Countertop Maintenance

For Granite and Quartz Counters

  1. When cleaning natural stone counters, use warm water with mild soap. There are also cleaning kits available at your local hardware store to help you maintain your natural stone counters.
  2. When cleaning natural stone counters, use warm water with mild soap. There are also cleaning kits available at your local hardware store to help you maintain your natural stone counters.
  3. Do not stand, kneel or sit on your counters as they could crack.
  4. Avoid a concentration of water or wet cloths at or near junctions of the countertop and backsplash or at other joints.
  5. Do not use the surface as an ashtray or cutting board.
  6. Due to household settlement, the dap filler between the countertop and the wall might become loose. If so, remove and reapply.

For Arborite Counters

  1. To clean your counters, use mild soap or household cleaner.
  2. Avoid a concentration of water or wet cloths at or near the junction of the countertop and backsplash for any prolonged time. EXCESSIVE WATER STANDING IN THE AREA OF THE SEAM MAY CAUSE GLUE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER DOES NOT WARRANT DAMAGE CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE WATER IN THE SEAM AREA.
  3. Hot pans or activated electrical appliances should not be placed on laminated surfaces: use protective insulating pads.
  4. Abrasive cleaners or steel wool should never be used.
  5. Household bleach should not be allowed to remain on the surface.
  6. Do not use the surface as an ashtray or cutting board.
  7. Clean with a damp cloth; for stubborn stains use a household solvent, rinsing thoroughly with clean water.
  8. Due to household settlement, the dap filler between the countertop and the wall might become loose. If so, remove and reapply.