Care & Cleaning
Furniture Care, Cleaning and Maintenance
How to Product Fine Furniture
Proper Maintenance with preserve our quality finishes.
- Use Coasters and Desk pads: This will protect the finish against damage, moisture and heat.
- Use Felt Pads and on the bottom of Equipment and Electronics: The compounds in rubber and vinyl pads often supplied on office equipment can damage wood finishes.
- Lift instead of sliding objects: Sliding objects across the surface can scratch all furniture finishes.
- Periodically move accessories around on surfaces to prevent inconsistent aging: Wood species and finishes will change and age with exposure to light. Periodic movement of objects on or against the furniture will help ensure even aging.
- Avoid Direct Sunlight: If possible to preserve the furniture’s original beauty.
- For Best Performance: Maintain temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity levels between 30 and 50 percent.
Cleaning Find Wood Furniture
- Accidental Spills: Spilled liquids should be wiped up immediately with a soft, absorbent cloth.
- Periodic Dusting: Clean with a slightly damp cloth, using another soft cloth to dry. Always wipe in the direction of the wood grain. Oil, ammonia and silicon products should never be used on wood furniture.
- Regularly/Monthly Cleaning: Lightly soiled areas may be cleaned with Guardsman Wood Cleaner products, following the cleaner’s directions. Surfaces should be cleaned with a soft cloth, wiping in same direction as the wood grain and dried with a soft cloth. Oil, ammonia and silicon products should never be used on wood furniture.
- Polishing Wood Furniture: We do not recommend the use of commercial wax or polish which may leave undesirable residues. If polishing is desired, use a polish that is silicone free such as Guardsman Wood Polish. Oil, ammonia and silicon products should never be used on wood furniture.
Cleaning Porcelain Writing Surfaces.
- Daily Cleaning: Writing from dry erase markers can easily be removed with a felt eraser or tissue.
- Weekly/Regularly Cleaning: For best results, clean the porcelain surface as needed with a porcelain writing board cleaner, such as Expo Porcelain Board Cleaner and a soft cloth.
- Removing Permanent Ink: Permanent ink marking can be removed from the porcelain writing surface with regular ammonia based solvent cleaners and a soft cloth. Replace the Felt Eraser Aft
- er considerable usage, the felt eraser may become saturated with ink. When this happens, the eraser will no longer erase properly and will leave a marker film on the porcelain. Replace the
- eraser as needed.
- Do Not Use Detergent Based Cleaners or Furniture Polish on the Porcelain: Detergents and polishes will leave an undesirable film on the porcelain that may create a “ghosting” problem when it comes time to erase the board.
Cleaning Laminate Surfaces:
- Periodic Dusting: Clean with slightly damp soft cloth, using another soft cloth to polish dry.
- Regularly/Monthly Cleaning: Lightly soiled areas may be cleaned with a soft cloth and mild liquid detergent. For stubborn stains, use a non-abrasive ammonia based household cleanser, being sure
- not to get any cleanser on any wood or wood trim. Oil, ammonia and silicon products should never be used on wood or wood trim surfaces.
- Polishing Laminate Furniture: We do not recommend the use of commercial wax or polish which may leave undesirable residues and possible streaking. If polishing is desired, use a
- laminate polish being careful not to get any polish on any attached wood trim. Oil, ammonia and silicon products should never be used on wood or wood trim surfaces .
- Cleaning Metal and Painting Metal Surfaces: Regular/Monthly Cleaning Lightly soiled areas may be cleaned with a soft cloth and a mild detergent.
For specific questions or for more information, please contact your Nevers dealer or Nevers directly at 1-800-242-2443.