Care & Cleaning
A soft microfiber cloth dampened with warm water is usually sufficient to clean your cabinets. If a more thorough cleaning is required, you may use a fresh solution of dishwashing liquid mixed with warm water.
After cleaning with a damp cloth, dry immediately using another clean and dry micro fiber cloth.
Splatters & spills
Prolonged exposure to spills, such as food, water, oil or grease splatters and other liquids can cause permanent discolouration or damage to your cabinets. To ensure the prolonged durability of all our products, we recommend regular general cleaning.
Use a clean, soft, lint-free microfiber cloth for regular dusting. Packaged dusting sheets are not required or recommended. Do not use pre-moistened dusting sheets or aerosol products made for dusting.
Waxing & polishing
Waxing is not required or recommended. Over time, waxing and polishing compounds may build up on the surface of your cabinets and cause a hazy, streaky or yellowed appearance which is very difficult to remove.
Extra care is required when cleaning glass. Spray an ammonia-free glass cleaner on a clean, soft, lint-free micro fiber cloth or paper towel. Do not spray cleaner directly on the glass as the cleaner could seep behind the window dividers and cause damage.
Reducing painted decolouration
Over time, the painted surface can be a bit off color due to oxidation. Take some thick mixture of baking soda and water and gently rub it into the decolored area, this should help to remove some of the paint oxidation safely.
Clean the countertop with warm water and a few drops of dish washing detergent or antibacterial detergent using a soft cloth. Rinse the surface thoroughly with clean water and dry with a soft cloth.
Use care and precaution when placing hot pots or pans and acidic base fluids on your granite countertop. Hot cooking pots will not damage the granite surface, however you should avoid leaving hot pots and pans sitting on the counter for long periods of time. Always use a trivet or mat under hot surface. Use drink coasters and wipe away any spills immediately to prevent stains on the stone.
More on cleaning
Products to avoid
Be sure to avoid the following cleaning products as they may cause damage to your cabinetry:
- Harsh detergents, strong soaps, abrasive cleaning products such as tub and sink cleansers, scouring powder/pads, steel wool or self polishing waxes.
- Sponges or dish cloths. They may contain food or oil residue, remnants of harsh cleaning solutions or particles that could scratch your cabinets.
- Solvent-based or petroleum-based products such as mineral spirits, nail polish removers or paint thinners.
- Ammonia or cleaning products that contain ammonia.
- Bleach or cleaning products that include bleach.
- Silicone based cleaning, wax or polish products.
1. Moisture is the worst enemy for all wood. Be sure to wipe away any excess moisture or liquid immediately.
2. Try to avoid direct sunlight as much as possible in order to avoid discolouration.
3. Countertops should be protected against heat as well as wet or coloured objects to avoid staining. Always protect the surface when using sharp tools.
4. Do not use generic glass cleaners like bleach, glass, acidic cleaners or degreasers on the countertop surface.
For granite countertops, annual re-sealing is a good idea, not all stone countertops require a seal but may benefit from a quality sealer product. Select a penetrating sealer for natural stone. Only use products specifically designed for natural stone, and ideally for granite specifically. Re-sealing every year will ensure that your stone countertops are well protected and will be more resistant. It is a must for marble, travertine and limestone.