Marble is typically valued for its beauty, vitality, vigor and its distinguished elegance that is timeless.
Essentially, marble is limestone that has crystallized naturally over a length of time. Marbles are commonly available in a broad array of colors, textures and veining. With outstanding results and performance, marble is typically applied for use throughout the home such as vanities, tub decks, shower walls, feature walls, fireplaces, windowsills and flooring.
Marble may be used on any surface, as this classic stone is suitable for both interior and exterior use.
As marble is the most luxurious of stones, it is not as trouble free to maintain. Because this stone is less stain resistant and has a more delicate surface, all leakage or spills should be cleaned up instantaneously. Marble tends to possess a softer, less stain resistant surface as opposed to granite, and should be cared for with warm water, mild liquid soap and a soft cloth to wipe down.
Granite, the oldest, most resilient, robust and respected building material chosen by countless architects, designers and engineers. It is a solid grained rock used for both large and small surfaces. The exquisite natural beauty of granite offers a versatile and flexible result, superior quality with immense aesthetic appeal, a rich distinctive look and an exterior that will provide a lifetime of fulfillment.
Granite is most commonly used as a counter top surface, however this distinctive stone may also be applied as fireplaces, surrounds, hearths, bathroom vanities, shower jams, tub deck applications. Many decorators also use granite as a feature wall.
Granite is most practical as it is uncommonly found to scratch, chip, cut or stain in anyway.
Not only is this stone heat resistant, its lifespan is everlasting. Its ability to absorb liquids and fight bacteria is astonishing.
There are numerous options in maintaining your granite and preserving the longevity of this stone. Warm water, a mild detergent soap or cleaner and a soft cloth is a great way to maintain you’re marble. Be sure to eliminate all traces of soap and dry accordingly.
Slate is an extremely striking and versatile building material. Its rustic edge provides the stone with a distinctive weathered edge comparable to no other. Slate possesses a non slip surface and makes it comfortable to walk and stand on.
Slate may be applied on flooring, counter tops, back splashes, table tops and shower stalls, as this stone may also be used as an exterior for patios, swimming pools, decks, walkways etc…
To maintain this stone of ageless beauty requires minimal work and time. Dust surfaces occasionally to remove dust. To preserve slate flooring, simply wash with detergent and warm water, and last, rinse well and wipe dry.
Representing one of the most sturdy, dominating, robust natural stones on the market, is none other then quartzite.
Quartzite is designed and manufactured to be highly defiant against stains, scratching, mold and weathering. This stone is absolute for high traffic and high usage areas.
Quartzite is exceptionally suitable for many applications such as kitchen counter tops, bathroom vanities, shower stalls, table tops and fireplaces.
Quartzite surfaces are easily cleaned with luke warm water and a mild detergent. Beware, as quartzite may be permanently damaged by extended lengthened contact with strong chemicals. Direct exposure to sunlight could result in color change and deformation.
Onyx deals with the first class natural materials which consist of marble, limestone and granite.
Evident in home décor and renovations, onyx is renowned for its sculptured edgings, unique colorful patterns and flowing contours, as it reflects the sheer elegance of Italian ethnicity and design.
This aged like stone, often opaque, has quickly grown to be one of the most valued and admired interior finishes in the design industry.
Onyx is practical for vanity tops, bar tops, floors walls and backsplashes.
This distinctive beauty is characterized by its translucence, and can be backlit for striking dramatic effects.
Onyx must be sealed and maintained with warm water, mild liquid soap and a soft cloth to wipe down.
Taking Care of Your Quartz Surface CaesarStone quartz surfaces blend modern sophistication and timeless luxury with unbeatable strength and durability. The ever-lasting finish requires only simple and routine care to maintain its good looks. To clean CaesarStone, we recommend using warm water and a mild detergent or quality spray and wipe type cleaner in order to enjoy enduring beauty and unmatched performance for years to come.
Minimal Maintenance Virtually maintenance-free, CaesarStone’s hard, non-porous surfaces require no sealing to renew the luster and are simple to clean. In most cases, soap and water or a mild detergent is enough to keep your CaesarStone countertop looking like new. If necessary, use a non-abrasive soft soap along with a non-scratch or delicate scrub pad. Afterwards, thoroughly rinse with clean water to remove residue.
Stubborn Stains or Dried Spills If needed, apply a non-abrasive household cleaners (a non-abrasive cleaner will not dull the surface shine) and rinse to remove residue. To remove adhered material such as food, gum, nail polish or even dried paint, first scrape away excess material with a plastic putty knife and then use a damp cloth to remove any marks or residual dirt. For extra-stubborn stains, a no-scratch Scotch-Brite® pad is recommended along with the non-abrasive cleaner Heat Tolerance CaesarStone is more heat resistant than other stone surfaces including most granite, marble and limestone; and is not affected by temperatures lower than 150°C (300°F). However, like all stone material, CaesarStone can be damaged by sudden and rapid temperature changes. Therefore, we suggest that hot pots and pans never be directly placed on the surface. We also recommend a hot pad or trivet be placed on the surface under cooking units such as electric frying pans, crock pots, or roaster ovens.
Scratch Resistant CaesarStone is a highly scratch resistant surface; however avoid abuse of the surface by refraining from using sharp objects such as sharp knives or screw drivers directly onto the surface.
Cleaning Agents to Avoid Its important to be aware that like any other surface, CaesarStone can be permanently damaged if exposed to strong chemicals and solvents that can damage its physical properties. Never clean your CaesarStone surface with products that contain Trichlorethane or Methylene chloride, such as paint removers or strippers. Avoid the use of highly aggressive cleaning agents such as oven/grill cleaners and dishwasher polishing agents that have high alkaline/pH levels (pH 8.5 or higher). Products containing oils or powders may leave a residue and should be rinsed off thoroughly. Should your surface accidentally be exposed to any of these damaging products, rinse immediately with clean water to neutralize the effect.