To keep the furniture looking at its best, cleaning of the furniture is important as it removes dirt before it settles in the fabric (and other materials) and damages them. Regular cleaning and appropriate maintenance of the furniture can prolong the life cycle of it and reduce costs for renovation and repair, replacement and disposal. Follow care instructions below.
The furniture should be used solely for the purpose for which it was designed. Sharp or hard objects may damage furniture. Be careful with hard items around the edges or surface of the furniture.
Furniture must not be cleaned using abrasive organic compounds such as acetone, alcohol, gasoline, nail polish remover etc.
As wood is a natural product, variations in colour, pigmentation, structure of wood grain will occur. Woods structure, colour and finish variations are natural. Wooden furniture will also change appearance over time as it is affected by the environment in which it is placed. During the time, alternation of wood surface tone and colour could occur. Variations in wood grain, texture, colour, knots and other naturally occurring characteristics are inherent to solid wood. As wood is a natural, living material; it continues to absorb and to release humidity throughout its lifetime – therefore it’s important to handle wooden furniture the right way. Solid wood „lives“, when the moistness of the air changes – when the air is too humid, it could swell, when it is too dry, it shrinks and could crack – wood is adjusting to the surroundings. Wooden furniture must be placed in rooms with stable climate and humidity conditions. Wood should not be kept in rooms with fluctuating air humidity. The furniture should be used in a warm, dry room with relative humidity between 40-60%. Wood wants to breathe. Do not cover wooden furniture with airtight covers – wood could split.
Wood is a live material; it can swell or shrink and tighten or loosen in furniture parts. If a loosening develops in furniture parts, they can be tightened using the ties or screws. We ask you to carefully tighten them yourself as this is a common maintenance issue and is not covered under warranty.
The oil treatment protects the wood against staining by most common fluids but is no guarantee against stains. For dusting painted and oil-impregnated surfaces, use a soft, dry, preferably microfibre cloth. It is important to apply after-care to the oil-treated furniture. Oil seals the pores of the wood, forming a natural protection against everyday wear and tear. An occasional application of oil (not more than twice a year) after it has been washed should be sufficient to maintain the soft oil finish of the wood.
Wooden surfaces of furniture must be kept dry. Wipe liquid spills immediately with a clean soft cloth or kitchen towel. Do not use steel wool on the surfaces.
TEXTILE AND CUSHIONS
Colours of fabric will fade when keeping furniture under direct sunlight; Also, keep in mind not to cover the same spot on furniture for a longer period of time, as the effects of light on covered/uncovered areas of the furniture will be different and visible over time. The sun’s UV rays affect the colour.
Dust and dirt wear down cushion textile. Vacuum clean cushions of sofa regularly and frequently, we recommend doing so every week.
All stains and liquid spills must be removed immediately. At first, scrape off any liquids or residues with a spoon or a scoop before you proceed. Do not scrub with a cloth. Soak up liquid spills with an absorbent lint-free cloth or sponge. Loose particles vacuum clean before further cleaning actions. Clean off stains by carefully patting or gently wiping with a moist lint-free cloth. If needed, use appropriate detergents or solvents. For cleaning stained surfaces, we recommend you use common furniture care products following their instructions. The use of cleaning products not intended for this purpose may result in damage to the furniture. Be careful when using solvents as these could dissolve materials beneath the textile. Dry the fabric fully before use.
Do not use steel wool on the surfaces and do not rub a textile hard or for a long time as this could result in loss of colour or damage the fabric and create a nap.
In all cases, especially with large stains, we recommend contacting a professional dry cleaning; please inform them about your earlier actions.
However, these tips are only recommendations and cannot guarantee complete stain removal.
When moving furniture, it should be packaged carefully. Do not forget to protect the edges and surfaces of furniture. To avoid mechanical damage, staining and water damage, furniture should be packaged and transported in a closed vehicle. In cold temperatures, condensation can form on surfaces after the furniture has been moved to a warm place; the furniture should then be dried immediately with a clean soft cloth.