How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops is brought to you from Rock Doctor Stone Care Products. All opinions are 100% our own.

Once school starts back up I will have the time to clean out closets, organize drawers and do some deep cleaning. Well that is what I hope for at least! Over the summer, I am shocked at how dirty the house gets over the summer with kids running amuck all day and using the kitchen non-stop. It would be a lie if I said I was not looking forward to school starting up. I love the ability to run out of town on a whim, but looking forward to set work hours again. To keep up with kitchen mess we used Rock Doctor complete stone care system to safely clean our granite countertops. 

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops

Best Granite Cleaning Products

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

Buy cleaning products that are specifically developed and tested for use on granite and other natural stone substances. The granite cleaner should be non-abrasive and not contain any harsh chemicals. If you have granite in your home, you probably already know that natural stone is a porous material that requires specific care in order to stay looking its best. 

  1. Always use clean mops, sponges towels and rags when cleaning your surfaces
  2. Clean up spills immediately to prevent staining or etching (lemon and limes are extremely acidic and should not be left sitting on your countertop)
  3. Use coasters to prevent glass rings from forming.

Seal your granite countertops every 12-18  months.

When to comes to best care for granite countertops, I am guilty as charged for missing this step. Thanks to the ease of Rock Doctor Granite Gleaner and Granite Sealer, I was able to clean and reseal my countertops in less than 30 minutes. This is definitely a project that is best done while the kids are in school since the product needs to stay dry for 30 minutes. 

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

Daily use I preferred the Natural Granite Cleaner versus the aersol. I did not see any streaking or residue on my surfaces which is always a plus. Rock Doctor Granite Cleaner is sold in a bottle that 100% Recyclable Ingredients: Purified Water, Coconut derived biodegradable surfactants, fragrance oil blend.

Clean the grout regularly

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

There has been a nasty spot right behind my kitchen sink near the faucet. My husband and I thought forever that we need to redo the grout. Not easy since it is an odd color and worried we could not match it. Well, I sprayed the area with the Grout Cleaner used a small  brush. Instantly it went away. Solved us a major repair.

 

 

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

How to care for Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

Cleans protects and shines stainless steel, chrome and aluminum. Unlike other products I have used, I did not have to over scrub to get away smudges. It helps eliminate fingerprints, smudges dirts and grease on stove tops and stainless fridges. Our fridge is constantly marked up with finger prints and food the kids have on their hands when they go look for a snack. 

How to Best Care For Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances

Why I liked the Rock Doctor Stone Care System?

  • Non-acidic
  • Biodegradable
  • Specifically formulated to work on both old and new stone surfaces
  • No bleach, phosphorus, dyes or ammonia  

What do you use on your granite counter tops? 

 

9 Comments

  1. I am going to check out this line for sure I have granite and i am constantly looking for better ways to clean it.

  2. Oooo I will have to try this product line! I have both stainless appliances and granit counter tops! The stainless can definitely be a pain to clean

  3. I wish we had granite countertops here! I miss them! My in laws have wood countertop and they are a pain to clean.

  4. I have to share this post and these cleaners with my mom. She has granite countertops and could use some help with cleaning and care!

  5. I’m so bad about this. I really need to give my granite and tile a good cleaning and SEAL properly which I don’t think we’ve ever done.

  6. This is so helpful. I feel like I struggle keeping our appliances clean correctly! Thanks.

  7. We have granite countertops and had no idea you had to seal them yearly! Thanks for the tip!

  8. Now these will keep those surfaces and appliances in good shape. I feel so much better when my kitchen is sparkling clean.

  9. After our kitchen remodel last year, I know how important it is to protect granite. The stone is far more fragile than it appears and is not cheap to replace. I need to look into this line!

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