The decorative is a good quality-price material, used a lot in furnishing because is possible to find a lot of different finishes. Able to imitate wood surfaces allows you to recreate this material with a smaller expense. It’s a very complex material made by impregnate the wood with diversified types of resins. They are made of very resistant thin sheets that are pasted on panels. These sheets have a very large chose of finishing with painting that remember the wood veining effect and are really scratch resistant and easily washable. The only characteristics not so convenient is its heat resistance: a really high heat can modify the quality of decorative, example a overheat pot can leave holes on tops. However the decorative offers an extensive list of benefit as the scratch and bump resistance, easy to clean and in particular it's one of the cheapest elements for furniture.
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To clean the decorative doors, is enough to use a soft cloth squeezed out with glass clean products.
Not To Do
Do not use abrasive products, abrasive powders, acid products or pure bleach, because it could ruin the finish. Don't use products containing wax or silicone because their application could form halos.
Chipboard is the term that represent the panels composed of chips that come from production scraps, roots and branches. The small shavings (called chips) are mixed with glued materials and pressed together to creates panels. It's eco friendly material and cheaper because production scraps and less precious wood are used to make it. All used panels are E1 class , which means that the resins used do not cause any health problems because the emissions of formaldehyde is very low.
Melaminic papers are composed by a lot of thin papers soaked of melaminic resin. This particular resin are odourless, waterproof, scratch resistant, heat and chemical agents resistant and are the same used to make formica and plastic laminate.