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ive been storing a large wardrobe in my basement and i noticed

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i've been storing a large wardrobe in my basement and i noticed today that some of the wood has this whitish film on it, perhaps owing to the humidity? is this irreversible damage? if not then how can i restore the wood?
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The white film is just a sign that moisture is interacting with the finish. It will disappear, if you move the wardrobe to drier air. Over time it could get damaged especially if mold/ mildew starts growing on the wood. I would try to dehumidify the air or move the wardrobe to a drier space.

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