Cleaning All Finishes
Most dirt & residue
Use soapy water, ammonia based cleaner (not window cleaner), rinse and wipe completely dry
. Commercially available solid surface cleaners, such as Clean EnCounters® will also work well.
Preventing hard water marks
Rinse and wipe completely dry
after cleaning; clean up spills before they dry.
Removing hard water marks
Use a cleaner formulated for removing hard water marks such as CLR or Lime-A-Way.
Spray residue with Deep Cleaner for DuPont Corian® from Stone Care
International. Follow instructions on the bottle. Wash area with soapy
water, rinse and wipe completely dry
. If residue persists, follow steps below for removing dulling film.
Occasionally, wipe surface with diluted household bleach (1 part water/1 part bleach). Rinse top thoroughly with water and wipe completely dry
Preventing Heat Damage
While Corian® is heat resistant, as with all countertop materials,
it is important to minimize direct heat exposure to protect your
surface and investment.
DO NOT PLACE HOT POTS, PANS, ETC. DIRECTLY ON THE COUNTERTOP SURFACE.
Always use heat trivets or hot pads when placing hot objects on any
surface. Always use a trivet under portable heat generating appliances
such as a toaster oven. Allow cookware to cool before placing it into a
Preventing Other Damage
In most cases Corian® can be repaired if damaged. Be sure to follow
these guidelines to help you prevent any permanent damage to your
Removing fine scratches or a blotchy appearance
- Avoid getting strong chemicals, such as paint removers, oven
cleaners, etc., on your Corian® countertop. If a spill does occur,
promptly flush the surface with water to fully rinse off the chemical.
- Do not cut directly on Corian® countertops. Use a cutting board.
- Boiling water alone will not damage your Corian® sink, however it
is a recommended practice to run cold water from the faucet while
pouring boiling water into the sink.
You may notice that the surface of your countertop begins to look
blotchy. Typically, this is caused by leaving hard water to dry on the
surface which will leave a film of minerals. To remove this film:
Your new Corian® installation entitles you
to certain quality assurance standards as provided in this Residential
Limited Warranty. To obtain information and service under this
warranty, contact the source from whom you purchased your DuPont™
Corian® installation or DuPont at www.Corian.com or call 1-800-426-7426.
- Pour some mild abrasive liquid cleanser, such as Soft Scrub®, on a
damp sponge or cloth and rub over area using small circular motions,
from the front to the back, then side to side, overlapping the circles
until the entire area has been cleaned.
- Thoroughly rinse the top with clean water and WIPE SURFACE COMPLETELY DRY.
- Check to see if blotchiness is gone. If not, repeat procedure applying more pressure on the sponge or rag.
- Continue over all affected areas until all film is removed.