Care Instructions Care Info Basque Java 48" Bench Dust with soft dry cloth. Do not leave spills unattended. Do not use liquid or aerosol products. Wood characteristics: grain, knots, pitting, mineral deposits. Seasonal splitting and checking are inherent to this product. Do not use abrasive cleaner. Avoid direct sunlight. Clean soil build-up with mild soap and water, then dry. Protect from heat and liquids. To prevent a chemical reaction (markings) with the finish, do not place any rubber, vinyl or other synthetic materials on the surface. Use felt pads instead to prevent surface scratches. Finisher's Formula (sold thru Crate&Barrel) is recommended. Test in an inconspicuous spot first and follow mfg. instructions.