It is necessary to look carefully at the material used to make your breakfast table
or cafe table
when making a decision to purchase one. Acrylic tables have become more and more popular these days by their charming appearance as well as the natural advantage of the material acrylic: durable, easy to clean, and easy to maintain.
But it is obvious that all kinds of materials, no matter how good they are, need to be taken care of, to maintain their beauty. To make sure that your acrylic coffee table
could withstand the test of time for extending its lifespan, it is advised to clean it properly and maintain it carefully. Here we give 5 useful tips for cleaning your table, please read and take it as your own knowledge:
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Before wiping the table with a cloth, please carefully observe the tabletop to make sure that there is no coarse dust on it, which will scratch the table during the wiping process. If there remains any coarse dust, please gently dust them off, and then start cleaning with a cloth.
DO NOT clean your table directly with any non-wet dry cloth. For the regular dust in daily life, sweep completely a soft cotton cloth, or a microfibre cloth, remove the dust or dirt off the table is enough.
If you think this cleaning is not thorough, then soapy water is enough, or use a neutral detergent, please make sure that there are no soluble chemicals in the detergent, so as not to damage the coating of the acrylic table.
2.Removing stains such as oil, ink, and tape marks
For ink stains, oil stains, or other stains difficult to remove, if they do not last long, mix warm water with a neutral detergent, moisten the cotton cloth, and gently wipe the stain with the cotton cloth. if they have been produced for a long time, also mix a neutral detergent with warm water, wet the cotton cloth, first cover the stain with the warm wet cotton cloth for 5-10 minutes, then remove the cotton cloth, moisten it again, and wipe. Repeat the steps until the stain is wiped off. Never use alcohol or other chemical solutions to wipe the tabletop, as that will damage the table.
For the small scratches on the acrylic table, there is a very useful trick that you may not believe: use toothpaste! When small scratches are found, use a soft cotton cloth to dip a little toothpaste to wipe the scratches. After the scratches are removed, soak the cotton cloth with warm water and wipe the surface of the table. But before using this method, please make sure that there are no granules in your toothpaste!
4.Removing heavy scratches or haze
If you want to remove heavy scratches as well as haze, it is advised to use plastic polish or car polish, or automobile wax with a clean microfiber cloth. If the surface is still hazy, carefully sand it with a number of different grits, then give a polish more abrasive.
5.Conditions for storing an acrylic table
Do not store your lovely table in extreme hot conditions, no sunlight in direct as well. Besides, it is important to eliminate static electricity.
With the above tips, I believe that your acrylic table can stay youthful for a long time!