Dupont Certified Granite FAQ

Granite Countertops FAQ Cont.

Frequently Asked Questions About Granite Certified By DuPont. (Continued)


What are the DO's and DON'Ts of Granite?

DO use DuPont™ Granite & Marble Sealer to protect your stone.
DO clean up spills immediately to minimize damage to your stone.
DO use trivets or mats under hot dishes and cookware.
DO use place mats under china, ceramics, silver and other objects that can scratch your stone's surface.
DO use coasters under glasses, especially if they contain alcohol or citrus juices.
DO clean surfaces regularly with DuPont™ Granite & Marble Kitchen Countertop Cleaner.
DO call our DuPont Care Center for assistance.
DON'T wait to clean up spills on stone.
DON'T use cleaners that contain acid such as bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub cleaners.
DON'T use vinegar, bleach, ammonia or other general-purpose cleaners.
DON'T use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or soft cleansers.
DON'T use alkaline cleaners not specifically formulated for stone.
Where can Granite Certified by DuPont be purchased?

What is the difference between Corian and Zodiaq and Granite Certified by DuPont?

Unlike laminates and solid-surface materials, a hot frying pan has little if no effect on granite's mirror-like finish. The hardness of granite makes it almost impervious to abrasions, stains, and extreme heat. However, if easy maintenance and pattern consistency are most important to you, consider Corian  and Zodiaq as alternative products for your kitchen.

Are there samples available for Granite, Certified by DuPont?

Paper samples are available for initial coordinating with cabinet choices but the sample may vary from your actual countertop. The paper samples can be picked up from your local Lowe's Home Improvement store.

Is there a Warranty for Granite, Certified by DuPont?

Yes. For residential applications, there is a 10-year, limited installed warranty against defects during installation. As well as a 1-year Stain Warranty.  Click here for Granite Certified by DuPont Warranty.
Can I purchase Granite, Certified by DuPont for the bathroom or other rooms in my home?

Granite, Certified by DuPont is available for most any inside horizontal application including kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, furniture tops, bar tops, thresholds, windowsills, etc.  Total minimum purchase quantity is 25 sq. ft.



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