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               Welcome to your
               new Ellis Kitchen
   Care Instructions & Guarantee
A warm welcome to your new Ellis Kitchen

Kitchen design has changed dramatically over                           General:
                                                                       Do not position kettles, toasters, steamers, sterilising units etc
the last few years, with changing lifestyles and                       under wall units as these items can cause damage to pelmet
                                                                       rails, kitchen doors, and units.
social patterns, the kitchen has become a more                         Do not position kettles, steamers, sterilising units etc in close
                                                                       proximity to worktop mitred joints. Any water left standing on
social environment as the focal hub of the                             worktop mitred joints can penetrate the worktop material and
                                                                       cause damage to the worktop.
home, requiring hardworking functionality with
                                                                       Avoid excessive or prolonged wetting.
comfortable good looks.                                                Wipe up all spillages immediately.
                                                                       Clean floors with a minimum of water to ensure that the plinth of
We are delighted to inform you your house builder chose top
                                                                       the units are left dry.
quality units for your kitchen manufactured by Ellis Furniture.
                                                                       Avoid abrasive cleaners.
From their state-of-the art purpose built factory in Yorkshire,
Ellis have been producing distinctive kitchens for over fifty years,
combining design innovation with the highest standard of
craftsmanship and attention to detail.
                                                                       Sinks:
                                                                       Day to day care:
                                                                       Routine cleaning of your stainless steel sink is easy if the
You may be assured therefore that because you will want to use
                                                                       following simple procedure is followed:
your kitchen day after day for years to come, Ellis kitchens are
                                                                       After use wipe the bowl and drainer with a soft damp soapy cloth,
built to last. Here are a few care instructions to keep your
                                                                       rinse with clean water. In hard-water areas, an application of Jif
kitchen in pristine condition:-
                                                                       will avoid any build-up of dull film of water borne deposits.
                                                                       Although stainless steel is an extremely durable material and will
                                                                       withstand a great deal of hard use, it can be scratched by hard
After Care:                                                            or sharp objects. If the surfaces are to be kept in a blemish free
                                                                       condition reasonable care should be taken when handling such
Doors and drawerfronts:                                                items.
These should be wiped clean with a cloth dampened with soapy
water. Avoid over wetting. Do not use any abrasive cleaning            Discolouration and heavy staining:
agents, acids, bleaches, petroleum based cleaners or solvents.         Staining of stainless steel in most cases is due to something
Similarly, do not use scouring pads, wire wool or any similar          being deposited on the steel rather than an attack on the
cleaning aids.                                                         material itself. The most common cause of staining is the build
                                                                       up of a thin film of water borne deposits on the sink surface,
Interior of Units:                                                     often first seen as a rainbow effect. The build up of such a film
Brush out any loose dust etc and clean interior surfaces by            can be avoided by drying the surface of the sink after use as
means of a cloth dampened with soapy water. Avoid over wetting.        described above. However, should such a film appear, it can be
Polish surfaces with a soft dry duster.      Avoid any harsh           readily removed with a soft damp cloth and Jif. To remove the
or abrasive cleaning materials and excessive water or any              film, apply the Jif neat and rub vigorously with a damp cloth along
other liquid.                                                          the length of the sink surface. After cleaning rinse thoroughly
                                                                       with clean water and dry. Wire wool products and ferrous water
Worktops:                                                              supply pipes can leave minute ferrous particles adhered to the
Most everyday stains may be removed by wiping with a cloth             sink surface. Since stainless steel under normal conditions does
dampened with soapy water. Certain chemicals and strong dyes           not rust, these particles can cause the appearance of small
can cause damage and discolouration. Spillage of such things as        brown rust stains. These stains can be removed using the
beetroot juice, concentrated fruit juice, red wine, dye, shoe          procedure described above.
polish, chemicals etc should be wiped off and cleaned
immediately. Wipe up all spillages immediately as any liquids left     Caution: Certain household products contain substances which
standing on worktops can cause the worktop material to ‘blow’.         will attack the stainless steel surface, they are:
Never chop food or place hot pans or dishes directly on worktops
or sinks.                                                              1. Bleaches: Most common domestic bleaches contain Chlorine
                                                                       in the form of a hypochlorite. Chlorine attacks the microscopic
                                           Appliances:                 Chromium Oxide film on the surface and can cause pitting of the
                                           It is the responsibility    surface. Bleaches should always be used in the prescribed
                                           of the house owner to       strength specified by the manufacturers. Undiluted bleaches can
                                           carefully   read    the     cause pitting and staining of the surface and should be
                                           a p p l i a n c e           immediately rinsed off with plenty of clean water. All cleaning
                                           manufacturers               agents containing hypochlorites are unsuitable for use with
                                           instruction booklet and     stainless steel and, even highly diluted, can cause pitting under
                                           return the guarantee.       certain conditions. For this reason it is strongly recommended
                                           Please contact the          that the sink is not used for soaking clothes or cleaning clothes
                                           manufacturer direct.        in hypochlorite solutions for long periods.
                                                                                                Adjustments
                                                                                                Fine adjustment to the door opening and
                                                                                                closing mechanism may be required from
                                                                                                time to time. Such adjustments are
                                                                                                simple by following this chart.

                                                                                                Gap
                                                                                                Adjustment
                                                                                                Loosen fixing
                                                                                                screw (B). Adjust
                                                                                                gap with screw
                                                                                                (A).
                                                                                                Re-tighten screw
                                                                                                (B).

                                                                                                Depth
                                                                                                Adjustment
                                                                                                Loosen fixing
                                                                                                screw (B).
                                                                                                Slightly loosen
                                                                                                screw (A). Adjust
                                                                                                depth and
                                                                                                re-tighten screw (B). Check gap and
                                                                                                adjust if necessary as above.
  2. Silver Dip Cleaners: These are particularly harmful since they
contain strong acids which can cause discolouration and pitting. The                            Height
first sign of this is an iridescent rainbow stain, which turns an etched                        Adjustment
dull grey colour. Should any Silver Dip Cleaner come into contact with
                                                                                                Loosen screws
the surface of the sink it should be immediately rinsed off with plenty of
clean water.                                                                                    (C).
                                                                                                Adjust height.
3. Corrosive Foodstuffs: Fruit juices, damp salt, vinegar, readymade
                                                                                                Re-tighten
mustards, pickle and mayonnaise can cause pitting and corrosion if left
in contact with the stainless steel surface for long periods.                                   screws (C).

4. Acids: Sulphuric, Hydrochloric and other strong acids will cause
pitting corrosion, as will photographic developing liquids. All should be
immediately washed off with plenty of clean water if contact occurs.

Cleaning: Always use a soft cloth. The use of coarse grit scouring
powders or soap filled wire wool cleaning pads is not recommended,
since both will mark the surface of the sink. Wire wool pads can leave
tiny fragments of wire embedded in the surface and these can rust and
leave small brown rust stains. Vigorous rubbing with a soft cloth, Jif,
neat detergent, cleaning cream or liquid will remove these stains.
Always remove wet cleaning aids (cloths, containers etc) from the sink
surface after use in order to avoid the formation of watermarks and rust
stains.




                                                            With careful installation and proper aftercare, your Ellis kitchen will provide years of
                                                            trouble free service.
                                                            If however, within a period of two years a manufacturing defect is reported to us,
                                                            we shall replace or at our option, repair the part or parts, free of charge. We shall
                                                            not however be liable for any consequential loss/damage or any further
                                                            unfitting/refitting costs or financial compensation.
                                                            The Ellis 2 year guarantee is limited to components and units manufactured by Ellis

       two year                                             Furniture and excludes door fascias, worktops, taps, sinks and appliances which are
                                                            covered indirectly by each individual manufacturers warranty. In the first instance,
                                                            contact Ellis Furniture who will direct you to the relevant manufacturer.


       Guarantee
                                                            Components or units which fail or become defective due to incorrect fitting, abuse
                                                            or negligence are not covered by the Guarantee.
                                                            THIS GUARANTEE DOES NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS
Adding to your
Ellis kitchen
If in the future you need to purchase
additional matching units, contact
the address below for details of your
nearest stockist.

Due to the policy of continuous
product improvement, Ellis Furniture
reserve the right to amend
specifications, and as such cannot
guarantee future availability of any
specific model, colour or design.




ISO 9001
Cert No. FM 10459

ISO 14001
Cert No. EMS 508575

J.T. Ellis & Co. Ltd are a registered company of
assessed capability to ISO 9001& ISO 14001.
The company’s scope of registration includes all
products offered from its premises at Silver Street,
Huddersfield.




J.T. Ellis & Co Ltd.
Silver Street
Huddersfield
HD5 9BA
Tel: 01484 514212
Fax: 01484 533454

www.ellisfurniture.co.uk

email: kitchens@ellisfurniture.co.uk                   11/07

				
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