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Warning: Avoid extreme changes in
temperature or humidity by arranging furniture away from radiators, heat or air vents,
Do NOT leave heavy objects on
freshly refinished furniture for extended periods of time.
Do NOT put
freshly finished furniture in to full service for a period of
Do NOT apply
any cleaner or polish on a freshly finished piece for at least two months after the final
coat of finish has been applied.
Always use a protective pad of some sort when writing on any furniture surface.
Lift and place objects rather than dragging them across any
On a freshly finished piece that is not ready for
polish you may use a slightly water moistened rag to
dust. Dry surfaces off completely when finished.
After two months of cure time, you may use
Johnson's Pledge as often as you would like. At a minimum,
apply Pledge or paste wax at least three times a year to keep a finish
moisturized. When using any spray product be sure to spray the rag
NOT the furniture.
You may clean a furniture’s finish that is in
good shape with Murphy Oil Soap. Always test an
inconspicuous area before applying it to a large area.
Murphy oil soap will wreck a very old finish!
Paste waxes offer slightly more protection, but may be more
difficult to apply, particularly on wood that has carvings.
Most brand names are of equal quality. If
you choose to wax, make sure you remove all excess wax. If you can smear the wax with
your finger, you have too much wax on the surface. Keep rubbing
until you can't smear the wax.