Care & Maintenance

Keep your stone shining long after installation with this comprehensive stone care and maintenance guide.

How to Clean Granite in three easy steps

Clean

Wipe and rinse with warm, soapy water. Avoid abrasive cleansers that may cause scratches.

Remove Stains

Apply a baking soda paste, cover it with a plastic wrap, then let it sit overnight. Wipe up with warm water and a soft cloth.

Seal

Use the water droplet test described for granite. If it fails, use a product formulated for marble's porous surface.

How to Clean Marble in three easy steps

Clean

Wipe with a damp soft cloth, then dry with a clean cloth to prevent streaking and water spots from forming. Use pH-neutral dishwashing liquid mixed with warm water for deeper cleans.

Remove Stains

Immediately blot acidic liquids such as wine, orange juice, tomatoes, or soft drinks, as they can permanently etch marble surfaces. Etched marble may require professional buffing.

Seal

Leave a few drops of water on your counter. If the droplet stays on the surface after 15 minutes, no resealing is needed. If the drops spread and leave a dark mark on the stone after you blot off the excess, apply a product formulated for stone.

How to Clean Quartz in three easy steps

Clean

Though quartz will resist permanent staining when exposed to liquids like wine, vinegar, tea, lemon juice, and soda, or fruits and vegetables, it's important to wipe up spills immediately. Take care of fresh messes with mild dishwashing detergent and a soft cloth.

Remove Stains

Wipe down with a rag and warm water to remove any crumbs or food residue. Spray with window cleaner and wipe with paper towels or microfiber cloth.

Seal

It is not recommended to use a polish on quartz surfaces because a polish that contains wax will build up and show wear. However, there are alternative solutions to polishes that contain wax.

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