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Countertop care 101

One important thing to keep in mind is that any and all spills should be cleaned up as quickly as possible.

Keeping your stone countertops looking great is less about a complicated cleaning regimen and more about using commonsense and the right tools.

Act fast

One important thing to keep in mind is that any and all spills should be cleaned up as quickly as possible.

Drop a container of pasta sauce? House guest spill a glass of water? Wipe up the mess as fast as you can.

Obviously, using a premium-quality impregnating sealer can help your countertop repel liquids that would cause stains. At the same time, impregnating sealers allow your stone to breathe, thereby preserving the look and natural integrity of your stone.

This means that your stone’s pores remain open.

Put simply, even with a sealer, your countertop is not immune to staining. Fortunately, the sealer will give you the time you need to clean up the spill before it has a chance to absorb into your stone and cause a stain.

Clean and increase protection at the same time

If you want to rejuvenate your countertops, Rejuvenata your countertops.

Hanafinn Rejuvenata is a pH neutral cleaner that has been specifically engineered for natural stone countertops.

It’s food-safe and contains a tiny amount of invisible sealer. This means that every time you use it to clean, you’re actually enhancing your countertop’s surface protection.

Know when to bring out the big guns

Stubborn soiling may require a more powerful cleaner. Luckily for you, Oxy-Klenza has just what you need.

This product is a safe, oxygen-based, odorless alkaline cleaner that can not only take on tough jobs, but is environmentally responsible, as well. It can also be used as a poultice to lift up stains.

Best of all, it doesn’t contain acid, meaning you can use it on your countertops without fear of causing acid etching.

Another option is Rejuvenata ACTIVE, which you can used undiluted.

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