✓ Use a damp cloth, with a mild detergent.
✓ Rinse the surface with clean water, and dry with a soft cloth.
|Stain or mark||Cleaning method|
|Dried food||Apply a recommended cleaner and allow to soak for a few minutes. Clean with a damp sponge, cloth or brush.|
|Ink||Use methylated spirits on a clean cloth or paper towel. Meths can dissolve paint, so do not let it come into contact with painted surfaces.|
|Rust||Soak with lemon juice or vinegar.|
|Pencil marks||Rub with a wet rag.|
✓ Ajax Spray & Wipe
✓ Mr Muscle Surface & Glass
✓ Wipe off spills as soon as possible.
✓ Place and lift objects to minimise scratching. Never drag or slide them across the surface of your benchtop.
✓ Use a cutting board.
✓ Use a trivet or hot pads when placing appliances or pots straight from the oven/stove directly onto your benchtop.
✗ Don’t clean with dirty washing-up water, as it can leave an oily film.
✗ Do not flood your benchtop with water, especially near seams, as water can penetrate the substrate and cause it to swell.
✗ Avoid abrasive pads and scouring powders or cleaners. These can dull or scratch the surface.
✗ Never use cleaners containing acid, alkali or sodium hypochlorite, such as:
✗ Do not use furniture polish. Silicone wax may build up, discolouring your benchtop and leaving smear marks that are hard to remove.