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Old 07-08-2015, 05:39 AM
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We have a chocolate brown Silestone counter on a kitchen island, and have tried just about every granite/quartz cleaner we can find, but they all cause either streaking or a milky appearance...

Any recommendations on a product to leave a mirror-like luster on the counter-top (this is my wife asking by the way ).....

Also, would it be OK to use a buffer and perhaps a glazing compound on the counter-top to bring back the finish, or would that be too harsh? I don't know if they put a sealer on quartz in the same way they do granite, so I don't want to ruin it....It was a very expensive, special order color...

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Old 07-08-2015, 05:40 AM
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Pledge.

That's all you need.

My pop uses a light cleaner wax sometimes followed by carnuba. Seems overkill to me. I have always used lemon Pledge.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:29 AM
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I would be really careful before putting any oil type cleaner on a surface like that. I would call a shop that specializes in quartz specifically and ask. That is why i like granite, easy to maintain. I seal it once a year and done.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:33 AM
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Pledge is approved for use by both granite and quartz.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:43 AM
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I have engineered quartz (I think it is caeserstone) and I'll put just about anything on it.

Unfortunately mine is white, so I can't relate to the streaks, but my normal cleaning is windex and/or one of the bleach sprays. (the latter was recommended for stains)

My IMPRESSION is that there is no sealer on it and that it's a-ok to polish etc.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:49 AM
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Replace it with granite
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