Slate Tile Coffee Table
Contemporary coffee tables made with slate tile (the slate top coffee tables) are extremely versatile and stylish. A slate coffee table is sturdy and durable yet exquisitely beautiful- something just needed for a home with kids and pets (after all you have to save your expensive furniture from becoming their object of mischief!) The slate coffee table tops are generally made out of slate rock after refining and polishing them into slate tile
. If you decide to check those beautiful slate coffee tables but are bothered about how to care for slate coffee table, then its not an issue at all (If you had been cleaning and caring for glass table tops, you'll find slate top coffee tables extremely easy to care for!). Don't believe it? Just read the tips given below on caring for slate coffee table and then make your own conclusions!
How to Take Care of a Slate Tile Coffee Table
Slate coffee tables are so 'easy-maintenance' furniture. They are not spoiled by water rings, nicks, or other problems that occur in wooden tables nor you have to dust them every day like your glass top tables. A slate top coffee table doesn't collect dust and as such you don't have to dust them everyday- once a week is sufficient to clean your slate coffee table.
Once in a week, wipe the slate tile of your coffee table with a damp rag. Then dry it with a clean dry rag or just leave it to air-dry in a few minutes.
You don't have to care too much for slate top of your coffee table but the metal or wood framework requires comparatively thorough cleaning. To clean them, remove the slate tile from the table and clean the frame with a clean damp rag and water.
Once the cleaning of table is done, dry the frame, and replace the slate tile on its top. Wipe the slate coffee table top with a clean wet rag and let it air-dry.
If you want to store your slate tile coffee table, wrap each of the slate tile separately with layers of newspaper and keep them vertically in a sturdy box so that they do not break. You can even use bubble wrap to provide an extra wrapping cover over the newsprint or as a lining for the storage box.
Slate coffee table has slate tile on its top and therefore all the slate cleaning tips are applicable for taking care of the coffee table too. Read How to Clean Slate Stone Tiles? - Slate Care Tips
for further instructions on how to take care of a slate coffee table!