How to Rejuvenate a Cedar Closet or Chest

Cedar closets and chests can lose their wonderful cedar aroma after years of use.

You'll be glad to know that you can rejuvenate these wood items, very quickly and easily, and then they'll smell as amazing as they did when they were new, and repel more insects, too. Read on to learn how to rejuvenate a cedar closet or chest.

Remove all your clothing or items from your closet or chest.

If there is any dust or dirt on the cedar planking inside your closet or chest, wipe it down and make sure the wood is clean.

Using the sandpaper, gently sand the surface of the wood until you can smell that wonderful cedar aroma again.

Vacuum up the cedar sawdust, and place your clothes back in the closet or chest.

Things You Will Need

  • Cedar chest or closet
  • Fine sandpaper
  • Vacuum cleaner with a hose attachment or a wet/dry vac

Tip

  • Vacuum up the cedar sawdust, and place your clothes back in the closet or chest.