There are lots of options that you can choose from when you are picking out your kitchen and bathroom countertops. Although there are lots of options one of the most commonly used materials happens to be a natural stone called granite. Granite is a great option for a counter for many reasons. One is that it comes in a wide variety of colors including green, grey, black, white, tan and more. This makes designing your room and using granite an easier mission. The other reason that you want to use granite is because it is a stone that is able to withstand wear and tear well. That means that it will hold up against your everyday use well but that does not mean that you don’t have to care for it. Just like other surfaces you need to make sure that you take steps to protect your granite counters. There are several steps that should be done when you are caring and maintaining your granite. If you skip any of these steps the stone can be damaged and you will need to replace it well before the life of the stone should be gone.
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Cleaning Granite Countertops: The first and one of the most important things you want to do for your granite counters is to make sure that they are clean. This may seem obvious but there are lots of people that are not cleaning their granite right. The best thing that you can do is to use the right cleaning supplies on your granite. You want to avoid any harsh chemicals being used. You also want to make sure that you avoid any cleaners that are high in acid because that can start to eat away at the stone. The stone should be cleaned with mild soaps and if there is a spill it should be cleaned up right away. The best way to clean the counters is to call out a professional that has the right tools and experience to clean the granite for you.
Granite Countertop Sealer: The next step that you need to take is the same that comes with all natural stone. This could be stone that is being used as a tile on the floors, or walls as well as stone that is being used as a countertop. The sealing is a way to help protect your stone from being stained when a spill might occur. The sealing is done after the stone has been cleaned properly and is a layer that is there to help with cleanliness as well as shine.
Polishing Granite Countertops: Lastly you want to make sure that you talk to a professional about having your stone polished as well. The professional can talk to you about the different levels of polish that you want. There are some that will leave the stone very shiny while others will leave it looking more matte. You can choose what you want and it should be done as the last part of maintaining your counters.
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Heart Of Texas Chem-Dry LLC can come out to your home to maintain, clean, seal and polish your granite counters. Call us today!