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Care and Maintenance for the granite worktop: Kitchens, bathrooms, etc.

Granite, today, provides durability, elegance and style to the covers of modern kitchens and bathrooms as it is a natural rock of high resistance, beauty that lasts and very hygienic, which makes it perfect for kitchen and countertops. 

 bath. Today, granite brings to the roofs of modern kitchens and bathrooms.

Granite is an igneous rock that forms when the magma cools. This material is extracted from quarries from all over the world. In fact, its colors and designs indicate the region and the geological conditions where it was formed. Each granite iron is truly special thanks to the elegance and beauty that gives them their spontaneous and unique designs.

Granite is high strength. What's more, it is one of the most resistant materials known to man, and even, much more resistant than marble.

• Granite, when polished, has a smooth and shiny finish, which will last through the years.

• Granite is water resistant.

• Granite is highly resistant to cracks produced by daily use.

• Granite withstands high temperatures.

• Granite will always maintain its original color.

• Granite is easily cleaned with a damp cloth.

All these qualities make granite the ideal choice for countertops, for kitchens with central island, and also, bathrooms, thanks to the granite rock is aesthetic, practical and hygienic (it is easily sterilized).

This material is resistant to water, stains, heat and cracks; For most cases, only a damp cloth to clean it. It is advisable to use oil-based substances that can penetrate the granite and take a long time to dry, so we advise you to dry it immediately if it spills. Granite decks can be tarnished and are not free from damage.

Care for your granite worktop for the kitchen and bathroom

Do not rub granite with abrasive materials (such as metal sponges, scouring pads, steel wool, chlorine cleaners, bleach). On the contrary, it should be washed with warm water, to which a mild non-abrasive detergent (Ph7) may be added. Rinse with warm water and dry with cloth or something similar. However, metal sponges may be used to clean the sink.

If liquids are spilled, they must be dried immediately. The most harmful are alkaline or acidic liquids, such as lemon juice or vinegar; Oily substances such as lard, cooking oils (hot oil from cooking pots); came; Detergents and alcohol.

Do not leave any mounds of salt or detergent on the granite surface.

Granite should not come in contact with strong or chemical acids, such as strippers, grease removers, cleaners, cleaners, degreasers or similar products.

For a more durable finish, the surface can be sealed to reduce its natural porosity. Surface maintenance should be done every four months after cleaning with neutral detergent.

Do not knock your granite countertop with a blunt, heavy instrument. It could crack, chip or even break (edges are areas most sensitive to physical damage).

We recommend using a cutting board to avoid possible damage to your granite worktop.

Do not expose the granite surface to excessively high temperatures. We recommend using a tripod or something similar to place the pots that come directly from the kitchen burners.

Stain remover for your granite worktop

Water-based stain removers are specially designed to remove stains of organic nature, such as wine, coffee, nicotine, fruit juice, etc. Alkaline degreasers, to remove oily stains, grease, contamination, smoke stains, soot, wax.

Defects and imperfections

Granite is a natural material, and rarely, it presents defects or imperfections due to the inherent characteristics of the transport of said material. It is possible that it presents small imperfections, which appear while being manufactured, delivered and / or installed. Normally reserves the right to replace or repair minor defects. Also, reserves the right to use chemicals or resin fillings to make certain arrangements, some of which would already be present on the granite countertop.

 

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Showroom Pflugerville Address
100 W Pflugerville Pkwy unit 103
Pflugerville, TX 78660

Phone: + (512) 551-9568
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Smithville, TX 78957

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