Care Instructions Care Info Big Sur Charcoal 48" 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. Do not use abrasive cleaner. Use natural beeswax regularly to maintain finish. Protect from heat and liquids. 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.