Subtle variations in color and grain patterns inherent to each of the materials may occur. These natural characteristics enhance the unique beauty of each material. Avoid any extreme humidity or temperature, which can accelerate cracking of finish. Avoid direct sunlight as much as possible. UV light will cause discoloration of the wood. Dust often with a soft cloth. Occasionally use a slightly dampened (with solventbased cleanser) cloth to wipe the surface. This will help pick up more dust. When finished, immediately wipe with a dry cloth or soft paper towel. Do not use abrasives.