Cultured marbleIn most Bathrooms the key element of tying all of the bathrooms colors (Flooring, Toilets, Tubs, and Cabinets) together is the vanity top.  One of the most common tops that you will find is the cultured marble top because it can mimic both granite and marble.  One of the most common problems that home owners run into with cultured marble top is discoloration.  Discolorations can be caused by a variety of factors:

  1. Abrasive scouring pads can dull the gel coat finish
  2. Harsh chemicals such as bleach or Ammonia because they can cause instant discoloration
  3. Nail polish removers can cause permanent damage

The best advice that many manufactures will give you in regards to cleaning your top is to use hot soapy water partnered with soft cloth or sponge.  If you follow this up with a treatment of high grade auto-motive paste wax, you will preserve the luster by building a barrier against dirt.  Very simple steps to maintain lasting beauty in your cultured marble vanity top.