This surface is is a quartz-based compound stone produced using an Italian technology called BRETON.
Çimstone combines natural stone textures with the strength of quartz. It is a hygienic and reliable material.
Çimstone surfaces are manufactured to high specifications and normally contain more than 93% quartz material. These surfaces come with a 10 year limited warranty and are heat resistant.
Çimstone offers a nice selection of colors. In fact, Çimstone is available in the following productions:
Çimstone Care and Maintenance
Since Çimstone is a non-porous material, it is stain resistant. And even though it resists stains, it is not stain-proof. This means that it must be cared for according to the care instructions provided by the company. What is the approved way of caring for Çimstone? Without covering an exhaustive list of care and maintenance rules, There are some basic directions given by the company. One of the guidelines is:
"Avoid using below list of chemicals on Çimstone:
- Alkali products containing active hidroxide (such as drain openers)
- Chlorinated solvents such as trichloroethylene or methylene cloride (like paint thinner or paint strippers)
- Prolonged contact with extremely strong concentrated chemicals must be avoided.
In case of any accidental exposure to any of these damaging products, wipe up material immediately and rinse the surface throughly with plenty of clean water. Repeat if neccessary."
As you can see from the above quote - contrary to what you may have read on the Internet - you must be careful what you use to clean and maintaining your Çimstone surface with.
Another informative guideline about Çimstone is:
"Cleaning agents (general cleaning products sold on the market) with either a neutral or an almost neutral Ph balance should be preferred."
For day-to-day cleaning and maintenance, stain removal, and polishing of quartz surfaces, Lustro Italiano provides a line of products designed for quartz materials.
Quartz Care Products
Lustro Italiano has offered natural stone care products for years. Now, Lustro Italiano provides a line of products to care for your quartz surfaces. You can find our quartz cleaning and care products on this website. We have also written an article that discusses the importance of understanding the various ways of
how to clean quartz.
For removing water stains and lime scale, Lustro Italiano offers a quartz cleaner that is formulated for use on quartz surfaces.*
* We recommend testing all quartz cleaners in an inconspicuous area before using.