Cleaning Methods

Following are brief cleaning instructions for Stonegate by AFX products. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Silk Dupioni can be dusted by taking a clean cloth and placing it on the shade and with a cleaning wand of a vacuum gently vacuum the dust from the shade. Shake cloth and replace and continue the process across the shade.

Shade Maintenance

Do not use common fabric cleaners on Silk Dupioni as it will leave water marks and rings. If a stain occurs test an inconspicuous spot with Dry Cleaning fluid. Gently dab and blot affected area. Recovering may be required for extreme stains.

Stain Treatment

All exposed metal is coated with either a powder coating or clear lacquer for corrosion protection. Use a damp cloth with a mild nonabrasive cleaner to remove any smudge or grease marks from armatures or stems. Otherwise general dusting is advised for appearance maintenance.

Metal Surfaces

All exposed wood is stained with a protective finish to preserve the integrity of the wood. Dust with a duster for general up-keep. For smudges and finger prints wipe with a damp cloth and a mild nonabrasive cleaner to remove unsightly residue.

Wood Surfaces

Please make sure the glass is cool to the touch. Use a mild glass cleaner to wipe down all glass surfaces. General dusting for general up keep is advised. For Glass Finials take care when wiping down the finials as they are suspended from wires that need not be twisted.

Glass Surfaces