Learn More about Copper Table Tops
Why Buy a Copper Table Top?
With their unique hues and various designs, copper table tops can add a whole new dimension to your home. With numerous styles, base types, materials, and decor options, there is plenty to consider when choosing a copper table top. To read our comprehensive "Copper Table Buying Guide" please click here.
How to Care for and Maintain Copper Table Tops?
Unlike wooden or glass table tops, copper table tops involve their own specific set of care and maintenance rules:
- Do NOT use lacquer
- Do NOT use chemical cleaners
- Do NOT place hot objects directly on the table
- DO use a non-abrasive cloth to wipe off dust and food crumbs
- DO apply clear paste wax every few weeks to protect the copper top
- DO let scratches and stains regain their original color before sealing again
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Frequently Asked Questions about Copper Tops -
Q: Will buying a copper-topped table be a good investment?
A: Yes. Since it becomes more beautiful as it ages, it is a perfect furniture accent that can also serve as a family heirloom for years to come. With the proper care and maintenance, it can last through time.
Q: Will copper fit the design of my space?
A: Yes. You have two choice - match the theme of your space to your copper topped table or choose a table that is in complete contrast in terms of looks. Either way, you will have a fine looking piece in your place.
Q: How difficult is it to choose the style of copper topped table for my home?
A: Not difficult at all. Because of its reddish brown color, copper registers as a neutral-hued element. It can easily blend in with your other furniture and decor.
Q: What is the reason for the hammer-like markings on copper table tops?
A: To make the table tops, a solid sheet of copper is typically bent or hammered around a wood base. This hammering pattern is a common look and purposefully left as part of the style.
Q: How do I prevent my copper table top from turning green?
A: By applying a thin wax coating every few weeks, you can prevent your table from changing hues. However, some people like this distinctive altered look and may choose not to seal their copper.
Q: What kind of table top decor looks best on copper table tops?
A: Due to its reddish brown hue, brown items (such as old books, lamps, and figurines) and green items (such as leafy plants) look very elegant sitting atop copper tables