Wipe with cotton cloth to remove dust. Avoid harsh soaps and chemicals to clean spots and spills, wipe immediately to avoid moisture penetrating the wood. Hot and damp items should be placed on coasters. These care suggestions however may not be considered as a guarantee against stains. Annually or when necessary the surface can be rubbed back gently with mild abrasive, we recommend a fine scotch brite TM pad or some fine wire wool. After rubbing back the surface apply thin coat of oil with soft cloth, be careful to keep application even. Coverage should be 80 100ml per square meter. The oil will be fully dry after 3 4 hours and can then be lightly rubbed to even out any streaks.