Stone kitchen benchtops truly look stunning in the home, and can provide a focal point that is minimal, yet luxurious. As a popular choice for the kitchen and bathroom spaces, stone is often chosen for its hygienic properties, but it also needs proper care and maintenance. That’s why we’ve explained how to go about taking care of your stone kitchen benchtop in this week’s blog article.
Caesarstone is composed primarily by the mineral quartz, so it’s a fairly hardy material. There’s not much to know when it comes to caring for your caesarstone stone kitchen benchtop. Simply clean using a non-abrasive cleaner with a damp sponge. Caesarstone is stain, scratch and crack resistant, so no wonder it’s a popular choice!
In comparison, the composites of marble make it a delicate material. Clean your marble stone kitchen benchtop with detergent, and follow with warm water to rinse. Make sure to stay away from abrasive cleaners, as the acids in these products may damage the surface.
Even though granite is quite a strong material, it shouldn’t be exposed to extreme weights, temperatures or stress. So, always avoid placing hot pots or pans directly onto a granite benchtop, as this may cause damage. Acidic products such as red wine and coffee should be wiped away immediately after a spill, but otherwise granite benchtops can be maintained by washing with non-abrasive cleaning liquid and warm water.
Even if you take immaculate care of your stone kitchen benchtop, it will most likely need to be repaired at some point in time to fix cracks or chips. But make sure you start high quality stone, as this will ensure that the kitchen benchtops will look great for a long time.
Stone Design Group offer a huge range of high quality products if you’re considering a stone kitchen benchtop. For more information, get in touch by calling 03 9498 3444 today.