Caring for your furniture

Wood Furnishing Care

Dust furniture frequently. Dusting removes airborne deposits that build up a filmy layer and can scratch the surface. A clean, soft cloth or feather duster will effectively remove dust; however to avoid scattering the dust into the air where it floats, landing back on furniture surfaces, dampen the cloth very slightly.

It is advisable to keep your furniture away from direct sunlight and see to stable environmental conditions. Use a window treatment if needed as UV rays can cause very quick and direct damage to wooden surfaces.

Although our furniture is treated and varnished for protection, it is always a good idea to use coasters. Containers coming into direct contact with the wood that are too hot (or cold) can discolour the surface and any extended exposure to moisture can cause damage. Temperature and moisture control is essential in ensuring product longevity.

Our products do not require oils to 'feed' or nourish the wood as the wood is varnished with a protective sealant. Oils will not penetrate the wood. Dusting with common surface cleaning products like Mr. Min will suffice.

Upholstery Care          

Our fabrics are tough, resilient and treated to be water repellant, however this does not mean care should not be taken should spills occur. When spills do occur, gently blot (don't rub) off excess in a timely manner. Let thick masses, like mud from a dog's paws thoroughly dry before scraping off.

Flip and rotate seat cushions a couple of times a year to ensure fabrics wear evenly and that the cushions stay uniformly plump. Keep upholstered furniture fresh by lightly brushing with a stiff-bristle brush and vacuum using a small brush attachment. Vacuum the exterior all around to remove animal hair, surface dust and errant crumbs that can become embedded into the fabric and are likely to amplify stains should spills occur.

Avoid extended exposure to direct sunlight by applying window treatment where needed as direct sun can damage fabrics causing it to fade and even fray. 

Airborne pollutants such as fumes from cooking or smoke can also harm your fabric. It isn’t always easy to avoid that from happening, however, proper ventilation can help.