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Granite Countertops Care                   


Granite countertops  are a super tough stone that is formed from volcanic magma. Granite countertops have earned a reputation as a great building stone. They rangesin color, but are known for how beautiful they are,  expecially as a countertop.

Granite countertops are beautiful. Each piece is like a unique work of art. Because granite countertops  are available in so many colors, homeowneres have many options to chooose from. Granite countertops are also very durable and resists heat. This makes it great for kneading dough, making roll out cookies, and other tasks that need a cool countertop.


To keep granite countertops clean, use a microfiber cloth to dust off countertop surfaces. Wipe down the granite countertops daily and as needed using water. Once a week wipe down with a damp cloth and a stone cleaner formulated with a neutral pH. Never use harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners. They can scratch, pit, and etch the surface of the stone.


Sealing your granite countertops with quality impregnating sealer will prevent most spills from damaging your investment. We recommend to seal the granite once or twice a year.

STAIN-PROOF Original™ - the world leading, permanent   impregnating sealer            A 15 YEAR PERFORMANCE WARRANTY is offered for the treated surface when product is applied by an Accredited Applicator following our written instructions and surface is maintained regularly using our written recommended maintenance system. Spills should still be cleaned up immediately to minimize absorption. Unique impregnating sealer technology. Specially engineered molecules penetrate much deeper, and bond permanently inside the sealed material. Lasts many times longer than other sealers and provides unparalelled protection Permanent sealer designed for indoor or outdoor use. Protects against water and oil-based staining Repels graffiti. Protects from salt attack and freeze thaw damage. Ideal as a wall, counter-top, facade or floor sealer. Engineered for sealing natural stone, paving, tiles, grout and concrete. Sealed areas keep their original appearance, become easier to clean. No special cleaners are required. Standard non-acidic cleaning chemicals will not harm the sealer. STAIN-PROOF Original™ even stands up to commercial cleaning techniques such as high pressure hosing. Maintains slip resistance of the surface. Suitable for homes and large scale commercial applications.

Written 15 year performance warranty is available when STAIN-PROOF Original™ is applied by a Dry-Treat Accredited Applicator. STAIN-PROOF Original™ has proven its worth in homes and iconic buildings, malls and monuments all over the world.


You want to know how to remove oil or wine stains from your granite countertops. Stains in your granite countertops look horrible and you want to get rid of them. Your granite countertops were expensive, you do not want to replace it, and the stains look horrible. Removing oil stains from granite countertop is  not as hard as you may have thought it was.

Things You Will Need

Talc powder or plaster of paris

Hydrogen peroxide or bleach

Putty knife

Mixing bowl

Plastic wrap

Tape

Cleaning cloths

To Remove Oil or wine Stains From Granite countertops:

Mix the talc powder and hydrogen peroxide together. You can replace the talc powder with flour, but talc powder works better. You will need to use two tablespoons of hydrogen Peroxide and about a cup of talc powder. Mix the hydrogen peroxide and talc powder in a mixing bowl with a putty knife. You want the consistency of the mixture to be like a thick paste.(note: use plaster of paris and bleach mixture for wine or coffee stain.)Once the ingredients are mixed, take your putty knife and apply the mixture to the oil stain on your granite countertop. Make sure you only put the mixture on the stain.Take plastic wrap and (place it over the mixture), tape it down to your granite countertop. You will keep the plastic wrap taped to your countertop for at least twenty-four hours. Sometimes, longer is better. Give the mixture plenty of time to pull the oil stain out of your granite countertop.After twenty-four hours have elapsed, remove the plastic wrap from your granite countertop. Let the mixture dry on to your granite countertop.When the mixture is completely dry, scrape it off with the putty knife. Clean the remaining mixture off your granite countertops with a clean soft cotton rag.Clean the counter as you would normally clean it. Look and see if your oil stain is gone. If it is not completely gone, you will have to go through the process all over again.Do this process over again until the oil stain is gone. It may take one cleaning or three cleanings to remove the oil stain. Once you have removed the oil stain from our granite countertop, you will be happy, and you will have saved yourself a whole lot of money.

Tips:

Granite countertops are expensive. Make sure you are careful with what you use on your countertopsUse the cleaning mixture only on the affected areaUse clean soft cloths to clean your countertop