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How to Clean a Solid-Surface Vanity

A solid-surface vanity top is made of a composite resin, designed to be durable and resistant to stains. The shirts typically come with a seamless bowl from the same solid-surface material, which aids cleaning, but a bowl of a different material may also be attached and that will create a seam. Cleaning generally requires mild soap or perhaps only water; a mild abrasive comes in handy for tougher stains. Wiping up spills as they occur helps keep the vanity stain-free. Solid-surface vanities can defy somewhat abrasive cleaners as well, so there is no scratching or scratching the end away. Consult the maintenance section of the company’s manual for your particular vanity as recommended cleaners may vary by model or brand.

Water-Based Care

Wiping the vanity clean each day with a moist sponge or cloth eliminates errant toothpaste or soap splatter that might be more difficult to clean if left to dry. Wipe dry after every cleaning or as water spills and splashes occur to help prevent water spots.

Mild Soap Maintenance

Mildly soapy water cleans a vanity-top surface that is subject to basic everyday use. Fill a clean sink or sink with warm water and a spray or two of dish soap, then wiping the vanity top down together with the sudsy water. Apply a spray of soap directly onto a sponge or cloth for harder spots such as spilled toothpaste. A cleaner designed especially for solid-surface countertops and vanity tops might be used in place of sterile water. In every case, wipe the vanity again with a sponge or cloth dipped in water to wash the soap, then dry the surface thoroughly.

Stubborn Spot Care

For obstinate, dried-on materials such as hardened dried or toothpaste mouthwash, a moist scrub sponge removes the debris. A somewhat abrasive liquid or powder-based cleaner may be used as well. Rinse the sponge or cloth and wipe the area down again after using abrasives, then dry the vanity completely.

Stain and Scratch Control

Harsh chemical substances such as drain openers may stain a solid-surface vanity top; in the same manner, the material might be deeply scraped by a razor blade or sharp thing. Removing a stain or scratch necessitates an abrasive such as a plastic-scrub pad or a 120-grit sandpaper, followed closely by 200-grit sandpaper. Slight circular motions help remove the damage. A countertop or plastic polish constructed for man-made surfaces helps reestablish the finish.

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