Wipe on mineral spirits. Clean with ivory dish soap. Use gel stain. No need to strip the wood. ~ Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old wood furniture.
Remove pet stains from rugs: soak stain in white vinegar, cover with a layer of baking soda, cover with a bowl or plate. Wait several hours for vinegar and baking soda to do their magic. When dry, sweep surface and vacuum remaining baking soda.