Chrome Chair Frame
Wet a cheesecloth or cotton rag with liquid dish soap, or something similar. Rub out any imperfections to restore the chrome to its original shine. Immediately dry surface with a soft rag. If a soft solution like dish soap does not work, then you may need to try a metal polish. Contact the manufacturer prior to using a stronger solution for recommendations on how to care for their particular chair.
Use an upholstery attachment from any standard vacuum cleaner to clean the fabric as needed. Avoid using an attachment that has a revolving brush. This may damage the fabric. Avoid using water or liquid solutions on the fabric as these remedies may damage the fabric. For tougher spots or stains, dry cleaning or cleaning with a solvent may be necessary. Contact the chair manufacturer for details on what solvents to use on their fabric.
Dust and clean leather with a dry, soft, cloth rag. For dirt or thicker dust, a damp rag with a soap solution may be applied to the surface but it is important to dry the surface immediately to prevent discoloring and stiffness. Always clean the entire leather surface to promote uniformity and always air dry leather to prevent cracking.
Mesh can usually be cleaned very easily with a vacuum. Use an attachment that does not have rolling or moving parts as these types of attachments may damage the mesh. If a vacuum doesn’t complete the job, then a spot cleansing treatment may be needed. First try washing the mesh with a solution of warm soapy water. If the vacuum and soapy water solutions are ineffective then the next step is dry cleaning. Contact the manufacturer to see if they have any recommendations on what dry cleaning solvent to use.
Vinyl is typically very easily cleaned with soap and warm water. A soft brush works well but a cloth will also get the job done. Wash and scrub the surface as needed and dry immediately. If some stains are being more difficult then try using isopropynol, also known as rubbing alcohol. If neither method works, then contact the manufacturer for instructions on how to remove deep stains from their vinyl.
- Avoid standing on any portion of your office chair. Do not use the chair as a stepstool. This may cause damage to the chair or you may hurt yourself.
- Avoid sitting or leaning with your entire body weight on the armrests. This may damage the arms and can even break them off.
- Do not rest your feet on the chair base. This will help to prevent scratching and shoe marks.
- Avoid sitting in your chair with sharp objects like scissors, pens or keys. These items may damage the upholstery on your office chair.
- Do not have more than one user in the chair at one time and do not exceed the weight rating on a particular chair with one user. Chairs are designed to support a certain amount of weight and forcing the chair to go above and beyond that weight may cause damage to the chair and user.
- Make sure that all screws, bolts and nuts are securely tightened on your office chair. Do not use the office chair is parts are damaged or screws are lose.
- Try to check your chair every 6 months for lose screws, damaged parts or non-functioning components.
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