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Care and maintenance

Care and maintenance 1


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CARE AND MAINTENANCE

The non-porous surfaces of our sinks allow a quick cleaning using a normal liquid detergent and a simple action with a soft cloth or sponge. The sink will always look fresh, clean and hygienic. We recommend regular daily cleaning to instantly remove stains from food residues and halos caused by limescale.

Care and Maintenance 2

EXTRAORDINARY CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Care and Maintenance 3

- LIGHT-COLOURED SINKSFor organic or other particularly stubborn stains, it is advisable to leave a solution of biological detergent or bleach diluted in warm water on the bottom of the sink for about 8 hours (it is advisable to do this at night). In the morning, rinse with lukewarm water and a microfibre cloth. If the stains persist, repeat the operation several times.

- DARK COLOURED SINKSFor organic or other particularly stubborn stains, it is advisable to leave a solution of dishwasher detergent or bicarbonate well diluted in lukewarm water on the bottom of the sink for about 8 hours (it is advisable to do this at night). In the morning rinse with lukewarm water and a microfibre cloth. If the stains persist, repeat the operation several times.

LIMESCALE

To prevent the formation of limescale stains and halos, we recommend a descaling treatment at least once a week. To remove limescale, which is very visible in dark coloured sinks, we recommend the following procedure:

1) Leave a solution of lukewarm water and normal cooking vinegar or specific descaling products to act on the bottom of the basin for a few hours.
2) Use a non-abrasive sponge to remove limescale and dirt completely.
3) Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water and dry thoroughly with a microfibre cloth.

WARNINGS AND PRACTICAL ADVICE

- Avoid placing hot pans or other hot objects exceeding 300 °C / 572 °F (WARNING! The bottom of a pot just removed from the heat reaches temperatures of over 600 °C.). Pots or very hot objects must absolutely be placed on suitable trivets (made of wood, rubber, etc.).

- Avoid excessive thermal shocks caused by the simultaneous action of very hot and very cold objects.

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- Do not cut or chop food directly on the sink; it is advisable to use an iroko wood or polyethylene chopping board that can be purchased in combination with the sink.

- Do not use aggressive detergents and liquids, abrasive and highly alkaline substances, acids. Do not pour alcohol, petrol, trichloroethylene, acetone and solvents in general into the sink, as they can irreparably damage the chemical structure of the sink.

- Do not remove dirt or stains with steel or abrasive sponges. They may damage the surface.

- Avoid accidental impacts from heavy or sharp objects that could damage the sink surface.

CLEANING PRODUCTS

From today Plados-Telma proposes a line of detergents specifically designed for the care of sinks in composite material. BRILLIANT is a detergent for daily use, EXTRACARE is a descaling detergent for the most stubborn dirt.

 

BRILLIANT

BRILLCARE is a water-based detergent, formulated with vegetable-derived materials that are quickly biodegradable and ECOLABEL certified. It is ideal for the daily cleaning of Plados-Telma sinks and all washable surfaces in the kitchen. The formulation gives an excellent detergency with a simple application; BRILLCARE respects the surfaces and does not leave halos.

Primary qualities:
- Good degreasing power
- Leaves a pleasant scent
- Ecofriendly

Fields of use:
Cleaning of composite sinks and washable kitchen surfaces

EXTRACARE

EXTRACARE is a water-based detergent for extraordinary cleaning. Active against the most stubborn dirt, it has been studied not to damage the gloss of sinks made of composite material. Thanks to its dense formulation, it is also suitable for vertical application. Due to its characteristics, the product dries very slowly, allowing the active agents contained in the mixture to react for as long as possible. It is very easy to apply and does not leave halos.

Primary qualities:
- Easy application also in vertical position
- Gentle on acid-sensitive materials
- Active against stubborn dirt

Fields of use:
Cleaning of composite sinks and washable kitchen surfaces

WHITE EARTH

TERRA BIANCA is a paste detergent, antibacterial and non-abrasive that polishes and protects all surfaces, even the most delicate ones. The package contains a double sponge, with a soft side (white) and an abrasive side (blue). Cleans and degreases kitchen surfaces, including the sink, with a pleasant lemon fragrance.

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