A quartz countertop is a great addition to your home’s kitchen or bathroom. Wear and tear over time may result in a chip or crack even though quartz countertops are very tough. We would like to give you some pointers in fixing the occasional chip or crack. The experts at A&S Granite and Marble have great expectations in the quality of their own work. The aesthetic of your home is our main focus and we aim to provide the best quality installation of granite, marble, and quartz countertops.
A quartz countertop is sleek, long lasting, and timeless. While it is usually scratch, heat, and stain resistant, there are times when you may discover a chip. It does not happen typically, but you may find a chip in your quartz countertop. However, there is a simple way to fix it without needing to replace the whole piece. Prior to deciding to do it on your own, examine the guarantee to ensure that this service isn’t currently offered you. If not, here are a couple of products that you will require, in addition to step-by-step guidelines that can assist to direct you through the procedure with ease.
First – Clean the Area
Begin by cleaning the entire counter. Start by spraying the surface area thoroughly with an ammonia-based cleaner covering every section. Utilize a tidy fabric to wipe up the spray. Make certain to get all the dirt and scum off the surface area prior to trying to repair any chips.
Next – Glue the Chip
Apply a small amount of fast-acting glue onto the broken off area. You can utilize a range of different glue brands. Moreover, your local hardware store ought to be able to guide you on the best item to use for your circumstance. Squirt the glue straight into the chip, then utilize a little paint brush to spread it uniformly around and cover the afflicted area. While doing this, keep the glue bottle away from the countertop to avoid glue from leaking on the counter, which will require to be eliminated and might cause damage to the counter’s surface area.
Last – Using a Razor to Remove Excess Glue
Allow the glue to dry within the chip for a minimum of 24 hr before proceeding to the next action. Do not even try to touch the glue. To be on the safe side, you may wish to wait a complete 2 days to guarantee the glue has actually entirely dried. Once it is dry, utilize a razor blade put at an angle to eliminate the excess glue. This requires to be done really carefully and just when using work gloves and safety goggles. Move the blade from side to side and up and down, to slowly chip off excess glue positioned above the filled location. You do not want the chip to be raised up above the remainder of the counter.
Once the chipped area is smooth and glue-free, use a tidy damp rag to rub out any staying bits and pieces of glue. Permit the countertop to dry and check it once again to ensure it is smooth and even. Repeat action 3, if you find it needs to be dealt with further.
Idea: To prevent a chip in the future, think about having your quartz countertop sealed.
Finally, the chips and cracks in your quartz countertop are repairable with just a few simple steps. If you don’t want to do it yourself then let us do it for you. Call the A&S Granite and Marble office in Valrico, FL today at 813-571-1200. You can also use this contact form to send us an email about your next quartz countertop project.