Materials

At EMPOLO we take pride in carefully selecting materials to create exquisite products that blend elegance and durability seamlessly. The use of sintered stone, marble quartz, and high-grade solid brass within our collection of vanities, bathroom accessories .faucets, showers, ensuring strength, versatility, and timeless beauty. Sintered stone offers strength and easy maintenance, while marble quartz adds luxury with natural veining. EMPOLO’s solid brass fittings promise durability and aesthetic appeal, complemented by stainless steel frameworks for structural support and solid surface countertops for easy maintenance. With modern colored resin bathtubs adding a contemporary touch, EMPOLO’s commitment to quality and style shines through in the vanities collection, making them a top choice for discerning homeowners and designers.

Taking care of and maintaining bathroom fixtures, accessories, and furniture is crucial for several reasons:
Regular cleaning and maintenance can significantly extend the lifespan of bathroom fixtures, accessories, and furniture. Proper care helps prevent wear and tear, corrosion, and other damage, ensuring they remain functional and aesthetically pleasing for years.

Clean bathroom fixtures and accessories contribute to a hygienic environment. Regular cleaning prevents the buildup of dirt, grime, and bacteria, reducing the risk of infections and promoting a healthier space for occupants.
Well-maintained bathroom fixtures and furniture enhance the overall appearance and aesthetics of the bathroom. Clean surfaces, polished finishes, and well-organized accessories create a welcoming and visually appealing environment.

Regular maintenance ensures that bathroom fixtures and accessories function properly. This includes checking for leaks, addressing any plumbing issues, and ensuring that faucets, showers, and other fixtures operate smoothly. Properly functioning fixtures enhance user experience and convenience.

Neglecting maintenance can lead to damage such as rust, corrosion, or clogged drains. Addressing these issues early through regular cleaning and upkeep can prevent more significant damage that may require costly repairs or replacements.

If you ever plan to sell your property, well-maintained bathroom fixtures and furniture can enhance the resale value. A clean and well-kept bathroom makes a positive impression on potential buyers and adds to the overall appeal of the property.

Proper maintenance promotes sustainability by reducing the need for frequent replacements. It also minimizes water wastage by ensuring that fixtures like faucets and toilets are in good working condition without leaks or inefficiencies.

Quartz

Daily Cleaning
– Wipe the marble countertops with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, spills, and stains.
– Avoid using abrasive cleaners, acidic cleaners (like vinegar or lemon juice), or harsh chemicals that can damage the marble surface.

Stain Removal:
– For stubborn stains, use a mild poultice made of baking soda and water or a specialized marble cleaner recommended by the manufacturer.
– Apply the poultice to the stain, cover it with plastic wrap to prevent drying, and let it sit for 24-48 hours before gently removing and rinsing.

Avoid Heat and Sharp Objects:
– Use trivets or hot pads under hot pans, pots, or dishes to prevent heat damage or thermal shock to the marble surface.
– Avoid cutting directly on the marble countertop; use cutting boards to protect the surface from scratches.

Preventive Maintenance:
– Wipe spills immediately to prevent them from staining or etching the marble surface.
– Use coasters under glasses or bottles to prevent water rings and stains.

Sealing (if applicable):
– Many marble countertops require periodic sealing to protect against stains and etching. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for sealing frequency and products.
– Test the sealant on a small, inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility and effectiveness.

Routine Cleaning:
– Clean the marble countertops regularly with a pH-neutral cleaner specifically designed for marble surfaces.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning to remove any residue.

Avoid Impact and Pressure:
– Avoid dropping heavy objects or applying excessive pressure on the countertop, as it can cause chipping, cracking, or damage to the marble.

Avoid Direct Sunlight and UV Exposure:
– Direct sunlight and UV exposure over time can cause discoloration or fading of marble surfaces. Use window treatments or blinds to minimize exposure.

Polishing (if desired):
– Periodically polish the marble countertops with a marble-specific polishing compound to restore shine and luster.
– Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for polishing frequency and techniques.

By following these recommendations and maintaining proper care for your marble countertops, you can help preserve their beauty, durability, and longevity for years to come.

Marble

Here are some recommendations for caring for and maintaining OF EMPOLO Marble countertops:

Daily Cleaning
– Wipe the marble countertops with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, spills, and stains.
– Avoid using abrasive cleaners, acidic cleaners (like vinegar or lemon juice), or harsh chemicals that can damage the marble surface.

Stain Removal
– For stubborn stains, use a mild poultice made of baking soda and water or a specialized marble cleaner recommended by the manufacturer.
– Apply the poultice to the stain, cover it with plastic wrap to prevent drying, and let it sit for 24-48 hours before gently removing and rinsing.

Avoid Heat and Sharp Objects
– Use trivets or hot pads under hot pans, pots, or dishes to prevent heat damage or thermal shock to the marble surface.
– Avoid cutting directly on the marble countertop; use cutting boards to protect the surface from scratches.

Preventive Maintenance
– Wipe spills immediately to prevent them from staining or etching the marble surface.
– Use coasters under glasses or bottles to prevent water rings and stains.

Sealing (if applicable)
– Many marble countertops require periodic sealing to protect against stains and etching. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for sealing frequency and products.
– Test the sealant on a small, inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility and effectiveness.

Routine Cleaning
– Clean the marble countertops regularly with a pH-neutral cleaner specifically designed for marble surfaces.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning to remove any residue.

Avoid Impact and Pressure:
– Avoid dropping heavy objects or applying excessive pressure on the countertop, as it can cause chipping, cracking, or damage to the marble.

Avoid Direct Sunlight and UV Exposure:**
– Direct sunlight and UV exposure over time can cause discoloration or fading of marble surfaces. Use window treatments or blinds to minimize exposure.

Polishing and Cealing (recommended)
– Periodically polish the marble countertops with a marble-specific polishing compound to restore shine and luster.
– Follow the recommendations for polishing frequency and techniques.

By following these recommendations and maintaining proper care for your marble countertops, you can help preserve their beauty, durability, and longevity for years to come.

Sintered Stone

Sintered stone, is a durable and low-maintenance material used for countertops, flooring, and other surfaces. Here are some recommendations for the care and maintenance of sintered stone surfaces:

Daily Cleaning:
– Wipe the sintered stone surface with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, spills, and stains.
– Avoid using abrasive cleaners, acidic cleaners, or harsh chemicals that can damage the surface.

Stain Removal:
– EMPOLO SINTERED STONES are very compact and resistant impermiable to stains, how ever if any stubborn stain arise on the surface it is recommended to use a non-abrasive cleaner or a specialized sintered stone cleaner.
– Apply the cleaner to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Routine Cleaning
– Clean the sintered stone surface regularly with a pH-neutral cleaner specifically designed for sintered stone surfaces.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning to remove any residue.

By following these recommendations and maintaining proper care for your sintered stone surfaces, you can help preserve their beauty, durability, and longevity for years to come.

Vitreous China

Recommendations for caring for and maintaining vitreous china surfaces, such as vitreous china sinks or toilets:

Daily Cleaning
– Wipe the vitreous china surface with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, grime, and stains.
– Avoid using abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, or harsh chemicals that can scratch or damage the surface.

Stain Removal
– For stubborn stains, use a non-abrasive cleaner or a mixture of baking soda and water to create a paste.
– Apply the paste to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Avoid Harsh Chemicals
– Do not use bleach, ammonia, or acidic cleaners on vitreous china surfaces, as they can damage the glaze and finish.
– Use cleaning products specifically formulated for ceramic or vitreous china materials.

Preventive Maintenance:
– Wipe spills immediately to prevent them from staining or etching the surface.
– Use a soft-bristled brush or toothbrush to clean hard-to-reach areas and corners.

Avoid Impact and Pressure:
– Be cautious with heavy objects or sharp tools around vitreous china surfaces to prevent chipping, cracking, or damage.
– Avoid dropping heavy items into sinks or onto toilet bowls.

Routine Cleaning:
– Clean the vitreous china surface regularly with a mild bathroom cleaner or vinegar solution diluted with water.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning to remove any residue.

Avoid Abrasive Materials:
– Use soft cloths, sponges, or microfiber towels for cleaning to avoid scratching the surface.
– Avoid using abrasive pads, steel wool, or harsh scrubbing tools.

Maintain Grout and Sealant:
– If your vitreous china sink is installed with grout or sealant, ensure it is in good condition and repair any cracks or gaps to prevent water damage.

Avoid Hard Water Deposits:
– Regularly clean and remove hard water deposits or mineral buildup using a non-abrasive cleaner or vinegar solution.
– Use a water softener if you have hard water to reduce mineral deposits.

By following these recommendations and practicing proper care for your vitreous china surfaces, you can help maintain their appearance, durability, and longevity for years to come.

Stainless Steel

Caring for and maintaining stainless steel surfaces, such as stainless steel frames,lfurniture legs ,sinks, appliances, or countertops, involves a combination of regular cleaning, preventive maintenance, and avoiding harsh chemicals or abrasive materials. Here are some recommendations:

Daily Cleaning
– Wipe the stainless steel surface with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, fingerprints, and grime.
– Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft towel to prevent water spots or streaks.

Avoid Harsh Cleaners
– Do not use abrasive cleaners, bleach, ammonia, or harsh chemicals on stainless steel surfaces, as they can damage the finish.
– Use cleaning products specifically formulated for stainless steel or mild household cleaners.

Direction of Cleaning
– Wipe in the direction of the stainless steel grain (if visible) to avoid scratching or damaging the surface.
– Use gentle circular motions for stubborn stains or marks, and avoid scrubbing too aggressively.
Stain Removal
– For stubborn stains or water spots, use a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner or a paste of baking soda and water.
– Apply the cleaner or paste to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Preventive Maintenance
– Use a stainless steel polish or protective spray to maintain shine and protect against fingerprints, smudges, and minor scratches.
– Apply the polish or spray according to the manufacturer’s instructions, and buff with a soft cloth for a glossy finish.

Avoid Scratches and Dents
– Be cautious with sharp objects or abrasive materials that can scratch or dent the stainless steel surface.
– Use cutting boards and trivets under hot pans or dishes to prevent scratching or heat damage.

Routine Maintenance:
– Regularly clean and maintain stainless steel surfaces to prevent buildup of dirt, grease, or grime.
– Perform routine inspections for any signs of damage, corrosion, or discoloration, and address them promptly.

Avoid Contact with Chlorides
– Avoid prolonged contact with chlorides (found in certain cleaners, salts, or chemicals), as they can cause pitting or corrosion on stainless steel surfaces.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after using any cleaning products containing chlorides.

By following these recommendations and practicing proper care for your stainless steel surfaces, you can help maintain their appearance, durability, and longevity for years to come.

pVD coating

Caring for and maintaining PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) coated surfaces, such as PVD-coated faucets, shower enclosures, or other fixtures, requires gentle cleaning methods to preserve the finish and durability of the coating. Here are some recommendations for caring for PVD coated surfaces:

Regular Cleaning
– Wipe the PVD coated surface with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove dirt, fingerprints, and grime.
– Avoid using abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, or harsh chemicals that can scratch or damage the PVD coating.

Avoid Harsh Cleaners
– Do not use acidic cleaners, bleach, ammonia, or abrasive cleaning agents on PVD coated surfaces, as they can damage the finish.
– Use cleaning products specifically formulated for delicate surfaces or PVD coatings.

3Direction of Cleaning:
– Wipe in the direction of the PVD coating grain (if visible) to avoid scratching or damaging the surface.
– Use gentle circular motions for stubborn stains or marks, and avoid excessive scrubbing.

Avoid Abrasive Materials
– Use soft cloths, microfiber towels, or non-abrasive sponges for cleaning to prevent scratching or dulling the PVD coating.
– Avoid using steel wool, abrasive pads, or harsh scrubbing tools.

Stain Removal
– For stubborn stains or water spots, use a mild non-abrasive cleaner or a mixture of mild soap and water.
– Apply the cleaner to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Preventive Maintenance:
– Use a PVD coating protector or sealant recommended by the manufacturer to maintain shine and protect against fingerprints, smudges, and minor scratches.
– Apply the protector or sealant according to the manufacturer’s instructions, and buff with a soft cloth for a glossy finish.

Avoid Impact and Pressure
– Be cautious with sharp objects, heavy items, or abrasive materials that can scratch, dent, or damage the PVD coating.
– Use protective pads or mats under heavy objects to prevent direct contact with the coated surface.

Routine Maintenance
– Regularly clean and maintain PVD coated surfaces to prevent buildup of dirt, grease, or grime.
– Perform routine inspections for any signs of damage, wear, or discoloration, and address them promptly.

By following these recommendations and using gentle cleaning methods, you can help preserve the appearance, durability, and longevity of PVD coated surfaces for years to come.

EM-Solid Surface

Caring for and maintaining of EM-SOLID SURFACE wash basins, countertops, bathtubs, and shower trays involves regular cleaning and preventive maintenance to preserve their appearance and durability. Here are some recommendations for caring for solid surface surfaces:

Daily Cleaning
– Wipe the solid surface with a soft cloth or sponge and mild soapy water to remove daily dirt, grime, and stains.
– Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft towel to prevent water spots or streaks.

Avoid Harsh Cleaners
– Do not use abrasive cleaners, bleach, ammonia, or harsh chemicals on solid surface surfaces, as they can damage the finish.
– Use cleaning products specifically formulated for solid surface materials or mild household cleaners.

Direction of Cleaning:
– Wipe in the direction of the solid surface grain (if visible) to avoid scratching or damaging the surface.
– Use gentle circular motions for stubborn stains or marks, and avoid scrubbing too aggressively.

Stain Removal
– For stubborn stains or water spots, use a non-abrasive cleaner or a mixture of baking soda and water.
– Apply the cleaner to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Preventive Maintenance
– Use coasters or mats under toiletries, bottles, or hot items to prevent scratches, stains, or heat damage.
– Avoid placing sharp objects directly on the solid surface to prevent scratches or dents.

Avoid Impact and Pressure
– Be cautious with heavy objects or sharp tools around solid surface surfaces to prevent chipping, cracking, or damage.
– Use cutting boards and trivets under hot pans or dishes to protect the surface from heat damage.

Routine Maintenance
– Clean the solid surface regularly with a mild bathroom cleaner or vinegar solution diluted with water.
– Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning to remove any residue.

Avoid Direct Sunlight and UV Exposure
– Direct sunlight and UV exposure over time can cause discoloration or fading of solid surface surfaces. Use window treatments or blinds to minimize exposure.

By following these recommendations and practicing proper care for your solid surface surfaces, you can help maintain their appearance, durability, and longevity for years to come.

Aluminium

For aluminum profile shower enclosures and frames, here are some general care and maintenance recommendations:

Regular Cleaning
Clean the aluminum frames regularly using a mild detergent or soap and water solution. Avoid abrasive cleaners or solvents that can damage the finish.

Avoid Harsh Chemicals
Do not use harsh chemicals, bleach, or ammonia-based cleaners on aluminum, as they can cause discoloration or corrosion.

Soft Cloth or Sponge
Use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe down the aluminum surfaces. Avoid using abrasive scrubbers or steel wool, as they can scratch the finish.

Dry Thoroughly
After cleaning, dry the aluminum frames thoroughly with a soft cloth to prevent water spots or mineral deposits.

Silicone Sealant Maintenance
Check and maintain the silicone sealant around the glass panels and joints periodically. Replace any damaged or worn-out sealant to prevent water leaks.

Avoid Impact
Avoid hitting or banging the aluminum frames, as this can cause dents or damage to the finish.

Protective Coating
Consider applying a protective coating specifically designed for aluminum surfaces to help maintain the finish and protect against corrosion.

Ventilation:
Ensure proper ventilation in the bathroom to reduce moisture buildup, which can contribute to corrosion over time.

Avoid Direct Sunlight
If possible, avoid direct sunlight exposure to aluminum frames, as prolonged exposure can fade the finish.

By following these care and maintenance tips, you can keep your aluminum profile shower enclosures and frames looking clean, shiny, and in good condition for longer.

Brass

For brass items, including fixtures like faucets, handles, and other bathroom accessories, here are some care and maintenance recommendations:

Regular Cleaning

Clean brass regularly using a mild soap or detergent and warm water solution. Use a soft cloth or sponge to gently wipe the surface.

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In all cases the following applies:

Avoid Abrasives
Do not use abrasive cleaners, harsh chemicals, or scouring pads on brass, as they can scratch or damage the finish.

Brass Cleaner
Use a specialized brass cleaner for tougher stains or tarnish. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully and test the cleaner on a small, inconspicuous area first.

Dry Thoroughly
After cleaning, dry the brass thoroughly with a soft cloth to prevent water spots and mineral deposits.

Polishing
Periodically polish brass items using a brass polish or a mixture of equal parts vinegar and flour. Apply the polish with a soft cloth, then buff to a shine.

6Protective Coating
Consider applying a protective coating if your shower ,faucet does notr have any ( such as a clear lacquer or wax) to help prevent tarnishing and maintain the finish.

Avoid Moisture
Keep brass items dry and avoid prolonged exposure to moisture, as it can lead to tarnishing and corrosion.

Avoid Direct Sunlight
Minimize direct sunlight exposure to brass items, as it can cause the finish to fade or change over time.

Regular Maintenance
Check brass fixtures regularly for any signs of damage, loose parts, or corrosion. Address any issues promptly to prevent further damage.

By following these care and maintenance tips, you can keep your brass items looking beautiful and maintain their quality for years to come.

Acrylic

Recommendations for caring for and maintaining acrylic bathtubs:

Regular Cleaning
– Use a mild, non-abrasive cleaner specifically designed for acrylic surfaces.
– Avoid harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, and scouring pads that can scratch or damage the acrylic.
– Rinse the bathtub thoroughly after each use to remove soap residue and prevent buildup.

Avoid Scratches and Abrasions
– Use soft cloths, sponges, or microfiber towels for cleaning to avoid scratching the surface.
– Do not use abrasive cleaning tools like steel wool or abrasive pads.
– Be careful with sharp objects or metal accessories that can scratch the acrylic surface.

Stain Removal:
– For stubborn stains, use a mild solution of white vinegar and water or a specialized acrylic cleaner.
– Apply the cleaner or vinegar solution to the stain, let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently scrub with a soft cloth or sponge.

Preventive Measures
– Use a bath mat or nonslip stickers to prevent slipping and reduce the risk of scratches from items placed in the tub.
– Avoid placing hot objects directly on the acrylic surface to prevent damage.
– Use a gentle, non-abrasive polish or wax designed for acrylic surfaces to maintain shine and protect against minor scratches.

Avoid Harsh Chemicals
– Do not use bleach, ammonia, or abrasive cleaners on acrylic surfaces, as they can damage the finish.
– Check cleaning product labels to ensure they are safe for acrylic materials.

Routine Maintenance
– Inspect the bathtub regularly for any cracks, chips, or damage. Repair minor damage promptly to prevent further issues.
– Keep the bathtub dry when not in use to prevent water spots and mold growth.

By following these recommendations, you can help keep your acrylic bathtub clean, shiny, and in good condition for years to come.

cOLOREM resin

For COLOREM resin bathtubs and washbasins, which are typically made of high-quality resin materials, here are some care and maintenance recommendations:

Regular Cleaning
Clean the COLOREM resin surfaces regularly with a mild soap or detergent and warm water solution. Use a soft cloth or sponge to gently wipe the surface and remove any dirt or soap residue.

Avoid Abrasives
Do not use abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, or harsh chemicals on COLOREM resin surfaces, as they can scratch or damage the finish.

Non-Abrasive Cleaners
Use non-abrasive cleaners specifically designed for resin surfaces if needed. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for best results.

Avoid Staining Substances
Avoid contact with staining substances such as hair dyes, nail polish, strong acids, or bleach. If accidental spills occur, clean them immediately to prevent staining.

Avoid Sharp Objects
Avoid using sharp or pointed objects directly on the resin surface, as they can cause scratches or damage.

void High TemperaturesDo not expose COLOREM resin surfaces to extreme temperatures or hot items, as this can cause damage or distortion.

Protective Mats
Use protective mats or trays for placing items like toiletries, bottles, or cosmetics on the resin surfaces to prevent scratching or staining.

Rinse Thoroughly
After cleaning, rinse the resin surfaces thoroughly with clean water to remove any remaining cleaning solution.

Dry Completely
Always dry the COLOREM resin surfaces completely after cleaning to prevent water spots or mineral deposits.

Regular Inspection
Regularly inspect the resin surfaces for any signs of damage, such as cracks, chips, or discoloration. Address any issues promptly to prevent further damage.

By following these care and maintenance tips, you can help preserve the beauty and durability of your COLOREM resin bathtubs and washbasins for long-lasting enjoyment.

HPL laminate

HPL (High-Pressure Laminate) surface plywood vanities, which are known for their durability and resistance to moisture, here are some care and maintenance recommendations:

Regular Cleaning
Clean the HPL surface plywood vanities regularly with a mild soap or detergent and warm water solution. Use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe down the surface and remove any dirt or residue.

Non-Abrasive Cleaners
Use non-abrasive cleaners specifically designed for laminate surfaces if needed. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for best results.

Avoid Staining Substances
Avoid contact with staining substances such as hair dyes, nail polish, strong acids, or bleach. If spills occur, clean them immediately to prevent staining.

Protective Mats
Use protective mats or trays for placing items like toiletries, bottles, or cosmetics on the HPL surfaces to prevent scratching or staining.

Avoid Excessive Moisture
While HPL is moisture-resistant, avoid prolonged exposure to standing water or excessive moisture, as it can cause damage over time.

Avoid High Temperature Do not place hot items directly on the HPL surface, as this can cause damage or discoloration. Use trivets or hot pads to protect the surface from heat.

Rinse Thoroughly
After cleaning, rinse the HPL surfaces thoroughly with clean water to remove any remaining cleaning solution.

Dry Completely
Always dry the HPL surfaces completely after cleaning to prevent water spots or streaks.

Regular Inspection
Regularly inspect the HPL surface plywood vanities for any signs of damage, such as chips, scratches, or delamination. Address any issues promptly to prevent further damage.

By following these care and maintenance tips, you can help prolong the life and appearance of your HPL surface plywood vanities, keeping them looking great for years to come.

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