Batyline fabrics can be cleaned by just the wipe of a sponge with a mild solution of water and soap (dish washing liquid). Avoid harsh soaps and chemicals. Direct sunlight will fade the colour in time . Teak Sponge with a mild solution of water and soap (dish washing liquid).This soapy solution will give the surface a patina in the oldfashioned way. Over time the wood will absorb more of the soap making the furniture repellent to marks and staining. These care suggestions however may not be considered as a guarantee against stains.