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How to solve the cracking of artificial stone countertops

by:KingKonree     2021-05-02

   Artificial stone countertops can be customized according to the needs of customers, so they are welcomed by people. However, artificial stone countertops are synthetic countertops and are not as hard as natural stone countertops, so you need to pay more attention to maintenance and cleaning. What if the artificial stone countertops crack?

  What is an artificial stone countertop?

   Artificial stone cabinet countertop: It is a mineral-filled polymer composite material (referred to as solid surface material or solid board, commonly known as artificial stone). The surface of the artificial stone cabinet countertop has no pores, and it has strong high temperature resistance, stain resistance, acid and alkali resistance, corrosion resistance and abrasion resistance, so that bacteria have nowhere to breed. It is extremely easy to repair burn marks and burn marks. It is the most hygienic and easy-to-clean material. It has strong plasticity and can be spliced u200bu200bseamlessly.

   artificial stone countertops usually refer to artificial stone solid surface material countertops, artificial stone countertops and artificial stone quartz countertops. In terms of beauty, durability and elegance, artificial stone solid surface material countertops are the best, followed by artificial stone countertops, and then artificial stone quartz countertops. Artificial stone solid surface material countertops are usually used in high-end luxury shopping malls such as Taikoo Hui in Guangzhou. Others can be deduced by analogy.

  Artificial stone countertop cleaning method

  General stain cleaning: artificial stone is a synthetic entity without pores The dense material has strong stain resistance, so most stains do not pose a big threat to artificial stone. Daily cleaning and maintenance are all that is required. For example, when there are water stains or large stains on the artificial stone countertop, you can wipe it off with a damp cloth and detergent or soapy water.

   artificial stone countertops cracks need to be repaired in time

   countertops found fractures need to be repaired in time, don’t drag it for a long time. If water flows down from the cracks to the cabinet board or the backing board, prolonged soaking will make the cabinet partially rot and breed germs or insects.

  Find out the reasons for cracking of artificial stone countertops

When repairing the cracks of artificial stone countertops, it is necessary to find out the reasons for the cracking to avoid the same problem from recurring. The common causes of cracking of artificial stone countertops are the following situations, taking kitchen cabinets as an example.

   Cracking due to uneven force:

   If the countertop is installed without reinforcement pads, and the cutting position is just on the part without the pads. Therefore, this is more like cutting vegetables hanging in the air. If the hardness of the artificial stone countertop is not high enough, cracks will form in the purely stressed parts after a long time. Therefore, it is necessary to protect the stressed area of u200bu200bthe countertop before restoration.

Cracking caused by    backing board problem:

   Countertop cracking may also be caused by the pad strips and backing board problems under the countertop, such as poor backing board material, water seepage or water leakage in the sink, pad In this case, the board will definitely expand, which will cause the countertop to crack; in addition, there are cases where the entire board is not cushioned under the countertop, or the cushion strips are unevenly cushioned and cause cracking. In this case, it is necessary to reinforce the backing plate and the cabinet body before repairing the countertop.

  Improper opening causes cracking:

  Whether it is a sink or a stovetop hole, its surroundings should be curved , After opening the hole, a backing plate should be added around the hole to increase the bearing capacity, otherwise it is easy to cause the table top to crack.

   Countertop cracking repair method

   The regular repair method is to first select the same color material, cut into fine seams according to the size of the crack, and glue it to the crack at the end. Perform overall polishing. The repair of cracked countertops requires high craftsmanship and requires an experienced master to repair it.

   After reading the problem mentioned in the above article, I believe you should have a solution to the cracking problem of the artificial stone countertop. Hope to bring help to your life.

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