With proper care, you stone benchtop will look good and last a long time.
Some things that may statin your benchtop are:
- Red wine
- Pasta sauce
- Tandoori paste
- Permanent markers
- Detergents containing alkali, acid, metallic salts and/or other strong substances can actually attack the surface of natural stone and are not to be used
- Nail polish remover, bleach, permanent markers or inks, and oil soaps
- Do not use vinegar or acidic substances to clean marble or limestone
- Do not clean any stone with thinners or mineral turpentine
To ensure that these types of things do not leave a stain, get on top of it straight away and wipe the top.
Note: this is not an exclusive list of items that can stain reconstituted and natural stone. Stains caused by cooking, cleaning and other products could potentially void the warranty.