April 24


The Don’ts of Quartz Countertops

By Brian McMonagle

April 24, 2019

Quartz Tabletops

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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About the author

Brian took over McMonagle Marble & Granite from his father Cathal in 2009. A family run business McMonagles was originally a fireplace distributer. Brian’s innovative steps has now expanded the company to over 20 employees, International markets and into the leading marble and granite fabricator of the North West of Ireland.

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