Can you put hot pots on quartz counters?
Besides, what temperature can quartz countertops withstand?
Similarly, what countertops can you put hot pans on? The only countertop materials that you can safely set hot pots and pans on are Soapstone and sintered surfaces; in fact, they are recommended as countertop materials for that purpose. Setting hot items directly on quartz or granite may not damage them immediately, but they could eventually crack due to thermal shock.
Considering this, how do you protect quartz countertops from heat?
Use Trivets and Hot Pads. When you are cooking, do not place hot pots and pans right on your counter. Instead, put them on trivets and hot pads. Both use a treatment, which is why they can resist higher temperatures than your quartz countertop.
What should you not use on quartz countertops?
Preventing Countertop Damage
- Use hot pads or trivets for pans, crockpots, and electric skillets.
- Avoid using knives directly on Quartz countertops.
- Avoid cleaning with highly acidic or alkaline cleaners, such as nail polish remover, turpentine, oven cleaner, bleach, drain cleaners, dishwasher rinsing agents, etc.