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Tips on Cleaning Marble Kitchen Worktops Efficiently

Tips on Cleaning Marble Kitchen Worktops Efficiently

Post by digital on Monday, June 27th, 2016 | No comments

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Purchasing marble kitchen worktops prove to be a great investment for your home or office, as the stone can give you many years of beautiful service, without wearing or breaking down. This can be owed to its exceptional durability and temperature resistance, which allows it to withstand the toughest of elements. Marble also does not absorb liquids, making it easier to clean and wash.

For instance, marble does not conduct heat well, enabling it to act as a naturally cool material at all times. This is crucial for those enjoy cooking, but dislike the excessive heat. However, in order to make your marble kitchen worktops last long, there are certain steps you must take. So, without further ado let us look at these tips for cleaning marble worktops efficiently.

Cleaning Tips

  • Grab a spray bottle and fill it up with lukewarm water. Add about a tablespoon of non-abrasive and effective dish soap into the water and mix the solution well. Spray the solution all over the worktop and use a damp cloth for cleaning.
  • Remember to dry off water and/or soapy residues while cleaning, and make sure to use a soft, absorbent towel, dishcloth, or cleaning rag for better results in wiping off those sticky and irritating food and juice stains.
  • To enhance the surface shine of the marble kitchen worktop, consider using a liquid all-purpose cleaner that is specifically designed for cleaning marble material. Spray the cleaner over the worktop and wait until it does its job. AVOID ABRASIVE DETERGENTS.
  • After a few seconds, use a hot, wet dishcloth to wipe the cleaner off the counter. Treat the surface like glass and clean the marble worktop in a circular motion to give off a shinier and cleaner effect.

Care Tips

  • In order to ensure your marble worktop lasts you for the many years to come, it is essential that you take proper care. So, avoid chopping food on the kitchen worktops, as the stone may get scratches and your knives will become blunt. Invest in a good chopping board.
  • Avoid spilling substances like nail varnish, paint removes, acids (lemon juices and vinegar), oils, wine, and oven cleaners. Stone is porous and elements like the aforementioned can cause stains that could potentially harm the stone. Even if you do spill such substances, make sure to remove the liquid as soon as possible. This reduces the chance of anything seeping through the seal.
  • It is completely possible for you to place hot things onto marble countertops. However, if you use the same area for an excessive period, the stone could discolor and crystallize. So, avoid keeping excessively hot items on the worktop.So, now that you are familiar with the tips mentioned above, cleaning and taking care of your marble kitchen worktops will not be a problem.

 

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