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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I protect my quartz countertops?

Quartz countertop can hold up to just about anything your daily life can throw at it, but it’s not entirely indestructible. Please protect it from hot objects such as pots, deep fryers, and electric pressure cookers. Use hot pads or coasters instead of placing hot pots and pans right on the quartz countertop surface.

How do I clean my quartz countertops regularly?

Clean quartz countertops regularly with a mild soap or detergent and a soft cloth. Although stain-resistant, Quartz countertops do not stain proof. A glass or surface cleaner, such as Windex, can be used for large or dried-on stains. Scrape away grease, gum, and paint with a plastic scraper

Are Quartz countertops environmentally friendly?

Quartz is inherently eco-friendly because the natural quartz material comes directly from the earth. When contrasted to other countertops, it features a longer replacement life span and is even recyclable.

Is quartz a natural stone? 

The word “quartz” describes one of Earth’s most abundant minerals. Geologically speaking, a human-made quartz countertop is not pure natural quartz. The only thing that fits that criterion is quartzite, which genuinely is pure natural quartz. Manufactured quartz surfaces are mostly quartz, but they are not purely quartz.

How do you keep quartz from staining?

As with natural stone, the best way to prevent quartz countertops from staining is to avoid primary contact with liquids as much as possible. Quartz countertops should not be used as cutting boards, and spills should be immediately wiped up

How do you keep quartz shiny?

First, add 25% vinegar and 75% water and mix it in a spray bottle. You can also buy a vinegar-based spray cleaner. Spray and polish to keep the surfaces looking fantastic. For extra sparkle, give the countertops the final polish using some spray and microfiber cloth

Can I stand on a quartz countertop?

It would be best if you did not sit or stand on your quartz countertop. While it is a durable stone, it is a counter.

Does quartz countertop scratch easily?

Although quartz countertops are not entirely indestructible, this type of countertop is highly resistant to scratches. Compared to other natural stone countertops, quartz can chip or scratch if it encounters extreme use and pressure. However, if scratches or chips appear, you can have them professionally filled in and repaired.

Can I cut directly on the surface?

Sharp knives can scratch the surface. It is better to use your cutting board and protect your quartz slab’s smooth shine. Avoid putting heated objects directly on counters: Yes, quartz is heat resistant and won’t melt or burn if you put a warm pot or plate on it.

Can I cut directly on my granite countertop?

It is not recommended to cut directly on some stone countertops. Granite is one of the most durable countertop materials you can purchase, and it can undoubtedly resist cuts from a knife blade. However, if your granite has a sealer on it, cutting can eventually wear down the sealant.

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