Composite Granite Sinks

Composite Granite Sink Care Guide

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Care & Maintenance

Everyday cleaning

Clean your sink after each use, with a soft cloth, warm water, and liquid detergent e.g. BrillCare or liquid Ajax.

Dry your sink with a dry, soft absorbent cloth after each use. This prevents the buildup of mineral deposits on the sink surface.

Remove all stains as soon as possible, using hot water and a non-abrasive cleaner.

Do not use abrasive cleaners, abrasive scrub pads and aggressive chemicals. These can scratch the sink surface, making it susceptible to stains.

CAUTION! Do not pour alcohol, gasoline, trichloroacetic acid or any solvents into the sink. These can react with the structure of the sink and damage it beyond repair.

Removing food and stains

Organic stains e.g. tea, coffee, fruit juice, wine:

Fill the sink with a highly diluted organic cleaner such as bleach and leave overnight. Rinse with warm water and a soft cloth.

Specialist stains e.g. ink, oil-based stains or paint:

Use a cloth dampened with methylated spirits. Meths can dissolve paint, so do not let it come into contact with painted surfaces.

Lines caused by pots or cutlery:

Rub with a cloth or sponge and liquid detergent.

Mineral buildup e.g. limescale, white residue:

Cover the bottom of the sink with a mixture of white vinegar and water and soak for a few hours. Then rub the bottom of the sink vigorously with the stiff side of a sponge, and rinse thoroughly with water.

Preventing heat damage

Don't place pots, pans or other hot objects straight from the oven/stove directly onto the surface of the sink.

Don't put very hot and very cold objects on the sink at the same time, as this can cause thermal shock.

Preventing scratches and chips

Use a bowl protector or dish basket when washing cutlery, pots and pans, and other metal cooking equipment, to guard against scratching.

Don't use the sink as a cutting surface.

Don't drop heavy or pointed objects onto the sink surface.