WrightStone Granite

Granite Care & Maintenance Information

Granite is a very tough natural stone, it is a beautiful long lasting, hygenic material - ideally suited for worktops in the kitchen or bathroom. Granite now provides modern kitchens and bathrooms with surfaces that provide years of durable service and adds elegance and style to any setting.
Granite is waterproof, stain-resistant, heat resistant, and scratch resistant - in most cases it will just wipe clean with a damp cloth. However granite worktops can stain and are not impervious to damage so keep your granite worktops and surfaces looking their best for many years to come we provide the following care guidelines:
  • Granite must not be rubbed with abrasive materials (such as metal pads, scouring detergents or alkaline and chlorine based cleaners or bleach) instead, wash with clean warm soapy water. Rinse with clean warm water and dry with a chamois leather or similar.
  • Spilt liquids should be mopped up immediately.
  • The most risk is from highly alkaline or acidic liquids (such as lemon juice or vinegar) and substances such as hot oils, wine, detergents and alcohol.
  • Do not allow any build up of salt or detergent on your granite worktop.
  • Granite worktops should not be brought into contact with strong acids or chemicals including paint stripper, brush cleaner, oven cleaner, nail varnish remover, degreasing or similar products.
  • For a longer lasting finish the surface can be sealed to reduce its natural porosity.
  • Do not hit your granite worktop with something blunt and heavy. It can crack, chip or even break (the edges are most likely to be damaged if physically abused).
  • We would advise the use of a chopping board to reduce the risk of damage to your granite worktop.
  • Do not expose your granite worktop to excessive heat - we advise the use of a tripod or similar to place your pans on when taken directly from the hob.

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