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The advantages and disadvantages of kitchen artificial stone countertops and daily maintenance methods
The kitchen artificial stone countertop is one of the more mainstream countertops. It has many advantages and characteristics, but at the same time, we must know some of its shortcomings so that we can better maintain it.
Introduction to kitchen artificial stone countertops
Whether it is acrylic stone or quartz stone, the material composition determines the quality, not quartz Stone is better than artificial stone. Just like acrylic stone, the quartz stone market is also mixed. Users should compare the ingredients of manufacturers and products as much as possible when choosing stone.
In fact, quartz stone also belongs to artificial stone. Artificial stone belongs to a large category, which are all artificial stones made by equipment. But people are accustomed to call ordinary calcium powder board or aluminum powder board, composite acrylic and other stone as artificial stone, and divide the quartz stone.
Generally speaking, there are five categories of artificial stone, ordinary slabs, crystal jade slabs, aluminum powder slabs, composite acrylic slabs, pure acrylic slabs, and quartz slabs. Home improvement stone countertops generally include artificial stone and natural stone. Since natural stone contains mineral heavy metal radiation, it is best used in open indoor or outdoor, such as hotel bank lobby or square.
Advantages of kitchen artificial stone countertops
1. Artificial stone is made of natural resin glue and aluminum hydroxide. Non-toxic organic filler plus color masterbatch and other materials, easy to shape, seamless splicing, secondary repair, renovation, environmental protection. The modern kitchen elements are used incisively and vividly in this way, making people involuntarily intoxicated in romance and dreams.
2. The plump countertop shape not only meets the needs and convenience of users, but also hopes to bring joy to users. The typical romantic style shows the rich imagination and creativity of the design. The countertop has an integrated arc, with various shapes and beautiful appearance.
3. The artificial stone countertop has the characteristics of toughness, no joints, high temperature resistance, acid and alkali resistance. The combination of arc cabinets with a large arc top plate and a large table surface shows its unique design characteristics.
Disadvantages of kitchen artificial stone countertops
Artificial stone countertops are slightly harder. If you do not pay attention when placing utensils, or drag pots directly on the countertop, it will leave scratches after a long time. mark. Long-term overheating of pots and utensils will also make the countertop lose its luster. If a dark liquid (such as soy sauce, vinegar, etc.) is spilled on the countertop and it is not cleaned in time, the stain will seep into the countertop and it will be difficult to wipe off. When placing heavy objects on the countertop, if the force is uneven, it may cause cracks on the countertop. When cutting vegetables, especially meat, if the cutting board used is too small, it will also cause excessive local stress. In addition, if the countertop is made of wood, you should also pay attention to moisture-proof. One side of the wooden strip absorbs water and expands, which will also cause uneven force on the countertop and cause cracks.
Maintenance of artificial stone countertops in the kitchen
Artificial stone countertops are easy to repair. After scratches or stains have penetrated, you can Just ask dedicated maintenance personnel to polish and polish, or you can use dedicated water sandpaper to polish. When there is a crack, it is generally glued with stone first, and then sanded.
In order to avoid the trouble of repairing, always pay attention to maintenance. When placing the tableware, handle it gently, without dragging, and put the heat insulation pad; keep the countertop clean at all times, wipe off the dirt with a damp cloth in time, and then Wipe the countertop with a dry cloth to prevent stains from penetrating into the countertop. It is best to place a gasket under the liquid seasoning bottle to prevent the remaining liquid on the bottle from corroding the countertop; place heavy objects evenly and do not cut vegetables directly on the countertop. And use a suitable chopping board, pay attention to moisture and polish and wax regularly.
Only when the advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone countertops are fully considered, can we purchase and maintain artificial stone countertops more reasonably, so as to Let it serve us better, and be beautiful and beautiful for a long time.