How do you clean longaberger baskets?
First you want to completely remove any dust or food particles clinging to the basket. To do this, simply use a soft bristle brush. Be sure to get into all the gaps between the splints and weaves..
Next you can use a slightly damp clean cloth and wipe the basket down ( no hard rubbing). If there are any scratches that need to be re-stained or broken weaves, you may want to contact the Basketshop@juno.com for repair products and more information.
Almost all Longaberger baskets have the company name/logo stamped or burned into the bottom of the basket and the weaver's initials and date penciled in. Some of the newer rounded baskets may have the logo on the inside rim of the basket, but the only ones that would not have a logo are the really old ones that predate 1982.
You can, but it is very very damaging to the wood. It would cause it to spot and not look as nice. Any place with moisture is not a good place ofr a Longaberger basket. However, if you would like one just in your bathroom (not specifically shower) you should scotch guard it, which covers it in a clear, glossy finish that does not allow moisture to get in.
According to Porch Swing Memories' they are: "Other Family Signatures are as follows: Genevieve #1; Wendy #2; Jerry #3; Larry #4; Dave #5; Rich #6; Mary (Maryann) #7; Judy #8; Ginny #9; Gary #10; Carmen #11; and Jeff #12. All Longaberger baskets are Marked by the company, but not all are signed by a family member. "
# Sort -- sort the items in your room into sections to be easily organized # Organize -- put the sorted things into a place where they belong; tubs and baskets work very well to keep things organized. # Clean -- once you have your room clean, it always helps to vacuum, or wipe off desks, tables, or chairs.