Wood Furniture Care
- Polish wood furniture at least twice a year. We recommend either “All in 1” or Guardsman Polish. Most spray polishes contain silicone which can damage the finish after repeated use. Therefore, regardless of what kind of polish you use, make sure it does not contain silicone. Do not use any polish in an aerosol can.
- Remove fingerprints, food spills, etc. from wood surfaces with a mild soap, water and a clean, soft cloth. Wipe dry immediately.
- Always use a soft, cotton cloth when dusting or cleaning.
- Any object made of plastic or rubber composition should never be placed on wood furniture (example: plastic doilies, statues, notebooks, cosmetic bottles, etc.). They will react with the finish and eventually raise it. Use coasters with felt bottoms. Place felt pads underneath lamps and alarm clocks. Avoid putting furniture in direct sunlight.
- Avoid excessive heat by not placing wood furniture too close to radiators or fireplaces.
- Avoid putting wood furniture near a humidifier. Excessive moisture causes joints to swell and can cause warping.
- Use a table pad on your dining room table.
- Do not put hot items from the stove directly on your wood tables.