Quartz countertops, amongst the very most popular in natural stone countertop types on the market, are not difficult to keep clean and/or free of blemish. These counters are very resilient when it comes to stains but they do require efficient cleaning every now and then. A shiny type of natural stone, cleaning your quartz countertops will bring out their zest and pop. To correctly clean your quartz countertops you will want to be wary of what type of cleaning agent you use. If you have quartz countertops in your Bloomington area home, follow these suggestions provided by Northstar Granite Tops to keep them looking their best:
Dust & Dirt
Remove this sort of particulate debris by using a cloth or a wet sponge. Should you want to raise your quartz countertops cleaning game to the next level, assemble a mixture of very gentle or mild liquid detergent with some hot water. Wipe thoroughly, throw some power into the effort. Once complete, rinse your quartz countertops to remove any residual cleaning agents that may linger upon the surface.
Objects like food, gum, mayonnaise and nail polish—items that have hardened and adhered to the surface—can be eliminated via putty knife or some similar item that will not scratch or cut the surface. After you have successfully removed the hardened item, use a damp cloth to wipe any remnants left behind. You may also opt to use a no-scratch Scotch-Brite pad (or similar brand) to get rid of hardened objects.
Spills & Streaks
Most of us will clean up a spill as soon as it occurs. This is an effective policy to implement in the effort to maintain and otherwise keep clean your quartz countertops. Use a wet cloth to remove the spill—regardless of the liquid spilt—and then pad the area with a dry cloth to remove excess moisture. Get rid of any existing streaks by washing the area with water followed by a soft cloth drying. If you wish to go the extra mile, a more thorough removal can be administered with a solution of water and white vinegar.