Care Instructions Care Info: You've put a lot of care into choosing your furnishings. And with continued care at home, they should share your address for many years to come. Now for your owner's manual… Mendocino Side Chair Do not leave spills unattended. Wood will darken with time. Cover or store indoors during the winter and/or extreme weather. Wipe with damp cloth. Apply clear linseed oil to maintain finish. Do not use alcohol based cleaners as they may cause the paint to fade.