Cleaning your countertop daily is enough to keep your granite countertop in good shape for the majority of the time, but sometimes spills that leaves stains happen which requires a deeper cleaning process.
Tips to remove stains without damaging your countertop:
- Apply a baking soda paste on the stain
It doesn’t matter what you spilled, the odds are that baking soda can assist you with removing it. To clean an oil-based stain, make a baking soda paste with some water. If the stain is water-based, mix the baking soda with hydrogen peroxide.
- Apply the paste generously over the stained area
Use a soft cloth to gently scrub the stained area, rinse it thoroughly, and repeat if needed.
- For tough stains
If repeated scrubbing doesn’t get rid of the stain, re-apply the paste, cover the area with plastic and tape the edges down. Leave your homemade stain remover on the granite countertop overnight (or even a few days). Rinse and wipe the granite then with a soft cloth to hopefully reveal a stain-free surface.