Care Instructions Care Info Dakota 71" Bench Dust with soft dry cloth. Do not leave spills unattended. Wood characteristics: grain, knots, pitting, mineral deposits. Expansion and contraction will occur with changes in humidity. Seasonal splitting and checking are inherent to this product. Handcrafted and unique, slight variation may occur. Do not use abrasive cleaner. Use natural beeswax regularly to maintain finish. Protect from heat and liquids. Even weight distribution is recommended for maxiumum stability. Finish may darken with time and exposure to the elements. Staining is inherent to natural wax finish; Maintain wax as needed Wipe spills immediately to reduce staining and water marks. Protect surface from stains and scratching. Use of linens, coasters and trivets is recommended. Finisher's Formula (sold thru Crate&Barrel) is recommended. Test in an inconspicuous spot first and follow mfg. instructions. TO PREVENT TIPPING, DO NOT ROCK OR TIP BENCH WHILE SEATED. NOT INTENDED FOR USE ON UNEVEN/IRREG.SURFACES INCL'D RUGS/CARPET.