Your Radianz® Quartz Countertop is a durable surface designed to last for many years with simple care. In order to keep your Radianz® Quartz surface looking like new, please follow the easy care and maintenance guidelines below.
For everyday cleaning, simply wipe your Radianz® Quartz surface with a clean, soft sponge or dishcloth dampened with a mild dish soap diluted in warm water. Rinse the surface with clean water and dry with a soft cloth or a paper towel to prevent spotting.
For liquid and food spills, cleaning as above as soon as possible will give you the best results.
For dried on food and liquid residue, apply a non-abrasive household cleaner and rinse with water.
You can also use a plastic putty knife to gently scrape the surface, or scour it with a non-abrasive Scotch-Brite® pad, but avoid using a metal blade on any kind on the surface. Damage can occur. For any residual stains or marks, simply wipe with a damp cloth,
Never use Methylene Chloride or any cleaners containing alkaline materials as these can damage your countertop surface.
Because polished Radianz® has such a low porosity, it does not require the use of a surface sealant and is naturally resistant to stains from cooking oils, coffee, wine, and other common kitchen substances.
However there are some helpful guidelines you can follow to prevent damage from scrapes, scratches, chemicals and heat.
Because Radianz® is substantially harder than natural stone, it is highly resistant to scratches and scrapes. However, damage can occur if you cut or chop directly on the surface. Always use a cutting board or chopping block in food preparation.
Also, refrain from using your Radianz® countertop as a work surface where screwdrivers and other metal tools can come in direct contact with it. Dropping heavy objects on the surface can also cause damage.
Radianz® is more heat resistance than most surfaces in the home, however, all stone products can be damaged by sudden and extreme temperature changes. This is especially true near the edges of the surface.
To avoid damage from excessive heat, always use a hot pad or a trivet with rubber feet to protect your Radianz® surface.
Certain chemicals can cause damage to your Radianz® surface and should be avoided in order to keep your countertop looking like new.
Below are some simple Dos and Don’ts. Please refer to the text above for more detailed instructions and guidelines.
For liquids like milk, soy sauce, grape juice, orange juice, tea, whiskey, coke, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, beer, coffee, mustard, tomato ketchup, hot sauce, peroxide, nail polish remover, red wine, isopropyl alcohol:
For dried liquids like gum, paint, grease, blood, food:
For staining liquids and substances like black tea, ink pen, crayon, shoe polish, hair dye, nail polish, all stains that persist from lists above, adhesive residue from stickers or tape, permanent magic marker, stain by protective film:
For all stains that persist from lists above:
For rust stains and water spots (calcium deposits):
(*) Scotch-Brite® pad, Acetone, Nail polish remover, Bleach, Abrasive cleanser The products(*) above may cause gloss decrease effect which looks like a stain on Radianz® . Due to the cleaning result may vary depends on Radianz® colors, please test the cleaning agent in an inconspicuous location first before applying large area.
Note: Use of certain trade and product names is intended only to show a type of cleaning product. This does not constitute an endorsement or support for that product. Nor does the exclusion of any certain name product imply its insufficiency.