Care & Maintenance

 

Care of Solid Hardwood Tables
With proper care your solid hardwood table can provide years of pleasure for your family. Here are some tips to be sure you get the most from your table:

  • Maintain a humidity-controlled environment. Your home should be kept in the 35-45% humidity range to prevent warping and cracking.
  • Keep table out of continued direct sunlight and away from heat sources such as furnace ducts, radiators and fireplaces.
  • Use coasters and trivets with non-scratching bottoms underneath glasses and serving dishes placed on the table.
  • Store table leaves in or close to the table to maintain consistent environmental conditions.
  • Avoid placing sharp objects that could scratch the surface directly on the table.
  • Avoid the use of nail polish remover, alcohol or other solvents near the table.
  • Dust table often and carefully with a soft cloth following the grain pattern to remove abrasive dust particle.
  • Periodically clean table with a mild, non-alkaline soap and water using a soft sponge or cloth. Dry immediately with soft cloth and buff lightly following wood grain.
  • Avoid polish that contains any silicones. Ask your retailer to recommend a polish.