hope you find these tips useful in keeping your mid-century modern lighting always looking stunning!