Clean only with mild soapy detergent, such as dish soap. Furniture wax can be used to provide a thin protective film while providing an attractive luster.
The following are things that can damage or adversely affect the appearance of your countertops:
Abrasive cleaners - including those advertised as soft.
Acid or Alkaline cleaners - The may etch or corrode the surface of your countertop.
Excessive Heat - Temperatures above 275 degrees Fahrenheit can damage the surface of your countertop. Temperatures above 140 degrees Fahrenheit may cause glue to fail, causing delamination.
Sharp or rough objects can cut or scratch decorative surfaces.
Heavy impacts can cause cracks or gouges.