Quality wooden furniture can last a lifetime if properly taken care. They can be view as timeless piece of art, and yet they are also prone to scratches and abrasions when exposed to different environment. You wouldn’t want to damage your furniture. Here are some short lists of things to avoid to keep the wood looking at its best for many years to come. • Avoid direct sunlight, as sunlight causes fading. • Avoid extreme changes in temperature by arranging furniture away from radiators. • Avoid placing plastic or rubber materials on your furniture, as certain plastics contain ingredients that may damage the finish.