Care Instructions Care Info Kipling Grey Wash Extension Dining Table Dust with soft dry cloth. Do not leave spills unattended. Store table leaves flat to prevent warping. 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. For soil build-up, wipe with damp cloth & dry. Do not use abrasive cleaner. Avoid direct sunlight. 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. Surface scratches will occur and can be minimized using "0000" extra fine steel wool and paste wax followed by a soft, dry cloth.