California Mantelâ€™s â€œOld Worldâ€
finished fireplace mantels are individually hand-crafted to give natural
variation in color and texture, replicating a natural travertine.
Cements by nature are very durable, strong and somewhat stain-resistant.
California Mantel recommends the installer or owner seal the â€œOld
Worldâ€ mantel immediately after installation with a high
quality sealer, recommended by
We recommend keeping your fireplace mantel clean and to re-seal your fireplace
mantel at least once a year, or as recommended by
This will aid in maintaining stain resistance. Use a type of sealer designed
to penetrate concrete or stone products. Make sure to read and to follow
all the instructions on the recommended sealer.
In the event something is spilled on the product we recommend initial
â€¢ Beverages: Use a clean cloth, dab the liquid to soak
up the excess only; do not scrub. Wipe the area with clean water. If more
cleaning is needed, gently clean with a mild cleaning solution.
â€¢ Soils, dust or dirt: Airborne dirt can collect on
any concrete surface forming a dark and sometimes oily build-up and stain.
Use a vacuum to remove any of the dirt/debris on the mantel. If more cleaning
is needed, gently clean with a mild cleaning solution.
California Mantel, Inc. manufactures the highest quality precast fireplace
surround possible but assumes no responsibility for the cleaning and care
of your fireplace mantel. Contact
, for a list of recommended products specifically for California Mantel
fireplace mantel finishes, and your local distributor to purchase these
**Not using California Mantel Inc.â€™s recommended high-quality
sealer on the â€œOld Worldâ€ precast fireplace
mantel voids all warranty claims**