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CARE AND MAINTENANCE

With a little care you can prolong the life of your furniture. lather from a solution of water and a mild detergent or soap
Follow the instructions for the materials of your specific flakes or use a special leather care product. Remove soap
product to make sure that it stays in the best shape for as residue immediately using a clean, dry cloth, and polish gently,
long as possible. using a soft cotton cloth. Avoid pressing liquid into the pores of
the leather. We recommend applying a protective lotion two to
The information below is only intended as a general guideline. four times annually to enhance the resistance of the material.
For more information on how to remove specific stains, please Do not use sharp objects, strong detergents or solvents on the
inquire where you bought the furniture. leather.

GENERAL INFORMATION CALIFORNIA LEATHER


Protect your furniture against direct sunlight and strong heat California is a full grain semi aniline leather with a light top
sources. HAY only uses top-quality fabrics, but all fabrics finish. Vacuum regularly using the upholstery nozzle. Be careful
fade, and seams weaken, when exposed to sunlight. When you not to scratch the leather. All natural markings, such as scars
move the furniture, make sure to lift it rather than pulling or and insect bites, will be visible on the leather. Stains should
pushing it to avoid damaging the floor, legs and mountings. be removed quickly to avoid permanent damage. Use a clean,
Avoid improper use such as sitting on the back or armrests, lint-free cloth to apply the lather from a solution of water and a
swinging the seats on their back legs or standing on the neutral detergent or soap flakes or use a special leather care
furniture. Be careful not to scratch or damage the surface product. Remove soap residue immediately using a clean, dry
with sharp objects. For information on how to remove specific cloth, and polish gently, using a soft cotton cloth. Avoid pressing
stains, please inquire where you bought the furniture. liquid into the pores of the leather. We recommend applying
a protective lotion two to four times annually to enhance the
FABRICS resistance of the material. Do not use sharp objects, strong
Vacuum the furniture regularly to remove dust and avoid fluff and detergents or solvents on the leather.
pilling. The fabric may need to be straightened from time to time.
Wrinkles in the fabric can be straightened using a steamer. PLASTIC (POLYPROPYLENE)
If you act quickly, it is not difficult to remove spills and prevent Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of water
stains from forming. Soak up spilled liquids with an absorbent and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue immediately using
napkin or cloth by dabbing gently towards the centre of the a clean, dry cloth. Avoid using scouring cream or scouring pads,
stain. Most stains can be removed with lukewarm water on a as they may scratch the surface. We do not recommend using
clean lint-free cloth. If necessary, add a little neutral detergent. cleaning products containing alcohol, as they may damage the
Avoid rubbing the material hard as this could result in loss of surface.
colour and damage the fabric. It may also be necessary to use
a hairdryer to avoid leaving an outline. Never use concentrated STAINLESS STEEL
detergents or bleach, ammonia or soap intended for hard Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution
surfaces. of water and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue
immediately using a clean, dry cloth. Avoid using scouring
SILK LEATHER cream or scouring pads, as they may scratch the surface.
Silk is an aniline leather, which means that it has no or only a Stains may be carefully removed using white spirit (mineral
light surface treatment to preserve the leather’s natural surface spirit).
and soft touch. Vacuum regularly using the upholstery nozzle.
Be careful not to scratch the leather. All natural markings, such POWDER-COATED ALUMINIUM
as scars and insect bites, will be visible on aniline leather, which Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of water
contributes to the leather’s exclusive appearance. This kind of and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue immediately using
leather is very susceptible to dirt, and over time it will patinate a clean, dry cloth. Avoid using scouring cream or scouring pads,
and become slightly darker. Aniline leather is demanding to as they may scratch the surface.
maintain, and we recommend that you keep a cleaner and care
product suitable for this type of leather at hand. Using water POWDER COATED STEEL
may leave a permanent stain on the surface. Do not use sharp Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of water
objects, strong detergents or solvents on the leather. and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue immediately using
a clean, dry cloth. Avoid using scouring cream or scouring pads,
SIERRA LEATHER as they may scratch the surface.
Sierra is a pigmented leather with excellent durability.
Vacuum regularly using the upholstery nozzle. Be careful not to
scratch the leather. Stains should be removed quickly to avoid
permanent damage. Use a clean, lint-free cloth to apply the
CARE AND MAINTENANCE

LACQUERED OR STAINED WOOD LINOLEUM


Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of water Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of water
and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue immediately using and a neutral detergent or soap flakes. Remove soap residue
a clean, dry cloth. To remove stains, use a clean cloth wrung immediately using a clean, dry cloth. If the surface is scratched
in lukewarm water with one part vinegar to nine parts water. or appears matt, use a care product suited especially for
Follow up immediately with a clean dry cloth. If the surface is linoleum. Alternatively, stains may be carefully removed using
scratched or appears matt, use a care product suited especially white spirit (mineral spirit) or a damp nanosponge dipped in
for lacquered or stained wood. Avoid using detergents containing lukewarm water or linoleum care. Follow up immediately with a
silicone, as that would seal the stain in and make subsequent clean, dry cloth. Never use the nanosponge dry. Avoid alkaline
repairs more difficult. Avoid using scouring cream or scouring detergents such as soft (yellow) soap, washing soda, lye and
pads, as they may scratch the surface. scouring powder.

SOAPED WOOD LAMINATE AND NANOLAMINATE


Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of
water and a neutral detergent or soap flakes. Remove soap water and a neutral detergent. Remove soap residue
residue immediately using a clean, dry cloth. To remove stains, immediately using a clean, dry cloth. Stains can be removed
clean and scrub using a thick solution of soap flakes that is gently with household ammonia or with a clean, damp cloth
not allowed to stay on the wood for more than 2 minutes. Then or a nanosponge wrung in warm water with one part vinegar
remove the remaining soap residue using a damp cloth. If the to nine parts water. Never use the nanosponge dry. Follow up
grain of the wood rises after cleaning, gently sand down the immediately with a clean, dry cloth. Avoid using scouring cream
wood using fine-grit sandpaper (No. 220), always going with or scouring pads, as they may scratch the surface.
the grain. If the surface is scratched or appears matt, use a
care product suited especially for soaped wood.

UNTREATED WOOD
Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of
water and a neutral detergent or soap flakes. Remove soap
residue immediately using a clean, dry cloth. To remove stains,
clean and scrub using a thick solution of soap flakes that is
not allowed to stay on the wood for more than 2 minutes. Then
remove the remaining soap residue using a damp cloth. If the
grain of the wood rises after cleaning, gently sand down the
wood using fine-grit sandpaper (No. 220), always going with
the grain. If the surface is scratched or appears matt, use a
care product suited especially for untreated wood.

OILED WOOD
Clean with a clean cloth wrung in water or in a solution of
water and a neutral detergent or soap flakes. Remove soap
residue immediately using a clean, dry cloth. If the surface
is scratched or appears matt, use an oil care product suited
especially for this type of wood. Apply the oil generously
using a cloth. The surface must be glistening and leave the oil
on the surface for 15 to 20 minutes to be absorbed. Remove
any excess oil with a lint free cloth. Leave the table to dry
overnight.