Initial Cleaning — Initial cleaning is done before you start using wood surfaces. A thin foam your table’s surface during the transportation and assemblage processes, protecting surfaces from mechanical and chemical damages. Since your table is protected, a light initial cleaning should be enough to ready your table for playing and dining. You may follow the standard cleaning instructions below for your initial cleaning.
Cleaners — When cleaning your table, it is important to stay away from harsh chemical which may alter the stain and wood finish or generally damage the surface. It is important to also prevent your table from exposure to any spills or pools of water or liquid which can also damage the surface. When cleaning, select either a 1/2 a cup vinegar or a tablespoon of dish detergent and fill your sink with that and water. Submerge a soft towel in the solution and ring out the towel to remove the bulk of the solution from the towel. Gently wash all wood surface of your table avoiding contact with the billiard cloth. Next wash over the surface of the table with simple water in the same manner as previously. Finally, take a dry towel and dry any remaining moisture from the surface of the table.
Cleaning Stainless Steel
Initial Cleaning — Initial cleaning is done before you start using stainless steel surfaces. An adhesive plastic skin covers stainless steel surfaces of your table during the manufacturing, transportation and assembly protecting surfaces from mechanical and chemical damage. In rare instances during delivery and through exposure to elements during transportation, this skin can change and cause glue to stick to the surface. Cleaning traces can be difficult. Because of this adhesive plastic skin must be removed as soon as it is already not necessary.
Cleaners — Cleaning must be done following the direction of the grain. The best option is to use spray cleaner, as it makes it much easier by spraying very thin coat of cleaner. These cleaners removes finger marks and other small spots and reduce the possibility of furthering their development. For more complicated spots you must use special cleaners for stainless steel, intended to remove limescale and corrosion. You can buy them in specialized shops. After such cleaning you must remove remaining liquid with fresh or distilled water and throughly dry the surface in order to avoid marks of water seepage, especially if the water was hard. Finger marks can be removed by using soapsuds or special cleaners and soft textiles. After cleaning it is highly recommended to the polish surface using dry material. It is forbidden to clean stainless steel surfaces with cleaning measures, in which consist there are any hydrochloride acid or chlorides. Also you cannot use any scrub powder as in their ingredients there are abrasive details, which can cause scratches on the surface. If for any reasons mentioned measures were used for cleaning stainless steel surfaces, you must immediately clean them with fresh water and clean with special measures which would remove composed oxides and other compounds. Cleaning materials which have steel, such as steel brushes, treads, and grids cannot be used for cleaning stainless steel, as they can leaves micro iron details, which after some time will be affected by atmospheric humidity and can become prime spots for corrosion. You should also avoid using knives and hard scrapers as you can scratch surfaces.
Plexiglass components of your table should be cleaned with care so as not to injure the surface of the glass. Avoid using any harsh chemicals as they are likely to damage the glass. Plexiglass can be cleaned either with water alone or with a solution made from a light dish detergent and water. The solution can be applied with a soft cloth that has been submerged and rung out. Be sure to clean a second time with just water to remove and detergent residue.
Cleaning Billiard Cloth
When caring for your billiard cloth it is important to avoid any measures that will stretch your cloth such as vacuuming. It is best to gently brush in a uniform direction loose particles from your cloth with the special billiard cloth brush you were provided with your accessories kit. Brush in the direction of the weave of the cloth. Please do not brush back and forth or in circles so that you do not stretch the cloth. Sweep debris onto a piece of paper and discard. You may vacuum the pockets of your billiard table as long as you are careful not to vacuum the fabric directly. If you happen to stain your fabric, it is best to treat immediately or as soon as possible using a white soft cloth and water only. Any solutions use to clean cloth will be used at your own risk and may result in further discoloration of the cloth. There are special solutions available at billiard retailers that can be used safely to clean cloth. Please contact your local billiard retailer to discuss options if water does not work.