the surfaces of laminex compact laminates furniture can be easily cleaned with a dry or damp cloth and, if necessary, a mild household cleaner.
care and cleaning:
both the decorative surface and homogenous core of laminex compact laminates are impervious and resistant to most commonly used cleaning agents and disinfectants
wipe damp surfaces with an absorbent cloth
alternatively, the panels can be steam-cleaned.
removing severe soiling:
severely dirty surfaces or areas where normal soiling has built up over a long period of time are easy to clean with hot water and an interior detergent or soap-based cleaning agent, applied with a sponge or soft nylon brush
apply the diluted cleaning agent to the surface and leave it to soak for a while. then rinse off with clean water and dry with an absorbent cloth.
normal soiling includes: dust, pencil, ball pen, ink, coffee, tea, fruit juice, lipstick, grease, nicotine stains, shoe polish, soap residues, limescale,water-soluble paints and adhesives.
removing special staining:
solvent-based varnishes and adhesives - nail varnish, rubber stamp ink, aerosol paint - should be removed with organic solvents such as acetone, white spirit, turpentine or petroleum
limescale can be removed with acidic cleaning agents containing approximately 10pc acetic acid or citric acid. the manufacturer's instructions must be strictly followed. rinse surfaces and edges thoroughly.
paint, varnish, ink, shoe polish, lipstick, tar and other soluble but strong stains can be removed with organic solvents such asacetone, white spirit, turpentine or petroleum
rub silicone off dry or use silicone remover
some manufacturers offer products containing both cleaning and disinfecting components. these are known as detergent sanitisers and are intended for simultaneous cleaning and disinfection of light to medium soiled surfaces in rooms where there is no great risk of infection.