Long-term care and maintenance guide for new surfaces in your home
Congratulations! You’ve just remodeled your home.
You took the time to dream big and find the right company for the job. You endured the remodeling process and have finally made it to the other side. Now it’s time to enjoy your new home—and the lifestyle your newly remodeled space provides!
But what does it take to keep everything looking and operating like new?
Surface maintenance is critical after a remodeling project. Your new surfaces need constant TLC, whether it’s the granite in the kitchen, marble in the bathroom, hardwood in the family room, or anything in between. Maintenance is key to longevity.
We’ve put drawn on decades of experience to put together all the advice you need. Take a look and learn how to how to best maintain the different surfaces in your home.
Kitchen Granite, Bathroom Marble, Limestone, or Travertine Tiles
- Weekly: Use Stonetech professional daily revitalizer: A daily cleaner for natural stone surfaces that destroys mold and mildew. Use daily to clean entire granite and backsplash travertine. This product can be purchased at any local Stone suppliers or at Euro Builders.
- Every 15 years: Professionally cleaned and resealed with Dry-Treat sealer or BulletProof.
Bathroom Marble, Limestone, or Travertine Tiles
- Daily: Use handheld sprayer to rinse off any soap scum after shower use, wipe off any wet areas with a squeegee: do the same on the glass enclosure.
- Weekly: Use Stonetech professional Revitalizer cleaner and protector on the entire travertine tile surface, spray the tiles really good and use a soft brush to scrub well, rinse the surfaces and dry with towels.
- Every 15 years: Have all-natural stone tiles professionally and chemically cleaned and resealed with Dry-Treat impregnating sealer.
- Daily: Sweep well, use Stonetech cleaner or dishwashing liquid with warm water.
- Every 15 years: Have all-natural stone tiles professionally cleaned and resealed with Dry-Treat impregnating Sealer.
- Weekly: Sweep all areas really well.
- Monthly or bi-weekly: Use a damp cloth with water and one cap full of vinegar and gently wipe the floor down.
- Weekly: Use any chemical over the counter to clean: No need to run jets with Clorox because the hose is tilted to have all the water drain after use.
Vanity Plumbing Fixtures:
- Weekly: Gently wipe down with a damp cloth. No chemicals are needed to get the faucets cleaned.
The key to longevity in the items in your home is regular maintenance and care. Like anything in life you want to flourish, your home is a continual investment of your time and attention. In our experience, even these small levels of maintenance pay huge dividends over time.
Have any questions about how to best care and maintain surfaces in your home? We’re always here to help. Don’t hesitate to reach out!
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