Treatment of furniture

Transportation of furniture

  • As a rule, furniture shall be transported packaged, in an enclosed means of transport, and advisably on specially designed pallets protected from precipitation, fouling and mechanical damaging (shock, scratches, shaking and abrasion during transportation, etc.).
  • Transportation of packages consisting of glass, mirrors and/or pieces of furniture with rolling doors requires special care and attention (packages bearing the image of a goblet).
  • Upon loading and unloading as well as delivery of packages to the place of installation it is important to lift and carry the packages carefully. It is prohibited to lift packages from the securing strips, or to fold, drag or drop packages.
  • Furniture shall be lifted according to the arrows on the warning signs of the package or from the lower part of the package. Lifting of large-size and heavy objects requires joint effort of several people.

 

Installation of furniture

  • Furniture transported disassembled shall be assembled pursuant to an attached (to the set of products) scheme or guidelines for assembly.
  • Upon opening a package containing furniture (prior to assembly) it is important to check visually if all required details are present and in good condition.
  • It is recommended to place furniture away from humid (relative air humidity above 60%) and cold (temperature below +10ºC) walls and heating elements.
  • If the doors and/or the locks of a piece of furniture do not close properly due to unevenness of the floor, the feet of the piece of furniture must be adjusted accordingly, or, if adjusting is impossible, a wedge of suitable size should be placed under the „foot” or corner of the piece of furniture.
  • Upon rearrangement of assembled pieces of furniture in a room, the objects must be lifted from the base and carried to the desired position (except in case of objects having wheels). Prior to starting rearrangement of furniture, it is necessary to empty furniture articles from all objects.

 

Use of Furniture

  • Furniture shall be used according to the designated purpose.
  • Furniture must be kept and used in dry and warm rooms where the air temperature does not drop below +10°C and the relative air humidity is between 40-60%.
  • Furniture must be protected from direct sunlight as the colour and appearance of furniture articles may be affected by it – the external surface may bleach unevenly, varnish and paint may crack and mirrors may tarnish.
  • It is important not to overload shelves and drawers with heavy objects and it is not allowed to fix or hang additional burden to the doors.
  • In order to avoid deformation of hinges and drawers of cupboards, the doors and drawers must be kept closed.
    It is not allowed to place hot objects directly on furniture. Liquid spilled on furniture must be dried immediately with a clean soft cloth.
  • Final hardening of the varnish layer takes place within ca 3 weeks after production; before this term, it is not allowed to cover work surfaces with covers (desk covers, etc.) made of synthetic material.
  • If the joints of a piece of furniture include ties, screws or bolts that play, it is necessary to tighten such joints from time to time.

 

Maintenance and cleaning of the furniture

  • It is recommended to dust furniture in the following way:
    • varnished, painted or leather surfaces – wipe with a dry, soft cloth;
    • surfaces covered with decorative plastic, melamine (laminated) or imitation leather – wipe with a damp cloth;
    • surfaces covered with textile – clean with a vacuum cleaner or brush.
    • to clean varnished/painted wooden surfaces, use a soft cloth dampened in lukewarm water (may add a drop of dishwashing liquid). After cleaning, it is necessary to dry the surfaces carefully.
  • Heavily smeared wooden surfaces can be cleaned with an alcohol-free window cleaning agent. After cleaning, it is necessary to dry the surfaces carefully.
  • It is not allowed to clean furniture with products containing acetone or other strong solvents or abrasive agents.
  • From the available furniture cleaning agents it is not advisable to use agents that consist of natural or synthetic wax or silicone oil. Use of such agents for cleaning furniture makes it impossible to correct small defects inflicted in course of using the furniture.
  • Smeared furniture surfaces (except for the coating textile and leather), glass surfaces, mirrors and accessories can also be cleaned with a soft cloth moistened in mild soapy water, finishing with a cloth moistened in clean water and finally drying the surfaces with a soft dry cloth.
  • To clean furniture covered with textile or leather, it is recommended to order cleaning services from relevant registered companies or use available care products for cover fabrics and leather furniture following the instructions of use specified on the products.

 

Producer’s guarantee

The producer ensures compliance of the quality of furniture with the sample(s) and established requirements if the buyer follows the recommendations and advice presented in these instructions.