Stone furniture is a synonym of elegance, majesty and beauty. They are extremely eye-catching in perfectly designed residential or hotel interiors.
Tables with stone table top made of e.g. granite or quartzite also look particularly remarkable.
Careful maintenance of stone furniture is vital in order to expose and maintain their natural beauty.
How to maintain the stone table top?
Contrary to what you might expect, the maintenance of a stone table top is not complicated nor time-consuming. Table tops made of quartzite are very easy to clean. Their surface, in particular the one with polished finishing, does not retain dirt. The similar case is with the granite that has smooth surface and features an incredible resistance to abrasion. The use of these raw materials in the furniture industry is a huge comfort for the users. The maintenance of stone table top becomes simple for them and does not entail huge expenditures.
Maintenance of granite table top
Granite in the furniture industry is used mainly in production of table tops. This raw material takes different colours: with various shades of grey, to almost black and sometimes even white, whitish-pink, red or green. This material is perfect for grinding, it is hard and stable.
In order to ensure a proper maintenance, use special cleaning materials or preservatives. One of them is an impregnant deepening the natural stone colour. This preparation does not make the surface shine. Its purpose is to refresh the natural colour and structure of the stone. It impregnates and facilitates the maintenance of the granite table top. An impregnant for natural stones that will ensure a long-term protection against fats, oils and water stains will be equally effective.
Maintenance of quartzite table top
Quartzite is a compacted rock with a dominant sandy component - fine sand grain size quartz. Its binder is recrystallised silica. It is a stone made in 95% of natural raw materials.
The maintenance of quartzite table is not complicated, since this raw material is incredibly resistant to stains and scratches. The surface of the table top is anti-bacterial and, what is more important, it does not retain smells. The quartzite stone is resistant to high temperature, scratches, cuts and all chemicals.
Natural quartzite takes among others light grey, grey-blue, yellow-red or brown colour.
To the maintenance of quartzite table top, we recommend the use of concentrate for cleaning and maintenance of natural stones. It is a preparation for cleaning and maintenance based on top-quality natural soap. Mildly alkaline. It may be used regularly, both inside and outside of the rooms. You may also use both preparations described in the section of granite maintenance: the impregnant deepening the natural colour of the stone and the impregnant for natural stones.
Maintenance of stone table top - simple measures, incredible effect
As you can see, the maintenance of stone table top does not require a lot of work. Natural proprieties of the stones such as: resistance, durability, lack of smell absorption or the fact that they do not retain stains make the maintenance works a lot easier.
Thanks to that, the stone furniture will certainly turn out to be an accurate investment and their elegant appearance will feast the eyes of the next generation for many years to come.