You may have natural stone countertops or flooring in your home. Homeowners have chosen natural stone for their homes for years. Natural stone gives a rich, beautiful look to your home. Making sure that you take care of your natural stone surfaces properly is an important part of ensuring they continue to look good as time goes by. The first step that you need to take is make sure that you know what type of natural stone you are truly dealing with. Sometimes homeowners pick out their flooring and countertop options themselves so they know what type of natural stone they have. Other times you move into a home where the stone was already installed. People frequently think they know what kind of natural stone is present but they are incorrect. If you are not sure what kind of stone you have Orange County Steam Masters can come out and help you determine what it is.
Clean Spills on Quartz Countertops Right Away
Once you know what it is you need to find out how to take care of it properly. Today we are going to focus on how you can take care of quartz countertops correctly. One thing you will want to do is make sure you clean up spills as soon as they occur. Do not be tempted to let anything sit on your counters while you finish another project. If stains have a chance to sit on your quartz countertop the stain can sink into the countertop. You would hate to have a stain on your countertop that will not come out.
You may be wondering what the correct way to clean your quart countertops is. Most of the time a wet cloth will do the job. Simply get a clean cloth wet and use it to clean the countertop. Then dry your countertop with a dry cloth. If you need or want something stronger purchase a cleaner that is made for quartz. You can find cleaners for quartz in many different stores.
Don’t Treat Quartz Countertops Like a Cutting Board2h>
Many people believe that if they have quartz countertops that they can cut things directly on the countertop. You will not want to make this mistake. Quartz is manufactured for decorate purposes and not for industrial use. When you are cutting meats, fruit, or vegetables for your family you will want to cut on a cutting board. You should avoid direct contact with the sharp knife and your quartz countertops.
Protect Quartz Countertop from Heat
In addition to not having sharp knifes come into contact with your quartz countertops you will also want to avoid putting hot objects in direct contact with your countertops. The heat will eventually discolor your countertops. In your kitchen use hot pads under your hot items. In your bathrooms keep your curling irons and flat irons from the heating element having direct contact with your countertop.
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The last thing that we have for you today is to make sure that have Orange County Steam Masters come out to clean, seal, and restore your quart countertops. You will know it is time because your countertops will look dull and lifeless. Give us a call if you are ready for us to come out!