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How to Restore Sheen Silestone

Silestone is a man-made material manufactured by mixing quartz stone with a binding resin then usually dying it a specific color. It also has a germ protection agent built in to the actual material making it safer for cooking and serving food. Silestone does not stain and with a minimum of care it can always look new.

A microfiber towel or cloth will help restore your Silestone counters.

Silestone is a man-made material manufactured by mixing quartz stone with a binding resin then usually dying it a specific color. It also has a germ protection agent built in to the actual material making it safer for cooking and serving food. Silestone does not stain and with a minimum of care it can always look new. After a while, even the best Silestone counters and work surfaces lose a bit of the high luster for which they are valued. You can restore this luster and with proper care your Silestone counters will last the life of your house.

  1. Remove all items on the surface you wish to shine. Wash the area with a sponge and mild liquid soap and water.

  2. Rinse the soap completely and look to see if any stubborn marks or oil residue did not come off in the initial wash.

  3. Spray those areas with an all-purpose cleaner and rub with the non-metal scrubbing back of the sponge until the mark comes off.

  4. Dry the cleaned areas with micro fiber cloths and allow to dry completely for about two hours.

  5. Shake the multi-purpose furniture spray vigorously. Spray a light coat of the furniture spray on the clean surfaces and allow to dry.

  6. Tip

    Use trivets or other heat-proof object to put hot items on.

    Warning

    Do not use chemicals for drain clearing near the Silestone.

Warning

  • Do not use chemicals for drain clearing near the Silestone.

About the Author

Based in New Hope, Penn., Sherry Feder has been writing computer-related articles since 1987. Her work has appeared in “Inc.” and “Business 2.0” magazines and online at Wired. Feder received the John Goldenberg Award in 2006. She holds a Bachelor of Science in management information systems from the University of Central Florida.