Caring for your Cabinets

Caring for your Cabinets

Your choice of Import Cabinet & Granite Inc.. for your new kitchen is a wise decision and a reflection of your good taste. With proper care, your Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. will deliver years of beauty, enjoyment and convenience. Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. are constructed of quality materials and finished with superior coatings. They have undergone rigorous testing prior to shipping. This is your assurance that Import Cabinet & Granite Inc.will maintain their attractive finish and structural soundness throughout years of normal everyday use.

As with any product constructed of wood, a few moments of care and a little common sense can go a long way in keeping your new cabinets looking their best. Here are a few simple suggestions to make your cabinet care easier.

  • Clean cabinets as needed with a mild detergent or with soap and water (use sparingly) and dry well using a lint-free cloth for both washing and drying.
  • Wipe up spills, splatters and water spots as they occur, keeping cabinets and countertop surfaces dry.
  • Give special attention to areas near the sink and dishwasher that come in contact with moisture.
  • Use cleaners and polishes designed for wood cabinets and clean all surfaces as needed.

Cabinetry Care Kit

Contains all the materials required to repair nicks, scratches and to keep your Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. looking like new!

Touch Up Marker

Used to re-stain small scratches (One-step application – stain only)

Putty Stick

Used to fill nail holes, minor nicks and dents

Stopping Problems Before They Occur

Do not use abrasive cleaners, scouring pads or powdered cleaners.

These materials may penetrate the cabinet finish allowing moisture to enter and cause deterioration.

  • Do not use aerosol sprays containing silicones or paste waxes.
  • Do not leave wet cloths on or near cabinets.
  • Do not allow oven cleaners or other caustic cleaners to touch the cabinets.
  • Follow instructions carefully for self-cleaning ovens and other kitchen appliances around cabinets.

Remedies For Common Kitchen Accidents

Most problems can be prevented by wiping up any spills as soon as they occur. Follow these first aid suggestions for common household accidents. When removing a spot, begin at the outer edge and work toward the middle to prevent the spot from spreading.

Food Spots/Water Spots

Clean cabinets as needed with a mild detergent or with soap and water (use sparingly) and dry well using a lint-free cloth for both washing and drying. Use cleaners and polishes designed for wood cabinets and clean all surfaces as needed.

Greasy Spots

Rub grease, lipstick, crayon or oil with a damp cloth. Use cleaners and polishes designed for wood cabinets and clean all surfaces as needed.

Chewing Gum/Candle Wax

Apply a plastic bag filled with ice on top of the deposit until it is brittle enough to crumble off. Use cleaners and polishes designed for wood cabinets and clean all surfaces as needed.

Nicks/Dents

Most nicks and dents can be repaired with the Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. Care Kit.

Scratches/Cigarette Burns

Most common scratches or burns can be repaired with an Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. Care Kit. Rub the area with fine sandpaper until you have removed the scratch or burn. Re-stain with Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. color matched Touch-up Stain and apply a light coat of Import Cabinet & Granite Inc. Clear Sealer Finish. Use cleaners and polishes designed for wood cabinets and clean all surfaces as needed.

Always treat your cabinets as you would fine furniture.

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