Print and Review the Avonite Care and Maintenance Guidelines
A sponge, soap and water will clean most stains. For more stubborn stains use a green Scotch Brite pad and an abrasive cleanser. Periodically go over the entire matte surface with a dry green Scotch Brite pad to return the original finish.
To remove scratches, start sanding with 240 grit paper and then clean with an abrasive cleanser and a green Scotch Brite pad.
Use the Matte Finish cleaning and scratch removal procedures above. To keep sink color bright, clean occasionally with liquid bleach and water. Fill the sink 1/4 full with water, add 1 to 2 cups of bleach, wipe the sides of the sink and let stand for 15 minutes. Then drain the sink and rinse.
Soap and water will clean most stains. For stubborn stains use a white Scotch Brite pad and a non-abrasive cleanser, such as Soft Scrub.
To remove scratches, start by sanding with 400 grit paper followed by 600 grit paper. Then clean the area with Soft Scrub and a white Scotch Brite pad. You may choose to spray a light coat of Protect All to enhance the luster.
Soap and water will remove most stains. Use a polishing compound like 3M Perfect-It and a soft cloth to remove more stubborn stains.
To remove scratches from a high gloss finish, start sanding with 400 grit paper. The surface must then be machine polished back to its original finish. Advise customer to contact the AVONITE Surfaces Fabricator if they do not own or have access to this equipment.
Always use a hot pad or trivet under hot pots or heat producing appliances.
Always use a cutting board.
Never stand on your counters.
Avoid harsh chemicals such as drain cleaners and paint removers.
For high gloss counters place felt protectors on the bottom of pottery or other hard objects.
Avoid sliding hard objects across these glossy surfaces.
Always run cool water when pouring boiling water into Avonite Surfaces sinks.