A Guide to Keeping Sparkling Surfaces

At Bedrock Quartz, we understand the value of quality countertops for your home. As a family-owned business serving Utah for nearly 50 years, we take pride in offering high-quality quartz, granite, and marble countertops in our showrooms located in West Jordan, Layton, Pleasant Grove, Spanish Fork, Murray, and St. George. To ensure your countertops remain beautiful and pristine for years to come, we’ve put together this comprehensive care guide.

General Cleaning Tips

Proper cleaning is essential to maintain the beauty and longevity of your countertops. Follow these general cleaning tips:

1. Daily Wipe Down: Wipe your countertops with a soft, damp cloth or sponge after each use to remove any spills, crumbs, or debris.

2. Avoid Harsh Cleaners: Avoid using harsh chemicals, acidic solutions, or abrasive cleaners as they can damage the surface and strip away the sealant.

3. Use Mild Soap: For regular cleaning, use a mild dish soap mixed with warm water. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry to prevent water spots.

4. Blot Spills Immediately: If you spill liquids, especially acidic ones like citrus juice or vinegar, blot them immediately to avoid potential staining.

Countertop-Specific Care

Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are durable and low-maintenance, but they still require proper care:

1. Avoid Heat: Quartz can handle moderate heat, but it’s best to use trivets or hot pads to protect the surface from extreme temperatures.

2. Use Cutting Boards: While quartz is scratch-resistant, it’s always wise to use cutting boards and avoid direct cutting on the surface.

3. Prevent Chemical Damage: Keep nail polish removers, paint thinners, and similar chemicals away from the countertops, as they may cause discoloration.

Granite Countertops

Granite countertops are known for their natural beauty and durability, but they need specific care:

1. Seal Regularly: Granite countertops require periodic sealing to maintain their stain resistance. Check with our experts for the recommended frequency.

2. Avoid Weight on Edges: Be cautious with heavy objects near the edges, as excessive weight could cause chipping or cracking.

3. Use pH-Balanced Cleaners: Choose pH-balanced or granite-specific cleaners to maintain the natural shine of your granite countertops.

Marble Countertops

Marble countertops are elegant and timeless, but they are more delicate and require special attention:

1. Seal Frequently: Marble is more porous than other stones, so it’s crucial to apply a high-quality sealer regularly.

2. Use Coasters and Trivets: Prevent acidic beverages and hot pans from directly touching the marble surface by using coasters and trivets.

3. Be Gentle with Cleaning: Use a soft cloth or a sponge with a mild, pH-balanced cleaner to avoid scratching the marble.

Preventive Measures

1. Use Cutting Boards and Trivets: Protect your countertops from scratches and heat by using cutting boards and trivets.

2. Avoid Impact: Avoid dropping heavy objects or slamming items on the countertops to prevent chipping or cracking.

3. Resealing: Keep an eye on the sealant and reseal your countertops as recommended to maintain their protective layer.


At Bedrock Quartz, we want your countertops to remain stunning for years to come. By following these care tips and regularly maintaining your quartz, granite, or marble countertops, you can enjoy their beauty and functionality for generations. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to visit our showrooms or contact our experts in West Jordan, Layton, Pleasant Grove, Spanish Fork, Murray, or St. George, Utah. Happy countertop caring!


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