Solid surface worktops are a man-made alternative to seamless countertops that are made to look like solid stone. One of the big advantages to choosing a solid surface worktop is that they are non-porous, low maintenance and come in formable sheets that are able to fit on to any worktop no matter the size or shape.
Cleaning your solid surface worktop is easier than it sounds. We delve into how to polish your solid surface worktop so that it stays in top condition.
When we think of solid surface we think of all the different finishes and materials that are used to make them. They are generally constructed using acrylic, marble dust, bauxite, epoxy or polyester resins, and pigment. This allows them to be available in lots of different types. With increasing popularity, solid surface worktops are fast becoming the cost-effective choice for construction and remodelling.
With plenty of brands to choose from including Bushboard, not only do solid surface worktops offer a great look but they also provide a strong surface which is easy to clean and maintain.
Due to this production process, each solid surface worktop will come in a variety of styles and colours, allowing the homeowner to find one that will fit their needs and style. Finished off with either a matte or satin finish, adds just the final touch to make a solid surface worktop the ideal choice for anyone.
Keeping your worktop clean is relatively easy. All you need is a microfibre cloth and some water. For everyday marks, simply clean your surfaces with a damp cloth but for harder stains, it’s advised that you use a mild dish soap and warm water. Once clean, towel dry the surface to avoid water spots and unnecessary damage to the surface.
It’s easily done, you forget that to wipe away a smaller stain allowing it to become a bigger problem. To remove the unwanted stain, it is recommended that you use a mild abrasive cleaner which should not damage your worktop. If your surface is a non-matte surface it can be easily cleaned by baking soda and water creating a smooth but non damaging paste.
You can purchase dedicated products which will allow you to clean your surface of mild stains with ease.
There are numerous ways to prevent stains and scratches on your worktop:
Solid surface worktops require no maintenance once fitted. Should it get damaged, a solid surface can be easily repaired by a certified solid surface repair company, or a trained fabricator. Because of the material it is made with and is solid throughout, a solid surface worktop can undergo years of wear and tear.
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