My new kitchen is the envy of all my friends thanks
Thanks for the service, it was fast and efficient, something your competitors are lacking, so in essence they are no competition at all!
— Mr Blake
How to care for your new kitchen
Once you have had your new kitchen installed you will want to ensure you look after it to keep it looking and working as good as new throughout its life. Obviously it is almost impossible to give advice on every eventuality, but here are a few tips to keep your cabinets and worktops looking great:
- Do not boil a kettle under wall units
- Don't leave work surfaces wet especially near worktop joints
- Laminate door fronts and interiors can easily be cleaned with usual domestic liquid cleaning agents as long as they are non-abrasive.
- Solid wood and veneered surfaces are best cleaned using a damp (not wet) cloth and dry using paper towel. for stubborn marks a small amount of washing up liquid in the water can be used.
- Painted and lacquered surfaces should be treated as real wood and so not polish under any circumstances.
- Avoid physical damage to worktops, particularly near joints between sections of worktops.
- Laminate worktops should be cleaned using damp cloth and mild detergent or non-abrasive cleaner diluted in warm water. Do not use abrasive scourers or creams.
- Granite & quartz worktops are the most commonly used and is one of the most durable work surfaces, general day to day cleaning with warm soapy water should be sufficient to keep at their best. Do not use abrasive cleaners. Granite and quartz are highly resistant to heat and stains but care should be taken with pans and dishes that come straight out of the oven and wipe away spillages promptly. Exposure to strong chemicals and solvents over time could damage the properties of quartz in particular.
- Corian worktops are not heat resistant and care should be taken with hot objects. Care also needed to avoid scratching the work surface and avoid spilling strong chemicals and solvents. For general cleaning warm soapy water should be sufficient for more stubborn stains Corian recommend "Barkeepers Friend".