Avoid direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time.
Do not use detergents, abrasives cleaners, or other improper cleaning agent,wipe your furniture with a slightly dam cloth in the direct of the grain and dry with a soft cloth wiping in the direction of the grain.
Avoid placing furniture directly in front of radiators,fireplace or other heat sources.
Try to maintain humidity level of approximately 40-45%.
Avoid impact by hard or heavy objects.
Wipe off liquid spills immediately.
Keep extra table leaves as close as possible to table itself,damp basements or hot dry attics can cause the leave to expand or contract.
Strains will darken sightly over time,to lessen the effect use your *extra leaves* occasionally to ensure they have light exposure as well.
Avoid placing hot items directly on the furniture, it will harm the protective finish.
Select a location where your furniture will not be bumped and that doors and
Drawers can be easily opened without striking or bumping other objects.
Writing pads should be used on desks and table tops to protect against making surfaces.