Care & Maintenance

 

 Although ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces are hygienic, durable, chemical & stain resistant, and can be easily

repaired, it can be damaged if you mistreat it.

 With the below instruction of care and maintenance, you could preserve your ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces for

many years and prevent severe damage that may cause special repairs.

 

1. Everyday Cleaning

   - Since ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces are non-porous, normal cleaning can be done by wiping the surface

     with a damp cloth or sponge.

   - For basic stains, clean with mild detergents or general all purpose cleaners (non-abrasive).

     ConfiAd® Neutral Cleaner is recommendable for basic stain cleaning.

 

2. Stubborn Stain Cleaning & Disinfection

   1) Stubborn Stain Cleaning

      : For removing stubborn stain on countertops and sinks & bowls, please follow the suggested cleaning

        procedure as below.

        a) Matte/Satin Finish

           - Lightly scrub surface in a circular motion with a wet sponge(or green Scoth-Brite pad) and

             abrasive cleanser.

        b) Gloss Finish

           - Use a non-abrasive cleanser and a wet sponge and scrub surface in a circular motion.

   2) Disinfection

      : For disinfecting quartz surfaces, apply diluted bleach and wipe it with a towel.

        For sinks & bowls, let the diluted bleach stand for 15 minutes, then drain and rinse.

  

3. Preventing Damage

   1) Heat

      - Although ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces have excellent heat resistant properties, prolonged and extreme heat

        can damage the surface. Therefore, always use a hot pad or a trivet under heat generating appliances.

   2) Chemical

      - Avoid exposing ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces to strong chemicals such as acetone based cleaners,

        paint removers, and oven cleaners.

        In case that surfaces are exposed to these chemicals, promptly flush with water.

   3) Scratches

      - Always use a cutting board. Never cut directly on ConfiAd® Quartz Surfaces.

 

4. Removing Scratches and Cuts

   Scratches and minor cuts can be removed by the following procedures.

   1)  Matte/Satin Finish

       - Sand the affected area with 180 or 220 grit sandpaper until the scratches and minor cuts are not visible.

         For restoring the finish, scrub the surface with a wet Scotch Brite pad in a circular motion.

   2) Gloss Finish

       - Sand the area with 400 or 600 grit sandpaper.

         Apply ConfiAd® Polishing cream for quartz surfaces on the affected area with a low speed polisher

         (1,500~2,000rpm) and wool-felt.

 

※ Severe damages or deep scratches should be repaired by authorized Quartz Surfaces Repair Agents or

     Certified Fabricators.