Chair Imports

Product Care Guides

All furniture requires maintenance, that is why Chair Imports have created a range of Product Care Guides to ensure your new furniture will look new for many years to come. 

These product care guides are general advice only. If you are in doubt, please contact us and we can advise the best care for your product.


European Beech Timber
  • Remove any liquid spills or stains immediately
  • For tougher spills or stains, clean with an extremely mild detergent and lightly damp cloth
  • Ensure to completely dry the surface immediately
  • Never use harsh or abrasive cleaning products as this will affect the timber and finish
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, salt air or moisture as this may cause warping and cracks
  • Ensure the timber is not placed near air conditioners or heating units
  • Regular dusting and wiping down with a soft lint free cloth is recommended
  • Ensure timber is dry at all times with no wet or damp items hung over timber products
  • Avoid contact with hard or sharp objects as this may cause scratching
 
Fabrics

This is a general guide only. Always refer to the fabric supplier for cleaning recommendations designed for your type of fabric.
Please contact us for this information.

  • Always test on a hidden area first to ensure the colour and finish is not affected
  • Treat spills or stains immediately with warm water and mild detergent
  • Professional cleaning is recommended regularly and for removal of tough stains
  • Ensure to remove upholstered panels prior to professional cleaning
 
Vinyl

This is a general guide only. Always refer to the vinyl supplier for cleaning recommendations designed for your type of vinyl.
Please contact us for this information.

  • Wipe spills and stains with a dry lint-free cloth promptly
  • If required, clean the affected area with a soft cloth using a non-abrasive cleaner and wipe dry
 
Techno-Polymer & Polypropylene
  • Clean with a lint-free cloth and warm water
  • If required, use a mild detergent and warm water for harder to clean spills
  • Wipe up any spilt liquids immediately 
  • Never use harsh and abrasive cleaning chemicals
  • Avoid contact with hard or sharp objects as this may cause scratching
  • Do not expose directly to high heat sources or flames
 
Chrome
  • Remove spills or spills promptly
  • Regularly wipe down with a damp cloth
  • For stubborn marks, use warm water and a mild detergent
  • Dry thoroughly to prevent water spots and rust
 
Stainless Steel
  • Regularly dust and wipe down with a damp cloth
  • Dry thoroughly to prevent water spots
  • Wipe parallel to the steel “grain” direction
  • Avoid harsh and abrasive chemicals as this will break down the protective coating and may cause scratching
 
Aluminium
  • Wipe up spills or stains immediately
  • Clean regularly with a clean lint-free cloth and warm water
  • For tougher spills, use warm water and a mild detergent
  • Keep dry to avoid water streaks
 
Cast-Iron
  • Keep out of the elements to prevent rust
  • Regularly wipe down with a damp cloth
  • Avoid using harsh or abrasive cleaning chemicals
  • Dry immediately after cleaning
 
Compact Laminate
  • Do not place hot objects directly on the surface.
  • Avoid wax and polish as this will damage the natural shine.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaning products, scouring pads, abrasive papers, solvents, thinners, turpentine, bleach or acetone as this will damage the surface.
  • Do not cut directly on the surface.
  • Wipe any spills immediately with a damp cloth.
  • For tough stains, use an all-purpose cleaner such as Windex or Ajax.
  • Regularly wipe gently with a clean, dry cloth to bring back the brightness of the colour.
  • To minimise scratching, place and lift objects from the surface – Do not drag or slide across the surface.

 


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