Of course you want your finished wood surfaces to shine! And that's easy, so long as you use the right cleaners & polishes. But please don't just grab the first "Name Brand" product you see and think you're good. Instead, do yourself and your wood a favor and chose to go "green". That means never using polishes made with waxes or silicone. Wax never really dries. It just adds layer upon layer of "goo" that you'll eventually need to remove! And silicone is another word for slick. Silicone (or Dimethicone) makes dusting easier, but it doesn't protect your wood and can cause slipping and sliding accidents! Here are some safe and effective alternatives that are good for you and your wood!