How will I care for my quartz countertop?
They do not require much work at all. If all you would do is wash well with dish soap and water daily making sure that no water residue is left. Your countertop surface will remain beautiful needing no waxing or polishing to keep its beauty.
It is a mineral that is able to handle high temperatures well. However a countertop made of quartz will need some shield from high temperatures. Typically during installation, they will place a protective pad to help protect the quartz. Quartz is considered more heat resistant than even some granite or limestone. It can handle most temperatures up to 300 degrees typically. Quartz can be affected and flawed if you increase the surface temperature suddenly.
It is very imperative not to use chemicals on your quartz countertop. They can and will damage your beautiful countertop. The most effective cleaner is mild soap and water. The two chemical to avoid especially on your quartz counter top is paint removers or paint strippers. It is also important to avoid the use of overly harsh cleaners that have a pH level of 8.5 or higher . They can damage your counter top. If you use any product that has an oil or powder base, they can leave a film and should be washed off completely.