- 1. Sealing granite countertops
Granite countertops are porous materials, improper care, they are easily scratched and scratched. The curing agent can form a protective layer on the countertop to protect the granite countertop. This protective layer also makes the granite surface very smooth and shiny. The granite countertop manufacturer will reseal the countertop in front of the selling counter. But as time goes by, this protective layer will gradually wear out. Therefore, it is necessary to regularly ask a stone renovation and maintenance company to reseal the granite countertops.
- 2. Do not use sharp objects on the granite countertop
Granite countertops are often used for food preparation. Cutting things directly on the countertop will damage the countertop and even leave unsightly scratches. When cutting food, a chopping board is used to protect the granite countertop. You can also install a wooden cutting board on the granite countertop. If this method does not work, then you can cut something on a non-granite countertop. If it is unavoidable to cut something on the granite countertop, then the movement should be light when cutting.
- 3. Don’t drag kitchen equipment from the granite countertop
Kitchen equipment such as mixers, food processors, stoves, and mixers are heavy equipment. They may have sharp edges inside which can scratch or scratch the granite countertops. To avoid this situation, do not drag heavy objects on the granite countertops. If the kitchen equipment is too heavy, ask someone to help lift it or put a foam pad on the bottom. The foam pad is very helpful for moving items and also avoids scratches on the table.
Clean the granite countertops after each use. Things left over when preparing food can scratch the granite countertop. Clean the countertop with a neutral soap and water solution to ensure that there are no harmful particles on the countertop. In addition, use a sponge instead of abrasive products to clean the countertop to reduce scratches.