Cleaning any type of furniture can seem difficult at first. but Murphy’s oil soap is the best soap for cleaning wood furniture. In this article, I will show you how to use murphy’s oil soap to clean your wood furniture.


How to dilute murphy’s oil soap for furniture

When diluting murphy’s oil soap it’s always best to do it with warm water. This is because warm water works best with murphy’s oil soap.


So when diluting murphy’s oil soap it’s always good to add half a cup of Murphy’s oil soap to a gallon of warm water. If the water isn’t soapy enough you can always add a bit more soap to it.


How to clean wood furniture with murphy’s oil soap

I usually recommend people to use Murphy’s oil soap spray when they are about to clean their wood furniture. You can get the spray at your local store or online.


When you are ready to clean, just spray the murphy’s oil soap onto the wood furniture and use a microfiber cloth to wipe until the furniture looks brand new.


You don’t have to use the spray. The only two reasons why I usually recommend it is because it is not as soapy as regular murphy’s oil soap and it is easier to use. But if you want to use the regular Murphy’s oil soap; all you have to do is get a damp microfiber cleaning cloth and dip it in a container filled with at least 4 cups of warm water and 1/4 cup of murphy’s oil soap. Now use the cloth to clean any wood furniture you have such as dresser drawers, cabinets, etc.

This is also a great way to clean old wood furniture.


How to use murphy’s oil soap on table

When cleaning wood tables with murphy’s oil soap, it is always best to dilute the soap by getting a container filled with a gallon of warm water and only adding 1/2 cup of oil soap into it. After doing this just dip a microfiber cleaning cloth into the soapy water and use it to wipe your wood tables.

This is a great way to make your tables look brand new again.

You can use this cleaning trick to clean almost any wood table in your home such as dining tables, desks, living room tables, foldable tables, etc.


Is Murphy’s oil soap good for cleaning kitchen cabinets?

The answer to this question is yes. Murphy’s oil soap is really good at cleaning kitchen cabinets. I will only recommend you to use it on your wood cabinets as murphy’s oil soap is great when cleaning wood. But if you want to know more about how to clean cabinets you can click on this article “fast and easy wood cabinet cleaning methods”.


How to use murphy’s oil soap on cabinets

A nice-looking wood cabinet can make your entire kitchen look wonderful. So when they get dirty they can make your kitchen look bad. Most times when kitchen cabinets get dirty it’s usually because of grease, fingerprints, dust, etc. I am going to show you the best way to clean your wood cabinets with murphy’s oil soap.


Before you clean it with murphy’s oil soap you need to dust off the cabinets with a duster. Now Get a murphy’s oil soap spray bottle ( you can get it online or at your local store) and spray the cabinets with it. Then use a clean soft sponge to wipe everywhere on the cabinets. While wiping the cabinets be sure to get the hard-to-reach areas.  After cleaning the cabinets it is now time to use a microfiber cleaning cloth to wipe away the soapy residue that’s left behind ( only do this if you realize that the soap residue is not going away).


This cleaning method is a great way to also clean sticky wood kitchen cabinets.



Does murphy’s oil soap disinfect?

Murphy’s oil soap isn’t really known as a disinfectant but you can use it to clean a lot of wood surfaces. To disinfect any surface the best thing to do is either just use a regular disinfectant from the store such as fabuloso or you can make your own. To make your own disinfectant all you need to do is pour 1/2 cup of white vinegar in a spray bottle filled halfway up with warm water.

After cleaning the wood furniture with murphy’s oil soap just spray it with the vinegar and water mixture. This will disinfect any wood surface.


 Some extra murphy’s oil uses

Now I am going to tell you some incredible alternative murphy’s oil soap uses that will amaze you:

  1. You can use it as an insect repellant
  2. Can be used to shine kitchen counters
  3. You can use it to get rid of fleas by washing your dogs with it.


If you want more in-depth murphy’s oil soap uses you can check it out right here “11 brilliant murphy’s oil soap hacks


I hope this article helped a lot and showed you the best ways on how to use murphy’s oil soap on wood furniture.

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