The Onyx Collection is a popular brand of stone-look solid surface products that are used in kitchens, bathrooms and other areas of the home. These products are durable, easy to clean and come in a variety of colors and patterns, making them a popular choice for many homeowners.
One of the most important things to keep in mind when cleaning Onyx surfaces is to avoid using abrasive or harsh cleaning products. Abrasive products can scratch the surface of the Onyx, dulling its appearance and potentially leaving permanent marks. Instead, it’s recommended to use a mild, pH-neutral cleaner. A simple solution of soap and water is usually all that’s needed to clean most Onyx surfaces.
For more stubborn stains, such as grease or grime, a commercial cleaner specifically designed for solid surface materials can be used. There are a number of products available on the market that are formulated specifically for use on Onyx surfaces. Look for a cleaner that is non-abrasive and pH-neutral, and always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for use.
It’s also important to avoid using any cleaning products that contain bleach or ammonia, as these chemicals can damage the Onyx and cause discoloration. If you need to remove a tough stain, it’s best to try a different cleaner or contact a professional for advice.
In addition to avoiding harsh cleaning products, it’s important to also avoid using abrasive sponges or cloths when cleaning Onyx surfaces. A soft, non-abrasive cloth is recommended, as this will help to prevent scratching. When wiping down Onyx, it’s best to use a gentle, circular motion and avoid using excessive pressure.
In general, it’s also a good idea to avoid exposing your Onyx surfaces to extreme heat, as this can cause warping or cracking. If you need to place a hot pot or pan on the Onyx, it’s best to use a trivet or hot pad to protect the surface.
Regular cleaning and maintenance are essential to keep your Onyx Collection surfaces looking their best. Wipe down your Onyx surfaces on a regular basis with a mild, pH-neutral cleaner to remove any dirt or grime that has accumulated. This will help to keep your surfaces looking shiny and new.
To protect your Onyx Collection surfaces against scratches, it’s a good idea to avoid cutting or chopping directly on the surface. Use a cutting board instead to preserve the appearance of your Onyx.
If you spill anything on your Onyx surfaces, clean it up immediately to prevent staining. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or tools, and instead use a soft cloth and a mild, pH-neutral cleaner to remove the spill.
If your Onyx surfaces are exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time, it’s a good idea to use window coverings or blinds to protect the surfaces from UV light which can cause discoloration and fade the stone over time.
If your Onyx surfaces are in high-traffic areas or are exposed to moisture, it’s a good idea to have them sealed on a regular basis. Sealing will help to protect your Onyx surfaces against staining and moisture damage and will keep your surfaces looking great for years to come.
To protect your Onyx surfaces against scratches and water damage, it’s important to use coasters under glasses and other items that could potentially cause damage. Coasters will help to preserve the appearance of your Onyx and prevent damage from occurring.
With proper care, your Onyx surfaces will look beautiful and last for years to come. SMC Construction installs Onyx products; Call 763-400-0251 for more info.