打扫Quartz Countertops Is a Breeze—Here's How to Do It, According to the Pros

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Design:Emily Henderson; Photo: Sara Tramp

Move over, marble: we're all aboutquartz countertops这些天。一种人造材料,通常由石英片或灰尘和树脂制成,它在形式和功能之间达到了完美的平衡。

石英台面是无孔的,这意味着它们足够耐用,可以防止污渍和细菌积聚。而且,由于石英台面有多种颜色和纹理样式可供选择,您一定会选择适合您的浴室或厨房。但是,仅仅因为石英台面stain-resistantdoesn't mean you can forgo a regular cleaning session. Just like everything else in your home, they deserve some TLC.

Want to know how to clean quartz countertops? We tapped two cleaning services to share their expert tips.

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How to Clean Quartz Countertops With Cleaning Spray

如果你想在每周的清洁过程中照顾好你的石英台面,喷几次多用途的溶液就可以产生奇迹。然而,你要确保你对你的公式中的内容格外勤奋。

"It’s best to stay away from aggressive cleaners that are highly acidic or alkaline," Madeleine Ross, a cleaning expert at专业清洁伦敦,解释道这可能会对石英造成不可逆转的损坏。”

When cleaning your quartz countertops, Ross recommends staying away from drain cleaners, dishwasher rinsing products, or formulas that contain trichloroethane or methylene chloride. So, what can you use? To err on the side of caution, consider busting out your non-toxic cleaning supplies.

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How to Clean Grease from Quartz Countertops

油渍是不可避免的,尤其是因为现在很多人在厨房待的时间要长得多。幸运的是,去除油脂比你想象的要容易得多。

罗斯说:“如果你想清除石英台面上的油渍或油污,只需涂上脱脂清洁剂,准备好后用湿微纤维布冲洗干净即可。”。

Though you can always use a cleaning spray for extra oomph, it's important to do your research—and rinse it off thoroughly.

"When you set out to buy such a degreasing agent make sure that it is specially designed for cleaning quartz and doesn’t contain any bleach," Dean Davies, a cleaning specialist atFantastic Cleaners, adds.

Once you’ve bought the right detergent, Davies says you should spray it over the countertop and let it sit for a few minutes. When the time is up, use a wet microfiber cloth to rinse it off.

如何清洁石英台面上的食物颗粒

Whether you were overseeing multiple pots and pans at once or simply missed a spot, you might encounter some dried sauce blobs or sticky food particles that require some extra elbow grease. According to Davies, "dried gunk" can easily be removed with a putty knife.

"They're lightweight and will in no way damage your top," he explains.

Scrape off pesky particles with a putty knife and remove any remnants of the mess with warm water and. microfiber cloth. But, if your stubborn spills won't budge, Davies recommends breaking out the caramel. Yes, you read that correctly.

戴维斯解释说,由于焦糖具有粘性,它有助于去除难以去除的污渍。他建议把它敷在污渍上,让它静置20分钟左右,然后用湿布把它和污渍一起擦掉。

清洁完石英台面后,继续做一道美味的甜点。原来,你的甜食是finally支付股息。

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How to Maintain Quartz Countertops

Unless you created aTop Chef-style mess in the kitchen—or accidentally spilled your favorite serum all over your bathroom— you probably won't have to deep-clean your quartz countertops on a regular. Instead, it's all about keeping your quartz in tip-top condition.

Fortunately, a little soap and water is a low-maintenance way to do so. In fact, Davies recommends you use this unstoppable duo whenever you use the counter.

"Take a clean bucket and fill it with warm water and a dash of dish soap," he says. "Mix the two well together. Then take your microfiber cloth, dip it in the mixture and use it to gently yet firmly wipe the surface of your quartz countertop."

石英台面可能因其耐用性而被人们所熟知和喜爱,但它们并非坚不可摧。为了让你的台面不刮花,切产品时一定要用砧板。”“避免把火锅和平底锅放在石英台面上,”罗斯补充道始终使用保护垫或三角架。”

If you maintain your quartz counters, you can spend less time cleaning them and more time admiring your gorgeous setup.

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