Kitchen Countertop Edges & Care Tips
Edging adds a wonderful dimension to stone tops and amplifies their natural beauty. Depending upon which edge profile is selected, there may be an additional cost incurred. We include 2cm standard edges in all estimates. In addition to the edge details showcased above, we can do custom one-of-a-kind edge profiles upon request. Speak to one of our representatives about this information.
How are the edges of the granite finished?
Using the specific diamond router bit, the edges are cut. The edges are then polished using eight different diamond polishing discs. A variety of edge treatments are available, including Straight, Bullnose, Half-Bullnose, Demi are just to name a few.
Natural Stone Care Do’s & Do not’s
Do use coasters under glasses, especially if they contain alcohol or citrus juices.
Do use mats under hot dishes or cookware.
Do use place mats under china, ceramics, silver or other objects that may scratch your stone’s surface.
Do place a small rug or mat at entryways to trap dirt and sand from normal foot traffic.
Do dust countertops, islands, vanities and floors frequently.
Do blot up spills immediately to minimize permanent damage to the stone.
Do clean surfaces by wiping with clean water or spraying with StoneTech Professional Revitalizer cleaner, then wiping dry with a clean cloth.
Do not use vinegar, bleach, ammonia or other general-purpose cleaners.
Do not use cleaners that contain acid such as bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub and tile cleaners.
Do not use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or soft cleansers.
Do not use alkaline cleaners, not specifically formulated for natural stone