Furniture with metal surfaces can withstand more differences in climate than other materials and require low maintenance in comparison to wood. They will last for many years but require special maintenance to ensure this.
Any stain can be wiped off with a slightly damp soft cloth that has been wrung in warm water containing a mild soap, then dried with a dry cloth.
Brass: As brass tends to tarnish over time, it requires a coat of protective lacquer and the area should not be touched. Regular upkeep will maintain the brass and quality over the years. A hand-wrung cloth should be used when cleaning to prevent any scratches or stains on the surface.
Black Frame: This is best cleaned with a damp cloth, water, and a mild, non-detergent soap. Wipe it dry after cleaning, and avoid using scrubbers or cleaners which could scratch the finish and expose the metal to rust-inducing moisture.
Chrome: Wipe with a damp cloth that has been soaked in warm water and then dry with a new cloth to avoid streaks and limescale stains. Another option is to add dish soap to warm water and use a hard-wrung cloth or sponge to wipe any excess from the surface.
Important: Chlorine or harsh-based liquids may cause discoloration, so should be avoided on the frames.