Tips on How to Clean and Maintain Marble Countertops

As the favorite medium for Greek and Roman sculptors and architects, marble has become a cultural symbol of tradition and refined taste. Its extremely varied and colorful patterns make it a favorite decorative material, and are frequently imitated by different other materials. It represented refinement, class, and wealth.

Marble countertops features:

  • Naturally beautiful
  • Durability in time
  • Stain resistant when properly maintained
  • Individual personality

The visual impact of marble countertops is amazing. The slightly porous surface that contains crystals allows light to penetrate the top layer of the marble. This light is then reflected back up to the surface, resulting in a sparkly show that attracts the eye, creating a dazzling effect.

However, to keep your marble countertops clean and in good shape you need to ensure proper maintenance.

Tips on How to Clean
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How to clean Marble Countertops

Dust at least once a week with a soft microfiber cloth. For wet cleaning, use a damp cloth and a pH-neutral cleaner designed for stone. It’s always a great idea to check with your countertop company for their recommendations.

Never use regular cleaning products that can etch the stone surface over time. And stay away from abrasive cleaners that will damage and dull the finish. Also, make sure to avoid products containing acid, including lemon juice and vinegar. You can simply use a mild, non-abrasive, pH neutral (non-acidic) soap mixed with water, which is all you really need to clean marble countertops.

DO's and DON'Ts of Marble Countertops

  • DO clean up spills immediately to minimize damage to your stone.
  • DO use trivets or mats under hot dishes and cookware.
  • DO use placemats under china, ceramics, silver and other objects that can scratch your marble or other soft stone surface.
  • DO use coasters under glasses, especially if they contain alcohol or citrus juices.
  • DO clean surfaces regularly with clean water or by using special Cleaner & Protector.
  • DO use Professional Sealer to protect your stone.
  • DON'T wait to clean up spills on stone.
  • DON'T use cleaners that contain acid such as bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub cleaners.
  • DON'T use vinegar, bleach, ammonia or other general-purpose cleaners.
  • DON'T use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or soft cleansers.
  • DON'T use alkaline cleaners not specifically formulated for stone.
  • DON'T use scouring powders and abrasives because they will scratch the surface.

Tips on How to Clean
  Marble Countertops – Marble Countertops from Luxury Countertops Kem Milano-Marble countertop with tile splash

Marble Countertops regular maintenance

Seal the countertops regularly. Natural stone is porous. The best way to prevent stains is to treat the surface with a protective sealer. The sealer fills in the pores and repels spills on the surface, allowing you time to completely wipe it away. So, sealing will prevent stains and damage and keep the marble countertops looking beautiful.

Why choose Marble Countertops

  • Offers a classic and elegant look.
  • Represents refinement, and class.
  • It is durable when properly maintained.
  • It is great for bathrooms, fireplaces, furniture tops.
  • Each piece has its unique look great for custom designed products.
  • Presents sophisticated patterns that can be used further in the design.

For the unique look with distinct veining pattern marble visit the Luxury Countertops Products selection. If you want more information about marble countertops, contact Luxury Countertops or stop by the showroom to learn more about marble products.

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