The Don’ts of Quartz Countertops - McMonagle Marble & Granite, Donegal
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The Don’ts of Quartz Countertops

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Because of its hardness, durability, and non-porous nature, quartz is an ideal material for interior decorating. 

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However, if you still want to ensure your quartz countertop, worktop or tabletop lasts a lifetime, below are a few of "The Don’ts of Quartz Countertops"

  • Don’t use abrasive cleaning agents, such as bleach or metallic scourers.
  • Don’t use heavy duty chemicals.
  • Don’t allow your countertop to come in contact with battery acid, paints, degreasers, or furniture strippers.
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    Don’t allow your countertop to come in contact with oil based soaps, permanent markers, hair dyes, or inks- all of this can result in discolouration.
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    Don’t be tempted to slide rough objects across its surface
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    Don’t drop heavy objects (or pots and pans) on the edges or the surface, as this can result in chips.
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    Do not expose your countertop to excessive levels of heat, such as pans right out of the oven or from the stove. Always use chopping boards or trivets.
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    Don’t allow spills to sit for hours before they get cleaned
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    Don’t cut directly on your countertop
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With decades of expertise in stone, colour and finishing options, Karen's knowledge across the McMonagle range from hearths to mantles, bespoke fireplaces to kitchen countertops will ensure you make the right choice.

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