Product Care

Fabric

  • To look after the fabric, vacuum regularly with an upholstery attachment, using low suction.
  • To maintain vibrancy, ensure to protect fabric from direct sunlight.
  • For the best and most even wear, we recommend not to favour one seat.
  • Professional dry cleaning is recommended every 6 months to help remove marks and to maintain the look of your sofa.
  • Please also note that when moving your sofa, do not lift it by the cushions sewn to the frame or move your sofa by dragging it around. The best way is to lift it from the base.

Leather

  • To maintain leather, dust weekly using a clean, dry and non-abrasive cloth.
  • Never allow leather to become wet.
  • If leather does get wet, do not dry the leather in direct sunlight or with a hair dryer.
  • Empire recommends you use a professional to clean your leather products.
  • If you choose to do this yourself, please seek assistance from the Empire Customer Care team and we can help if you have any questions.

Cane and Rattan

  • The best method being to dust regularly with a soft cloth, a soft brush, or vacuuming the piece with the brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner.
  • A soft bristled toothbrush is ideal for those hard to get places.
  • Periodically wipe it down with a soft damp cloth.
  • Not suitable for full weather exposure, please keep in a protected area if outside.

Stone and Marble

  • Our Carerra Marble is high quality and long lasting.
  • To clean, dust the surface once or twice a week with a soft cloth.
  • Wash the marble periodically with a cloth dampened with warm water, and, if necessary, a bit of mild dishwashing liquid.
  • Remove the soap with another damp cloth.
  • Never use dusting sprays or abrasive cleaners on your marble.
  • Please note that Marble is made of calcium carbonate and reacts chemically with acidic substances such as coffee, juice, alcohol and fruit as it may result in staining your marble top.

Teak

  • To clean, use a fresh, damp cloth to wipe down the timber.
  • Avoid using harsh chemicals as they can permanently damage the wood.
  • This is the only wood that is suitable to be outdoors and endure all weather.
  • Our timber can be oiled and stained with all finishes.

Mango Wood

  • Our Mango wood is kiln dried to prevent cracking.
  • It’s hard and durable wood which is relatively low maintenance.
  • To clean, use a fresh, damp cloth to wipe down the wood.
  • Avoid using harsh chemical as they can permanently damage the wood.
  • This wood is not suitable for outdoor use.

Other Wood

MEH WOOD

  • Use a damp cloth by wiping down to remove dust.
  • If you spot any oily or sticky residue on your solid wood table or wood furniture, you can mix it with hand soap which is gentle to your hands.
  • Avoid using harsh chemical to clean your wood products.
  • Not suitable for outdoor use.

MINDI WOOD

  • Use a damp cloth by wiping down to remove dust.
  • Not suitable for outdoor use.

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