Tips to Keep Your Office Furniture Looking Brand New

Furniture for your office can be quite a large investment, and you want to make sure that  investment lasts.  Having a clean office with well maintained professional office furniture creates a positive environment for your employees, and especially a good impression for potential clients.  Incorporating the following habits will make your furniture last for years to come.


Take Proper Care of Wood Veneer

  Take Proper Care of Wood Veneer

  • - Often we will get questions on how to take care of a wood veneer desk, and what cleaning products to use.  The best way to clean and maintain your executive desk or other office furniture is to clean all surfaces regularly with a water dampened soft cloth; and to make sure to always wipe with the grain.  Avoid using any cleaning products that have an oil base. 

  • - Make sure to clean spills right away.  Liquids can cause warping or ripples in wood if they're allowed to settle in to your furniture. .

  • - Avoid exposing furniture to extreme heat or cold; also avoid wide humidity variance.

  • - Lift Objects to remove them; never pull them across the surface.


Take Proper Care of your Leather

 Take Proper Care of your Leather

  • - Avoid keeping furniture in direct sunlight, as it can cause fading.

  • - For regular cleaning, remove as much soil or staining as possible by carefully vacuuming or brushing, then dust with a dry or damp cloth.

  • - Do not use abrasive cleaners or cleaners that are alcohol based.  You must clean only with cleaners that are specifically designed for cleaning leather surfaces. 

 

Make sure to also create a work culture that places an emphasis on cleanliness and organization.  Using these simple steps will help protect your furniture, and extend its life for many years to come.