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Quartz Countertops Care Tips



When it comes to choosing a countertop, the environmental friendliness of the material is not in last place. And one of the most environmentally friendly options would be to opt for artificial stone. Quartz agglomerate, 95% consisting of natural quartz sand and epoxy resins, which are a binder, has recently been a worthy alternative to traditional natural stone countertops. In fact, due to its high percentage of quartz, this material is often referred to as quartz stone or simply quartz. As we know from your questions, quartz countertops care is among the most curious.

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What is the Best Countertop Material for Kitchens?

Countertops made of quartz agglomerate have recently gained popularity not only because of their environmental properties, but also such undeniable advantages as:

  • long period of use,
  • aesthetics that is not inferior to natural stones,
  • and of course, ease of care.

Before the final choice of material for your countertop, you should find out the answers to frequently asked questions so that the choice is not only emotional but also balanced.


Daily Care

With water, detergent and a soft cloth, you can easily clean your quartz countertop, at the end do not forget to wipe the surface with a dry cloth. For cleaning, choose liquids and products that do not contain harsh chemicals (such as chlorine) and abrasive particles. You should also refuse sponges with a hard surface – they can leave small scratches on the surface. You should always remember that by cleaning your countertop according to these rules, you will retain the original shine for a long time. Our range also includes samples of quartz with a matte surface – fingerprints and natural abrasions are less visible on them.

Removing Stains From Quartz Countertops

Keep in mind that quartz countertops do not completely stain resistant. To avoid special and lengthy cleaning, simply do not allow the liquid to soak in, spilled liquid should be removed as soon as possible, especially for wine, vinegar, juices, coffee, and tea. If trouble does occur and the stain has dried up, spray a large amount of glass cleaner on the surface of the countertop, leave for about ten minutes, then wipe with a sponge without an abrasive layer. Stubborn and stubborn stains can be removed with a mixture of acetone and water (do not use nail polish remover). Apply the mixture and blot almost immediately with a tissue, then thoroughly remove the residue with water. Grease stains are easily removed with dishwashing detergent, and ink and traces from felt-tip pens and markers – with oil-based products. Finally, wash off the residue with plenty of warm water.

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Do Different Types of Artificial Stone Countertops Need Different Care?

Countertops made of artificial materials are produced under different brands, but the composition of the components differs slightly – natural quartz sand always remains the basis. Therefore, the maintenance needs of the products of each brand are fundamentally similar. Coloring and binding substances in the composition do not affect the performance and basic parameters in care.

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Preventing Quartz Countertops Damage

  • Do not use knives or metal utensils directly on the quartz countertop as the metal will scratch, always use a cutting board.
  • To avoid heatstroke, use coasters for pots, pans, and baking sheets. Quartz countertops can withstand temperatures up to 140 degrees Celsius, but do not like sudden changes.
  • Avoid hitting the artificial stone countertop, such as dropping heavy objects or utensils, as the stone may chip or crack.

The Charm Stone collection features a wide range of slab and semi-slab quartz stones for your perfect countertop. Come and see for yourself.


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