Frequently Asked Questions


Stone Care & Maintence


How to Care for Quartz Countertops?

With their smooth surface, quartz counters are a dream to clean. Simply wipe and rinse with a soft, Rinse your countertops thoroughly with warm water after cleaning. For stubborn, stuck-on food, cosmetics, or other surface stains, pre -soak with a warm, wet rag or paper towel.

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How to Care for Granite Countertops?

Routine Countertop Care Use soap or liquid dishwashing soap to clean your countertops. Do not use ammonia based products (such as Windex), bleach, vinegar, or steel wool pads on your granite.

Sealing Your Countertops

You should re-seal your granite annually with a natural stone sealer. See the information below.

Granite Slabeavy Duty Stone Cleaning

When stone has been neglected, it will need a heavy-duty stone cleaner and degreaser to effectively remove dirt, grease, grime, and waxes. These cleaning products are concentrated and designed to deeply clean the stone without damaging it. Heavy duty cleaning is best left to professionals, so we recommend consulting one prior to applying any products.

Stain Removal for Granite

Check with us for the best method of removing any stain that does not clean up with liquid dish soap and water.

Restoration

Granite is the hardest and densest stone available. It is so tough that buffering pads embedded with diamond dust must be used to achieve a polished look. Although some repolishing can be done in the field, it can never be fully restored its original appearance.

What to Know About Sealing Granite

Granite is very low maintenance, once to twice a year it will require sealing. This is a very simple and inexpensive process. We will have sealed the countertops once prior to install or upon completing the installation. You can buy sealer at most home improvement stores.