Q: Is there a generic product that I can use on all countertops (laminate, quartz, and granite)?
A: While there are some cleaning methods you can use to clean all of these countertops, such as warm water and soap, quartz and granite require different care than laminate. Make sure you ask your countertop specialist or carefully read the product label before using it on your countertops.
Q: What is the best way to care for my quartz and granite countertops daily?
A: Granite and courts are very low maintenance, and require only warm water and soap for daily cleaning. Make sure you get all of the soap cleaned up with clean water after washing!
Q: Is there any long term or periodic care I need to know about for my granite and quartz countertops?
A: Every 15 years or so, your countertops will need to be resealed. You can do this yourself or call in a professional. If you aren't sure you can do this without making a mistake, it's always best to protect your investment and call in a professional.
Q: Can I place hot items or cut on my granite or quartz countertops?
A: No, you should avoid placing hot items on your granite and quartz countertops. While they are extremely durable, they can still succumb to burn marks and you should never cut on them. Always use your cutting board.
Q: What do I need to know for daily laminate countertop care?
A: Laminate countertops are also very easy to care for. You can wash them daily with warm water and soap, make sure to rinse all the soap off with clean water. If you find your countertops have become stained, try mixing a 3:1 ratio of baking soda and water. Apply the paste to the stain for 5 minutes and buff off with a non abrasive pad.
Q: What color options do I have for granite?
A: Granite is available in many different earthy colors! Black, brown, blue, beige, gold, and off-white are just a few different colors available. You can find a variety of mineral streaks and deposits that change up the pattern as well.
Q: Quartz VS Granite: What's the difference?
A: With the rising demands of granite, quartz was called in to offer a cheaper option for homeowners. Quartz is a manufactured item, so it has a lot of different colors and is slightly less expensive than granite.
Q: What color options do I have for laminate countertops?
A: Laminate countertops are limited only to what your supplier has in stock, and there are hundreds of colors and patterns to choose from. With the rising demand for granite, many companies now supply laminate countertops that mimic the appearance of granite.