Caring for dining table with different types of tabletops

 Caring for dining table with different types of tabletops

To keep the dining table in perfect condition for as long as possible, the tips for use and care from the Top concept will help!

General rules

  • The dining table should not used for cutting – knife cuts can leave marks and scratches on the coating material (except for glazed glass countertops).
  • Hot items (pots and pans) must not placed without a stand on dining table.
  • Care should taken to avoid direct exposure to heat and water at the edges and joints of the panels.
  • Changes in temperature can seriously damage any furniture product or its parts, tables – place exploited interior items at least 1m away from heat sources.
  • Dining table should kept in dry and warm rooms with heating and ventilation, at an air temperature of at least + 10º C and not higher than + 40º C. Significant deviations from these modes lead to a significant deterioration in the consumer qualities of furniture, deformation of the constituent elements.
  • The recommended relative humidity for the location of the dining table product is 60% -70%.

Maintenance of tables with plastic countertops

  • If you want to clean a table with a plastic top, you will need warm water and a little washing-up liquid.
  • For tough soiling, you can use a glass cleaner or, in an emergency, alcohol.
  • Avoid products that are abrasive, scouring powders.
  • The acid or salt content of detergents can damage plastic countertops. Do not forget to wipe the surface with a dry cloth after cleaning.

Our catalog contains tables from the concrete collection with innovative worktops! The concrete dining table with Fenix ​​top can be perfectly cleaned with a melamine sponge.

Care of tables with ceramic countertops

  • Ceramic tables are practical and hygienic. The coating is difficult to scratch: the material does not absorb liquids, grease and dyes, so there is no staining. Due to the high strength of the ceramics, the surface is not damaged by contact with cutlery.
  • A ceramic tabletop can be broken if it is carelessly transported – do not drop such a table.
  • To maintain cleanliness, a table with a ceramic top is enough to wipe with a damp cloth.

In the Diamond, Madison and Grant collections, you can choose an original table with a ceramic top.

Care of tables with tempered glass tops

Glass tables look light and elegant, but they require constant maintenance. To prevent the glass from cracking or scratching:

  • Do not move rough objects on the glass, as they may scratch the tabletop.
  • It is best to move the large glass table with two people the support area is the same and the glass does not crack.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaners as this can also cause scratches.
  • Before cleaning the glass, carefully wipe off any dirt with a soft, dry cloth, as dirt particles can scratch the table surface.
  • Use a glass cleaner, warm water, and a soft, lint-free microfiber cloth. Wipe the glass immediately after cleaning to avoid streaks.

Maintenance of MDF, chipboard and veneer countertops

Kitchen tables made of MDF and laminated chipboard are one of the most popular materials, but in the case of them there are several nuances of care:

  • Do not place the table near a battery.
  • Make sure that the furniture does not come into contact with water. And if water gets in, wipe it off with a dry cloth as soon as possible.
  • For cleaning, do not use soda, aggressive detergents and anything that contains chlorine, strong alkalis (containing ammonia), silicone oils, polymer dispersions. They reduce the gloss level of the coating. Do not use hard sponges, they can scratch the surface of the countertop.
  • A mild soap solution can used to remove stubborn stains.

Round table Wilson with tempered glass insert in the Top concept catalog.

How to care for metal elements of tables: legs and mechanisms

Metal parts of the table: legs and transformation mechanisms. They do not get dirty actively the countertop they also need to looked after.

  • If water is spilled on metal parts, wipe off immediately with a dry cloth to avoid rust and discoloration of the metal.
  • If scratches appear, do not use power sanding or sanding paper. There are special liquid compounds for soft sanding of scratches and irregularities. You can use a variety of polishes from car dealerships.
  • If there are metal parts in the table decomposition mechanism, then once a year they should lubricated with special compounds (for example, WD-40) so that they do not creak and can easily laid out.

How do I clean metal parts?

It is best to clean them as rarely as possible and only with a dry cloth, without the use of harsh chemicals.

Never use a hard sponge or metal mesh, they will scratch the metal or damage the finish.


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