Profession furniture cleaner

Furniture cleaners maintain furniture items by removing dust, applying furniture polish, cleaning stains and maintaining colouring.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Artistic

Knowledge

  • Cleaning industry health and safety measures

    Preventive and interventional methods used in the cleaning industry to maintain health and safety for all workers and tertiary persons.

  • Furniture industry

    Companies and activities involved in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of functional and decorative objects of household equipment.

  • Furniture wood types

    Types of wood used in the manufacturing of wooden furniture and their characteristics.

  • Furniture care products

    The products used to clean and maintain the quality of furniture in the cleaning process such as furniture cleaners, wax, polish or oil.

Skills

  • Provide advice on furniture maintenance

    Provide information to clients on the products or methods to use in order to maintain the appearance and quality of their furniture, according to its type of fabric or material.

  • Use furniture dust removing tools

    Use tools such as feather duster or treated cloths to remove dust from furniture surfaces.

  • Follow organisational guidelines in the cleaning industry

    Apply and follow all protocols or guidelines described by the company within your specific cleaning area. It can also involve wearing the foreseen uniform or piece of clothing at all times or using specific equipment or materials.

  • Maintain customer service

    Keep the highest possible customer service and make sure that the customer service is at all times performed in a professional way. Help customers or participants feel at ease and support special requirements.

  • Polish furniture

    Apply polish to the furniture in order to maintain its wooden quality and natural beauty.

  • Prepare furniture for application of paint

    Set up furniture for standard or custom paint job, protect any parts that should not be painted and prepare painting equipment.

  • Clean furniture

    Remove dirt, marks and other unwanted material from furniture.

Optional knowledge and skills

artificially age furniture clean street furniture take payments for bills clean surfaces clean wood surface manage a small-to-medium business wax wood surfaces lacquer wood surfaces repair furniture parts perform cleaning activities in an environmentally friendly way drive vehicles repair furniture frames clean upholstered furniture clean marble furniture

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