3 Tips To Help Care For Your New Solid Surface Counter Tops When Remodeling Your Kitchen


One of the most durable materials that you can use for the counter tops in your kitchen solid surfaces. The modern solid surfaces are made of synthetic materials or solid stone like marble or granite. Even though these materials are a very durable choice for materials in your kitchen, they are not going to be maintenance-free. Here are some tips that will help you with caring for new solid surface counter tops that you have installed in your kitchen:

1. Cleaning and Polishing Counter Tops

One of the simplest things that can be done to take care of your counter tops is polishing them regularly. There are polishes for the different solid surface materials that you may use in your kitchen. It is important that you use the correct polish when cleaning and restoring your counter tops.

2. Repairing Scratches That Often Damage Solid Surfaces

The most common problems that cause damage to solid surface counters is scratches. The damage from scratches may be minor if they are shallow, but deep scratches can be more serious. For the shallow scratches in your counter tops, simple polishing will be enough to get them out and restore the surface. If there are deep scratches or gouges in the surfaces, your counter tops will need to have repairs done. A special epoxy filler can be used to repair the gouges and restore the solid surface counter tops in your kitchen. If you try to polish the scratches out and they can still be seen, then you will know that you need to call to have repairs done to your counter tops.

3. Repairing and Preventing Cracks of Solid Surface Counter Tops

There are also different repairs that may need to be done if you have cracks in your solid surface counter tops. For synthetic materials, a colored epoxy can be used to do the repairs, which will be barely noticeable once repairs are completed. For stone counters, the repairs are sometimes more noticeable, which is why it is always best to contact a professional to have the repairs done. You may want to consider replacing seriously damaged stone counter tops when remodeling your kitchen.

These are some tips that will help you with the care that new solid surface counter tops need. Contact a kitchen remodeling service like Venters' Construction Inc and talk with the about some of the most durable options for new solid surface counter tops in your kitchen.  


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