Scalea Natural Stone care and maintenance

Scalea worktops are made from beautiful natural stone that can withstand the rigours of daily wear and tear in a kitchen. However, due to their natural porosity, they require more care than non-porous worktops.

Fortunately, maintaining Scalea is a straightforward task. Refer to the advice below to ensure your worktop remains in impeccable condition.

Scalea cleaning instructions

General cleaning
To clean Scalea, apply a neutral soap to the surface and wipe in a circular motion with a damp microfibre sponge. Leave it for two minutes before wiping it with another cloth to remove the soap, then dry it with kitchen towel.

Removing aggressive stains
Scalea worktops are made from natural stones with a porous surface. So, to avoid stains, wipe up spills immediately before they dry. If a spillage does dry, remove it with a cleaner suitable for the type of stain. For example:

  • Oil: use very dilute acid or diluted vinegar
  • Fats: use baking powder and warm water
  • Coffee and ink: use diluted detergents
  • Paint: use acetone and plenty of water
  • Bitumen: use paint thinner and plenty of water

Do not use aggressive cleaners

Avoid bleach, ammonia and anti-limescale cleaners, as they can damage the worktop surface. If they come into contact with your worktop, rinse them away immediately with water. Naturally occurring acids in foods and juices also have the same impact, so please clean immediately.

Caring for Scalea worktops

Heat exposure
Scalea is temperature-resistant, so you can place hot pans directly onto the surface without causing damage.

Using sharp knives
Scalea is hard and scratch-resistant, but our advice with all worktops is to always cut on a chopping board.