Cleaning Granite Countertops
Cleaning granite countertops is easy and you shouldn't be afraid of them.
care of granite countertops
properly one thing you need to do is clean up spills in timely manner, which includes cleaning oil and grease.
Daily cleaning can be done with warm water and a little bit of dish soap.
For best results, use a microfiber cloth
to buff dry. The microfiber cloth will remove streaks and keep your granite countertops looking great.
Using cleaning chemicals like windex may actually be slowly damaging your granite and deteriorating the polish of the granite.
Try a great
granite countertop cleaner
that won't deteriorate your sealer and that cleans with out streaking.
For maintaining the high polish and adding an invisible barrier to help protect your granite countertops from
finger prints and smudge marks, use a
granite countertop polish.
Granite countertop care
isn't hard, as long as you know what not to use.
How to Clean Granite Countertops
Cleaning granite countertops can be done daily and there is no need for expensive "granite cleaners".
If you're not sure how to clean your granite countertops, don't worry, clean them as if they were any other countertop, with
warm water and soap.
If you're using a cleaning product and your are not sure if it can damage your granite counter, do a test first.
What you're looking for is if the cleaner dulls or etches the polished finish. Sometimes it can be a gradual effect and
you might not see it right away, which could lead to a bad situation.
Check out the
granite countertop maintenance/a>
page for more information on maintaining your granite surfaces.
In general, most granites are not sesitive to acids, but that there is always the exception to the rule and that's why you
should always perform a test.
Aggressive cleaners not only can damage your granite, but can also deteriorate any sealer that's been applied
to your granite.
Check out this
granite countertop cleaner
page for all your granite, marble or man made countertops cleaning needs.
If you have a polished granite countertop, try this
granite countertop polish
to help maintain them.
Taking care of granite countertops also entails keeping them sealed with a quality
granite countertop sealer.
Take a look at our
sealing granite countertops
page for more information on sealing granite.
As stated before, after cleaning your granite countertops, dry it with a microfiber cloth to remove any streaks
left by the wet sponge or cloth.
Drying it completely helps because any wet area left to dry, may have dirt left in
it which doesn't evaporate like the water does.
Also, any water on the granite left to evaportate may have calcium in it and thats how hard water
deposits are deposited on the surface.
Really that's all there is to it when it comes to cleaning granite countertops and maintaining your natural
If you do develop stains or have some other issues with your granite countertops, check our our
how to clean granite countertops
page for more information.
When it comes to cleaning granite countertops, learning how to take care of granite countertops or just maintaining natural
stone and tile and grout, we strive to help educate our
customers on the best protection they can have, helping them save time and money in costly restoration costs down the road.
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