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Kitchens Apr 30, 2022

Stone Connection: Your Guide To Care & Maintenance

Quality stone is the foundation of great design. Stone Connection offers a wide variety of stone for all your interior and exterior design needs. Learn to take care of your engineered stone products with input from the professionals at Stone Connection…

Here’s how…

Connection Quartz surfaces blend modern sophistication and timeless luxury with unbeatable strength and durability. The ever-lasting finish requires only simple and routine care to maintain its good looks. To clean Connection Quartz, simply use warm water and a mild detergent or quality spray and wipe type cleaner in order to enjoy enduring beauty and unmatched performance for years to come.

Minimal Maintenance

Virtually maintenance-free, Connection Quartz’s hard, non-porous surfaces require no sealing to renew the lustre and are simple to clean. In most cases, soap and water or a mild detergent is enough to keep your Connection Quartz countertop looking like new. If necessary, use a non-abrasive soft soap along with a non-scratch or delicate scrub pad. Afterwards, thoroughly rinse with clean water to remove residue.

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Stubborn Stains or Dried Spills

If needed, apply a non-abrasive household cleaner (a non-abrasive cleaner will not dull the surface shine) and rinse to remove residue. To remove adhered material such as food, gum, nail polish or even dried paint, first scrape away excess material with a plastic putty knife and then use a damp cloth to remove any marks or residual dirt. For extra-stubborn stains, a no-scratch Scotch-Brite® pad is recommended along with the non-abrasive cleaner recommended by local Connection Quartz distributors.

Heat Tolerance

Connection Quartz can be damaged by sudden and rapid temperature changes. Therefore, we suggest that hot pots and pans never be directly placed on the surface. We also recommend a hot pad or trivet be placed on the surface under cooking units such as electric frying pans, crock pots, or roaster ovens.

Scratch Resistant

Connection Quartz is a highly scratch resistant surface; however, avoid abuse of the surface by refraining from using sharp objects such as sharp knives or screwdrivers directly onto the surface.

Cleaning Agents to Avoid

It’s important to be aware that like any other surface, Connection Quartz can be permanently damaged if exposed to strong chemicals and solvents that can damage its physical properties. Never clean your Connection Quartz surface with products that contain Trichlorethane or Methylene chloride, such as paint removers or strippers. Avoid the use of highly aggressive cleaning agents such as oven/grill cleaners and dishwasher polishing agents that have high alkaline/pH levels (pH 8.5 or higher).

Products containing oils or powders may leave a residue and should be rinsed off thoroughly. Should your surface accidentally be exposed to any of these damaging products, rinse immediately with clean water to neutralize the effect.

Give yourself the freedom to create by visiting www.stoneconnection.co.za to view their amazing catalogue of natural stone.


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