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Forum topic by Fax posted 03-08-2017 11:22 PM 566 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-08-2017 11:22 PM

I get asked a question by many customers: “What should I tell my cleaning people to use or not to use on our expensive furniture or dining set?”

I don’t know what to tell them.
Would anyone help me out?
Thank you,

-- Julian Paul Jones

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#1 posted 03-09-2017 12:02 PM

It largely depends on the type of finish that you applied to the furniture. Depending on the end use of the project, usually determines the best finish. Having said that, I finish the majority of my projects with an acrylic poly sprayed on (water based product). When I deliver a project, I give my client a “Care and Maintenance” handout that I created so they know (or their house cleaners) how to properly care for their new furniture. The Care and Maintenance handout give specific care instructions that I took from the acrylic poly technical data sheet. This Care and Maintenance handout also give specific pieces of information on how to use and not abuse the project so as to not create damage. You can customize it for specific use based on the project itself and it’s intended end use. This is a professional touch that keep your clients coming back for more projects!! I’ll attach my sample below!!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#2 posted 03-09-2017 12:57 PM

If it get’s used often the only time it will look like new is when it IS new. Paste wax once or twice a year maybe, Lemon Pledge the rest of the time. Keep it out of the sun, keep it out of the cold, avoid dry environments, avoid humid environments…..

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