Clean with soap and water. Non-abrasive household cleaning products can also be used, but avoid letting the solution sit on the piece for an extended period of time. Avoid contact with extreme heat. Keep out of direct sunlight for extended periods to prevent fading. Wipe with soft cloth and warm water to clean. Non-abrasive soap may be used as well. Sincerely, Sticks pieces are not high-heat-resistant and are not suggested for use with hot bowls and dishes. Please be sure to cover with a pot holder if you are placing hot items on your Sincerely, Sticks piece.